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Banda, Fareda (2019) 'The Impact of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women in Select African States.' International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 33 (2). pp. 252-275.

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Abstract

While the UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is seen to be an African success story, in order to obtain some sense of the impact of CEDAW in African legal systems, this article considers cases in which CEDAW provisions on the family have been invoked in those jurisdictions and provides a snapshot of key issues identified by the Committee in the case law, including changes in Constitutions. This is set in the context of the challenges of applying international standards to local contexts.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Law
ISSN: 13609939
Copyright Statement: © 2019 The Author(s). This is the accepted manuscript of an article published by Oxford University Press in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, available online: https://doi.org/10.1093/lawfam/ebz006
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1093/lawfam/ebz006
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2019 15:39
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/31847
Funders: Other

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