Read On! A Nordic Approach to Promoting Women’s Rights within International Law: Internal v. External Perspectives

The Nordic Journal of International Law has published a Special Edition on Nordic Approaches to International Law.  I was invited to address whether or not there is a Nordic Approach to Promoting Women’s Rights within International Law. I juxtaposed internal and external perspectives in order to identify dilemmas and remaining challenges. Recognition of the Nordic contribution to the drafting of the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is contrasted with present day issues which complicate enjoyment of rights. The complexity of formulating a Nordic feminist foreign policy and the appointment of Nordic women as creators of international law is explored.  The article is available here

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