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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

The Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is seen as the International Bill of Women’s Rights with rights that extend to the public and private realm. UN…

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Culture vs. Rights: The Case of Female Genital Mutilation

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is considered a violence against women, and it seeks to subjugate women by taking away sexual urges and controlling them by removing sexual pleasure. This practice is…

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Conceptualizations of Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Sexual and reproductive rights emerged in the 1990s and they are still highly contested. Sexual rights include concepts such as access to contraception and allowing women to enjoy healthy and…

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Contested Rights: The Right to Life

Discussion about abortion is often focused on when life begins, with those who are “pro-life” suggesting that life begins at conception, so that the fetus has the rights of a human being.…

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