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'The UN "Beijing Platform for Action" 1995-2005: Local Global Political Spaces, NGO Advocacy, and Governmental Responses in the Republic of Ireland',
Introduction September 2005 marks the tenth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing 1995) and the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA) by 189 governments, including Ireland. From February ...
Linking Local and Global Feminist Advocacy: Framing Women's Rights as Human Rights in the Republic of Ireland
This article argues that global-level feminist advocacy in the 1990s has had a significant impact within feminist advocacy in the Republic of Ireland. An important manifestation of this is the growing engagement of groups ...
Cosmopolitan Feminism and Human Rights
Reilly offers an account of cosmopolitan feminism as emancipatory political practice in an age of globalization. This entails a critical engagement with international human rights law; a global feminist consciousness that ...
The Struggle for Cultural Recognition and Women's Human Rights: Lessons from the Experience of Irish Traveller Women
(Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, 2005)
The 1990s global campaign for women's human rights is most associated with achieving international recognition of violence against women as a human rights issue. However, the campaign has mostly side-stepped the issue of ...
Seeking Gender Justice in Post-Conflict Transitions: Towards a Transformative Women's Human Rights Approach
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
This article critically examines the prospects for achieving a comprehensive vision of gender justice in post-conflict transitional contexts. It is divided into three main sections. The first reviews the gendered limits ...