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Women and HIV/AIDS in prison: a human rights approach : the Angola context
Prisoners do not (should not) lose their rights while they are deprived of their liberty under the custody of the State besides the lawful limitations inherent to incarceration. They must be considered by the State as part ...
Indigenous justice systems in Guatemala: barrier or opportunity for women?
Indigenous justice systems have often been criticised for violating women’s rights, yet it is not clear how justice systems in communities with changing power structures and influences from both ladino and indigenous ...
That inevitable suffering? : framing women and torture behind bars
Women in detention have been receiving increased attention from international, regional and national human rights organisations. Despite increased attention, the number of women in detention continues to grow, necessitating ...
Spoils of war or political partners? : United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, women security and political participation in the Great Lakes of Africa
Women in the African Great Lakes Region have long been marginalised and victimised. The purpose of this research is to ascertain whether the implementation of United Nations Security Council 1325 on Women, Peace and Security ...
The spiral model of socialisation of human rights norms reviseted : the struggle against the blanket ban on therapeutic abortion in Nicaragua 2006-2010
The purpose of this study has been to test the spiral model of socialisation of human rights norms into domestic legislation and practice. The empirical test case is Nicaragua where the parliament voted to repeal the legal ...