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Women's Human Rights


Rights to which women are entitled simply by being human. The primary international document stating women's human rights is the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.
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Women's Human Rights Advocacy


In general, women's human rights advocacy consists of activities aimed at influencing policies and decision-making at national and international levels in order to assure recognition and respect for Women's Human Rights and assure that the treatment of women is consistent with internationa [..]
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United Nations Conference on Women


The first United Nations Conference on Women took place in Mexico in 1975. Subsequently, the UN proclaimed 1975-1985 the Decade for Women and conferences on women took place in Copenhagen in 1980 and Nairobi in 1985. The latest conference was in Beijing in 1995. The next world conference on women is [..]
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Reconciliation Of Work And Family/ Household Life


The introduction of family and parental leave schemes, child and elderly care arrangements, and the development of a working environment structure and organization which facilitates the combination of work and family / household responsibilities for women and men.
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Quota


A defined proportion or share of places, seats or resources to be filled by or allocated to a specific group, generally under certain rules or criteria, and aimed at correcting a previous imbalance, usually in decision making positions or in access to training opportunities or jobs.
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Positive Discrimination


Measures targeted at a particular group and intended to eliminate and prevent discrimination or to offset disadvantages arising from existing attitudes, behaviors and structures (sometimes referred to as positive discrimination).
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Individual Complaints


Complaints of individuals or Nongovernmental Organizations; the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights permits the Human Rights Committee to hear individual complaints.
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Human Rights


The rights people are entitled to simply as a result of being human, irrespective of their citizenship, nationalist, race, ethnicity, language, sex, sexuality or abilities; human rights become enforceable as they become Codified as Conventions, Covenants or Treaties, or as they become recognized as [..]
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Human Rights Systems


Refers to the various groupings of human rights laws, courts, investigatory bodies and other organizations at the national, regional and international level which may provide appropriate Enforcement Mechanisms, such as court-like Complaint procedures and audit-like Monitoring and Reporting Procedure [..]
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