Women’s Human Rights Changing the World


252 Pages
June 20, 2019
New CWS/CF Journal All Titles

Table of Contents

Guest Editors: Angela Miles, Alda Facio, Jeannette Corbiere Lavell and Patricia Nyaundi

Women’s Human Rights and the United Nations

Women’s Human Rights on the World Stage: An Unfinished History by Alda Facio, edited with Angela Miles

Feminism and Human Rights: The Legacy of Vienna by Charlotte Bunch

The United Nations and the Promotion and Protection of Women’s Human Rights: A Work in Progress by Fleur van Leeuwen

International Women’s Human Rights and the Hope for Feminist Law: Intersectionality as Legal Framework by Amanda Dale

International Human Rights and Women with Disabilities: Recognizing Our Diverse Identities by Tammy Bernasky

CEDAW and the Jurisprudence of UN Human Rights Mechanisms: Women’s Human Rights in the Context of Religion and Culture by Frances Raday

Women’s Human Rights: Conceptual and Political Challenges

Connecting Women’s Human Rights to Public Resources in Canada by Isabella Bakker

What Could the Basic Income Guarantee do for Women’s Rights? by Josephine Grey 

Women’s Rights, Secularism, and the Colonial Legacy by Marieme Helie Lucas

The Political Economy of Prostitution and Women’s Human Rights by Rosa Cobo, trans. by Nikki Graham, edited by Angela Miles 

Pipelines, Prostitution and Indigenous Women: A Critical Analysis of Contemporary Discourse by Lana Ray

When Some Rights Matter More than Others: Recent National Legislation in Women’s Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean by Ana Laura Rodríguez Gustá and Nancy Madera

Women’s Intergenerational Leadership: Realizing Rights in Solomon Islands and Beyond by Jess Notwell

Women’s Human Rights and Health Equality in Clinical Trials in Canada by Alla Yakerson and Kenneth Cheak Kwan Lam

Having Non-State Torture Recognized by the UN and Member States as an Infringement of     Women’s Human Rights Is Imperative by Jeanne Sarson and Linda MacDonald

The Parable of the Origin of Patriarchy by Alda Facio

Women’s Human Rights on the Ground

“They Turned It Against Us.” How the Rape Kit Failed Sexual Assault Survivors and Their Allies: A Brief History by Andrea Quinlan

Equality Delayed Is Equality Denied for Indigenous Women by Sharon McIvor, Pamela Palmater, and Shelagh Day

Equal Status for Indigenous Women —Sometime, Not Now: The Indian Act and Bill S-3 by Shelagh Day

Women’s Human Rights and Canadian Tax Policy: From CEDAW to the Beijing Platform and Beyond by Kathleen A. Lahey

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women: The Role of Grassroots Organizations and Social Media in Education by Kaitlyn Watson

Black and Indigenous Territorial Movements: Women Striving for Peace in Colombia by Sheila Gruner and Charo Mina Rojas

Women in Peace or Pieces? Perspectives from Sri Lanka by Salma Yusuf

The Philippines Criminal Ban on Abortion and the CEDAW Committee’s Role in Strengthening Calls for Reform by Jihan Jacob and Melissa Upreti


As the Land Listens by Margo Berdeshevsky
Don’t talk about rape, but watch it on television by Ayla Lefkowitz
The Hospital by Kay Eginton
Autobiography on Cassandra by Cassandra Myers
The Prescription by Shirley Adelman
Housekeeping History by Katerina Fretwell
He Tells Me by Ayla Lefkowitz
Roommates by Kathy Ashby
Another Party by Kathy Ashby
The Last Day by Holly Day
A Nightmare by Shirley Adelman
My Skin With Your Beak by Holly Day
Singing His Name by R. Leigh Krafft
Trance/Verse by Penn Kemp
Stillborn by Margo Swiss
Rue Lépine by Ilona Martonfi
Packed Up by Shirley Adelman
The Dance by Kay Eginton
Berlin, 1945: for the Six Children of Goebbels by Penn Kemp
Holzkiste (Wooden Crate) by Ilona Martonfi

Book Reviews

We Still Demand! Redefining Resistance in Sex and Gender Struggles reviewed by Angela Stanley
Being an Early Career Feminist Academic: Global Perspectives, Experiences, and Challenges
reviewed by Isabelle LeBlanc
Gender Relations in Canada: Intersectionalities and Social Changes reviewed by Emma Posca Deep Salt Water reviewed by Danielle McNally
The White Ribbon Man reviewed by Edward Brown
Priestess of Morphine: The Lost Writings of Marie-Madeleine in the Time of Nazis reviewed by Anna Veprinska
Surface Imaginations: Cosmetic Surgery, Photography and Skin reviewed by Sydney Tyber Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy reviewed by Deborah Herman
Flesh reviewed by Kate Rogers
A Season Among Psychics reviewed by Kate Rogers


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