Legislation and mechanisms for promoting gender equality: The Australian experience

Charlesworth, S 2008, 'Legislation and mechanisms for promoting gender equality: The Australian experience' in R. Manjoo and K. DeRemer (ed.) Mechanisms and Legislation to Promote Gender Equality, Dossier 29, Women Living Under Muslim Laws, London, UK, pp. 39-47.


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Title Legislation and mechanisms for promoting gender equality: The Australian experience
Author(s) Charlesworth, S
Year 2008
Title of book Mechanisms and Legislation to Promote Gender Equality, Dossier 29
Publisher Women Living Under Muslim Laws
Place of publication London, UK
Editor(s) R. Manjoo
K. DeRemer
Start page 39
End page 47
Subjects Human Rights Law
Summary For over twenty years Australia has been building and revising mechanisms to promote gender equality. This paper discusses the path taken towards developing these structures and its successes and challenges with implementation and enforcement. Offered are clear lessons learned and how the Australian experience can provide insight for the development of similar mechanisms in other countries.
Copyright notice © 2008 Women Living Under Muslim Laws
Keyword(s) gender equality
regulation
ISBN 15609677
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