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Published by Council of Europe in Strasbourg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementorganised by the Secretariat General of the Council of Europe in cooperation with Intercenter of Messina (Italy), Taormina-Mare (Italy), 29 September-1 October 1994.
ContributionsCouncil of Europe., International Centre of Sociological and Penitentiary Research and Studies.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 194p. ;
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22324268M
ISBN 10928712714X

  6. Fundamental Rights: Equality: The right to equality and non-discrimination Exclusion from public space and the right to equality and non-discrimination Conclusion 7. Democracy: Democracy The democratic legitimacy of exclusion measures The consequences of exclusion measures for democracy Conclusion : Discrimination and Exclusion Dealing with individuals and groups who have been excluded, or who face particular types of discrimination, is an important but difficult task for the educator. In some cases these groups are invisible to any other than themselves and some advocates or interest groups which have emerged from the group or have a.   The book will be of interest to academics and policy makers all over the world, in particular to those researching and studying law, political sciences and sociology with an interest in human rights, non discrimination law, contract and employment law or European : Dagmar Schiek.   The CEDAW focuses on and includes articles regarding non-discrimination, sex stereotypes, and sex trafficking; women’s rights in the public sphere with regard to political life, representation, and nationality; economic and social rights of women in regard to education, employment and health; women’s right to equality in marriage and family Author: Lyndsay B Thompson.


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