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Published: 05 June 2020

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780190922962

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Global Norms and Local Action

The Campaigns to End Violence against Women in Africa

Peace A. Medie

Oxford Studies in Gender and International Relations

  • Draws on rich empirical evidence gathered during extensive fieldwork in Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire
  • Provides new insights into specialized criminal justice sector mechanisms and their impact on women's access to justice in Africa
  • Focuses on the influence of the United Nations and women's movements on the establishment of specialized mechanisms within the police force in Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire, and on the domestic implementation of an international women's rights norm

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