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.
1. Discussion themes: constitutions, customary and religious law, and gender equality
2. Lessons learned: coalition-building and transforming culture to advance gender equality
Annex A. Programme
Annex B. List of participants
About the authors
About the partners