This module is a resource for lecturers
This section provides a list of (mostly) open access materials that the lecturer could ask the students to read before taking a class based on this Module.
- CEDAW Committee (1992). General Recommendation No. 19 on Violence Against Women. CEDAW/C/GC/19.
- United Nations (1993). Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women , GA Resolution 48/104. New York: UN. » The above two documents are the start of the project to consider violence against women as a human rights issue.
- CEDAW Committee (2017). General recommendation No. 35 on gender-based violence against women. CEDAW/C/GC/35. This is the updated version of General Recommendation 19. It identifies violence against women as a breach of customary international law - among the most basic rules which apply to all States.
- CEDAW Committee (from 1986 onwards). General Recommendations.
- Chimamanda, Ngozi Adichie (2017). Dear Ijeawele, Or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions. Knopf Publishing Group.
- Copelon, Rhonda (2012). End Torture, End Domestic Violence . Online: On the Issues Magazine. » This is an open-access version of Rhonda Copelon's challenge to the international human rights framework, to take violence against women by non-State actors seriously: this was the opening chapter in feminist organizing to eradicate violence against women, through creative use of international human rights law.
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