Mainstreaming gender in the protection of cultural heritage

  title={Mainstreaming gender in the protection of cultural heritage},
  author={Sara de Vido},
The purpose of this contribution is to reflect on the relationship between gender equality and CH, from a human rights law perspective. We will demonstrate that the two elements are not conflicting, but mutually reinforcing. Provided that some practices can never be condoned under human rights law, the approach followed in the article is twofold. On the one hand, it should be acknowledged the contribution given by women in the preservation of traditional practices and heritage sites. On the… 
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