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Women and discrimination

New Zealand and the UN Convention

by Mai Chen

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Published by Victoria University Press for the Institute of Policy Studies in Wellington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation -- New Zealand,
    • Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementMai Chen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 85 p. ;
      Number of Pages85
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1946786M
      ISBN 100864731167
      LC Control Number90170472
      OCLC/WorldCa22810864

      Filed under: Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain Women and the Law (originally published ; this edition London: University of London, School of Advanced Study, ), by Susan Atkins and Brenda Hale (PDF with commentary at . the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, which states that discrimination against women is an offence against human dignity and calls on States to “abolish existing laws, customs, regulations and practices which are discriminatory against women, and to establish adequate legal protection for equal rights of men and women”.File Size: KB.

      This paper investigates gender discrimination and inequality in traditional and indie publishing related to author selection into genres (allocative discrimination), differences in prices by genre based on gender composition (valuative discrimination), and differences in book prices for male and female authors publishing books in the same Cited by: 1. Women in the Security Profession: A Practical Guide for Career Development is a resource for women considering a career in security, or for those seeking to advance to its highest levels of management. It provides a historical perspective on how women have evolved in the industry, as well as providing real-world tips and insights on how they.

      Discrimination against Women: Prevalence, Consequences, Remedies by Hope Landrine, Elizabeth Adele Klonoff and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Initially, women energized by Friedan’s book joined with government leaders and union representatives who had been lobbying the federal government for equal pay and for protection against employment discrimination. By June they had concluded that polite requests were insufficient. They would need their own national pressure group—a.


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