Progress of the World’s Women 2011-2012: In Pursuit of Justice

by Laura Turquet, Papa Seck, Ginette Azcona et al.
UN Women, 2012

166 pp. 9.4 MB:
http://progress.unwomen.org/pdfs/EN-Report-Progress.pdf

In every region, there are laws that discriminate against women, in relation to property, the family, employment and citizenship. Too often, justice institutions, including the police and the courts, deny women justice. But, governments and civil society are pioneering innovative approaches to ensure that women can access justice. Women parliamentarians, lawyers, judges and activists are driving change and making a difference. Ensuring women are in parliaments, are on the front-line of justice, and are represented in the judiciary and customary justice systems helps women to access their rights.

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