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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 Again [..]
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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 [..]
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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 [..]
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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 [..]
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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, u [..]
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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 [..]
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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 comp [..]
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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 enforce [..]
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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 M [..]
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