The Importance Of Women's Rights

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The term "women's rights" and the set of practices that are attached to its use are the endlessly developing product of an international movement to improve upon the status of women. In the 1980s and 1990s, women's movements all over the world formed networks and organizations to give greater clarity to both the problems that women face every day and to the position of women's experiences in economic, social, political, cultural and environmental issues. The concept of women's rights rest its attainment and the development of its use to the fact that it is at the same time prosaic and revolutionary. On the one hand, the idea of women's rights makes common sense. It declares, rather simply, that as human beings women have human rights. This…show more content…
These treaties including others support the human rights of women, as all are evenly applicable to all individuals. CEDAW: The International Bill of Rights for Women The Convention on the Evacuation of all kinds of Discrimination against Women defines the right of women to be free from all forms of discrimination and also sets the core principles to protect and defend this right. It promotes an agenda for national legal action to end discrimination, and stipulates the basis for achieving sameness between men and women by advocating for Women's equal opportunities in, equal access to, political and public life as well as education, employment and health. CEDAW happens to be the sole human rights treaty (written Agreements) that affirms the procreative rights of women(UNFPA, 2006). This Convention has so far been ratified by 180 states including China and Ghana . The convention fashions as one of the most ratified international treaties. Countries which are parties to the Convention are encouraged to submit periodical reports on Women's status in their various countries(UNFPA, 2006). CEDAW’s Optional Protocol which has already been ratified by 71 countries has set up procedures for individual complaints on alleged violations of the Convention by Countries which are parties to the Convention , as well as an inquiry process that permits the
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