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Towards a cultural understanding of the interplay between children"s and women"s rights

Towards a cultural understanding of the interplay between children"s and women"s rights

an eastern and southern African perspective

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Published by Women and Law in Southern Africa in [Harare] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Eastern.,
  • Africa, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Africa, Eastern.,
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Africa, Eastern.,
    • Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Africa, Southern.,
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Africa, Southern.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Alice Armstrong ... [et al.].
      SeriesWomen and Law in Southern Africa working paper ;, no. 11, Working paper (Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Project) ;, 11.
      ContributionsArmstrong, Alice., Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Project.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKQC145.M55 T69 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination39 p. ;
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL963243M
      LC Control Number95981937

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      cultural this term I mean to call attention to the ironic fact that individuals inside the group can be injured by the very reforms that are designed to promote their status as group members in the accommo-dating,multicultural state. This tension between accommodating diVerences and protecting theCited by: For this reason, tensions between cultural rights and women’s human rights have intensified in recent years. Tradition, like culture, is often thought to be inherent and unchanging.


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