Rape and human rights : a feminist perspective

@inproceedings{Westmarland2005RapeAH,
  title={Rape and human rights : a feminist perspective},
  author={Marie Nicole Westmarland},
  year={2005}
}
Echoing the ambivalent relationship feminism has historically had with law, feminists working within the violence against women movement within England and Wales have shown little enthusiasm for a statutory Bill of Rights. Neither the European Convention on Human Rights nor the Human Rights Act 1998 has been the focus of feminist research or activism in this area. Indeed, the social sciences as a whole have been slow to engage with international human rights law and theorise any impact on law… CONTINUE READING

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