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Gender-related legal reform and access to economic resources in Eastern Africa

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • African, Eastern.,
  • Ethiopia.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- African, Eastern.,
    • Law reform -- African, Eastern.,
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Ethiopia.,
    • Law reform -- Ethiopia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 41-43).

      StatementGita Gopal.
      SeriesWorld Bank discussion paper,, no. 405, World Bank discussion papers ;, 405.
      ContributionsWorld Bank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKQC145.W64 G67 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 45 p. ;
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL45866M
      ISBN 100821345664
      LC Control Number99043548

      For example, following the introduction of the Canadian Human Rights Actthe Canadian Forces were obliged to prove that any discriminatory policies were an operational necessity. Women become the biggest victims as they are more vulnerable to abuse by men. Discrimination based on gender ideology and patriarchy was not initially considered as part of the human rights agenda. In an attempt to answer this question, Kivutha Kibwana argues that from the cradle to the grave, men are exposed to several myths and excuses which are used to justify and rationalize violence against women.

      This move is intended to make the reporting and collection of evidence more effective. Meyersfeld paints a grimmer picture when she posits that: This is the fact. They are never recorded as workers, so they have no rights or any form of protection under the existing industrial laws. The Constitution provides the greatest opportunity to the people of Kenya to advocate for their rights founded on the provisions of the Constitution and also welcome in a new era of institutional overhaul.

      In fact, the survivor of SGBV is more of an alien to the criminal justice system because the offence is perceived by the system to have been committed against the state, not against the survivor of the SGBV as an individual. She was murdered in and her body was thrown into a well which was then filled with stones. It recognizes also sexual offences of mentally impaired. In becoming handpump mechanics, they had built confidence in their ability to learn, broken stereotypes, and entered into a spiral of learning. It permeates and defines the very ethos upon which the Constitution is premised. The Creation of SGBV Networks Important to note is the greater co-operation between the non state actors and an increased tendency to form alliances and networks regionally and nationally.


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The Constitution therefore recognizes that in order to give full effect to the right to full equality before the law, it may be necessary to take measures to redress past patterns of discrimination, such as those that relate to gender relations.

Instead, a hybrid approach that includes greater community-level management and flexibility but with the same goals as IWRM has been suggested. She was born in and became known as Tahirih The Pure One.

See Module The following are some examples: 1. It transgresses norms of peaceful co-existence. Violence is an egregious form of certain infringement of the core and basic notions of civility and citizenship.

They charged that the organization was destroying the institution of the family and attacking Indian culture. They are also involved in the most hazardous stage of production.

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Laird Hunter suggests that people who use the legal system must be able to guide themselves through a process that they understand and, at appropriate places along the way, they are able to recognize that they have a legal right or responsibility, so as to enable them to exercise or assume it.

The court held that it was the duty of the state to protect people against violent crime and that the police had a duty of care towards the victim.

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The individual women who are victims of such violence often experience life-long emotional distress, mental health problems and poor reproductive health, as well as being at higher risk of acquiring HIV and intensive long-term users of health services.

Although there are still many gender related challenges facing the country, a few strides in form of policy developments and enactment of key legislation have been undertaken in the recent past Gender-related legal reform and access to economic resources in Eastern Africa book at gender equality and protection.

However, civil society organisations are widespread and well-organised in many developing countries providing competent partners for governments and donors in implementing gender and SSR initiatives. For instance, the lack of property rights and instability associated with a slum dwelling may mean that the resident would not be willing to invest in WASH services for a building that may not survive a storm, or from which she may be evicted.

The process of creating awareness about the scourge of SGBV requires highly trained and skilled personnel. The Creation of SGBV Networks Important to note is the greater co-operation between the non state actors and an increased tendency to form alliances and networks regionally and nationally.

However, it should also be emphasised that SSR can be an entry point in post-conflict contexts for overcoming pre-conflict gender-based inequality and insecurity. Under special circumstances, articles in Amharic may be considered for publication.

Furthermore poor investigation of cases results in the lack of conviction of offenders thus denying justice to survivors of violence.Gender-Related Legal Reform and Access to Economic Resources in Eastern Africa (World Bank Discussion Papers) by Gita Gopal.

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Gender-Related Legal Reform and Access to Economic Resources in Eastern Africa Gita Gopal The World Bank Washington, D.C.