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Protecting the rights of women in the ESCWA region through the proper use of UN resolutions and international protocols on war and armed conflict / [prepared by Chibli Mallat].

Author/Creator:
Mallat, Chibli.
Publication:
New York : United Nations, 2009.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
viii, 50 p. ; 28 cm.
Subjects:
Women's rights -- Middle East.
Women in war -- Middle East.
Women -- Protection -- International cooperation.
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (1979 December 18)
Summary:
"This study examines international human rights instruments and mechanisms related to the protection of the rights of women living in conflict situations and their relevance and applicability in the region of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). It also identifies and examines the physical, economic, social, legal and other challenges facing women living in conflict situations; and makes recommendations to ESCWA member countries and the international community on the development of policies and programmes aimed at protecting the rights of women in conflict situations."-- Executive summary.
Contents:
International gender law : CEDAW
The impact of CEDAW : international human rights instruments on the protection of rights of women in conflict situations
The international criminal and humanitarian law system : from the Geneva Conventions to the ICC
Case study on displaced Iraqi women
Conclusions and recommendations.
Notes:
At head of title: Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).
"E/ESCWA/ECW/2009/1."
"22 July 2009."
"09-0271."
"This publication was prepared by Dr. Chibli Mallat. It was coordinated by the Centre for Women in ESCWA, UNHCR, and the Regional Bureau for the Middle East and North Africa."--Acknowledgments.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47-50).
Contributor:
United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia.
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
OCLC:
631821625
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