Constitutions, Customary and Religious Law, and Gender Equality

Reconciling Rights in Constitutional Design Negotiations
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This publication is only available in electronic format
Published: 
14 September 2022
Language: 
English
Pages: 
29
ISBN: 
978-91-7671-565-9 (PDF)
Author(s): 
Rhys Ainsworth, Sharon P. Hickey
Co-Publisher(s): 
Peace and Conflict Resolution Evidence Platform, Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law

The participants of the third annual Women Constitution-Makers’ Dialogue explored comparative constitutional design approaches to legal pluralism and reconciling tensions between customary/religious systems and guarantees of gender equality and non-discrimination. In addition to technical issues, the discussion also addressed successes and challenges associated with implementation of constitutional guarantees of gender equality and explored innovative approaches to harmonization, transformation and empowerment.

Contents

Introduction

1. Discussion themes: constitutions, customary and religious law, and gender equality

2. Lessons learned: coalition-building and transforming culture to advance gender equality

3. Conclusion

Annex A. Programme

Annex B. List of participants

About the authors

About the partners

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