Women's Human Rights and the Conversation Across Cultures

6 Pages Posted: 8 Mar 2007 Last revised: 31 May 2010

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Penelope Andrews

New York Law School; New York Law School

Abstract

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

Andrews, Penelope and 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

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