Equity or Equality for Women? Understanding CEDAW’s Equality Principles
- Theme: CEDAW.
- Type: Occasional Papers Series, Thematic Paper.
- Region/Country: Global.
- Language: English.
IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Papers Series, No. 14. 48-page paper in PDF format, written by Alda Facio and Martha I. Morgan. First explaining the background of the controversy over the terms ‘equity’ and ‘equality’ in human rights law, the authors go on to outline CEDAW’s concept of equality, before presenting a human rights-based critique of attempts to use ‘equity’ to replace equality.