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This comment examines the vision of women's rights and equality as outlined in CEDAW. It raises some of the possibilities and limitations associated with universalizing legal norms in a context of enormous global disparities, particularly in material and cultural terms.
Keywords: women's human rights, culture
JEL Classification: K33
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Andrews, Penelope, Women's Human Rights and the Conversation Across Cultures. Albany Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 2, 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=968389