The Concept of Substantive Equality and Gender Justice in South Asia
The paper by Savitri W. E. Goonesekere examines the evolving concept of substantive equality and its implications for South Asia – a region where, despite some gains, the stark reality of gender based discrimination is still all pervasive.
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Subject areas: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) Gender equality and inequality Human rights Women’s rights
Resource type(s): Case studies
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Publishing entity/ies: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)