Ending sex discrimination in the law

Organisation: Equality Now Year: 2015

In this report, Equality Now looks at sex discriminatory laws around the world, including minimum age of marriage, domestic violence and rape laws which exempt the perpetrator from prosecution provided he marries his victim.

The report provides examples from a range of countries and gives contact information for those who wish to take action.

“Ending sex discrimination in the law” is the 4th edition of Equality Now’s “Words and deeds” series on holding governments accountable in the Beijing review process.

 

TAGS: Report Afghanistan Algeria Burundi Cuba Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo Dominican Republic Guinea Indonesia Yemen Kenya Mali Nicaragua Sudan Tanzania Swaziland Togo United States Iran Pakistan Saudi Arabia Philippines Tunisia Cameroon Ireland Madagascar United Kingdom Nigeria India Lebanon State of Palestine Egypt Syrian Arab Republic International Human rights and justice Strengthening laws and policies Age of marriage Advocacy National frameworks