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Addressing Intersectional Discrimination with Temporary Special Measures


IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 8. 66-page paper in PDF format, showing how temporary special measures are a means to remedying structural discrimination and achieving substantive equality, and how their use can be justified. It further discusses why these measures should be utilised for women who encounter multiple forms of discrimination, and presents […]

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Making UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies More Effective: A Gender Critique of Reforms to the Reporting Process – The Case of the ‘Common Core Document’


IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 4. This 36-page paper in PDF format, written by Dianne Otto, discusses some challenges to centering women’s human rights in the context of earlier reforms to the United Nations treaty body system.  

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