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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Byron, Jessica .
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Department of Government
Title, Analytic
Gender and human rights issues in the Commonwealth Caribbean
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Arts, Karin ; Mihyo, Paschal
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Responding to the human rights deficit: Essays in honour of Bas de Gaay Fortman
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The Hague
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Kluwer Law International
Date of Publication
2003
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151-169
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Earlier version presented at Human Rights Symposium held to commemorate the retirement of Professor Bas De Gaay Fortman, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands, November 20, 2002
Abstract
Focuses primarily on women and human rights in the Commonwealth Caribbean, a subset of the larger Caribbean region with a relatively homogeneous legal and cultural background. Shows the extent to which the various gender and human rights issues in the sub-region are inter-related, have increasingly converged and begun to impinge on one another. It argues that there is a danger of conceptualizing women's rights and men's rights as if they are juxtaposed and in opposition to one another since neither set of issues can be addressed effectively in isolation. Highlights the fact that violence against women and labour issues are both integrally linked to issues of male marginalization and masculinity crises in the region and discusses possible academic and policy responses.....
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