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Time for a change : the need for a binding international treaty on violence against women Helen Rubenstein, Global Rights for Women

By: Rubenstein, Helen.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Global Rights for Women, 2020Description: electronic document (51 pages) ; PDF file.Subject(s): Global Rights for Women | INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS | Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Violence against Women (CEDAW) | PREVENTION | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | INTERNATIONALOnline resources: Click here to access online | Summary Summary: This paper is the first of two articles on the need for a new international treaty on violence against women. This paper focuses on strengths and weaknesses of existing frameworks and why they are inadequate to effectively address the global problem of violence against women and girls. The second paper, (#7328) which is forthcoming, will focus on advocacy for and the path to a new treaty, as well as outlining strong, specific content based on best practices. (From the document). Record #7327
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This paper is the first of two articles on the need for a new
international treaty on violence against women. This paper focuses on strengths and weaknesses of existing frameworks and why they are inadequate to effectively address the global problem of violence against women and girls. The second paper, (#7328) which is forthcoming, will focus on advocacy for and the path to a new treaty, as well as outlining strong, specific content based on best practices. (From the document). Record #7327

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