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Women and the law in Asia and the Near East

Lynn P. Freedman

Women and the law in Asia and the Near East

by Lynn P. Freedman

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Published by U.S. Agency for International Development? in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Asia.,
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Middle East.,
  • Women"s rights -- Asia.,
  • Women"s rights -- Middle East.,
  • Islamic law.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLynn P. Freedman ; prepared for Office of Technical Resources, Bureau for Europe and the Near East [and] Office of Women in Development, Bureau for Policy and Program Coordination, U.S. Agency for International Development.
    SeriesGENESYS special studies -- no. 1.
    ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development. Bureau for Europe and the Near East. Office of Technical Resources., United States. Agency for International Development. Office of Women in Development., Women, Economic Growth and Demographic Change in Asia, the Near East and Eastern Europe (1991 : Washington, D.C.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 44 p. ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14681029M

      Across the East Asia and Pacific region, female-headed households own less land than male-headed households. Few women own farms despite the fact that 40% of the region's women are employed in agriculture. Source: World Bank. Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the Pacific: A Companion to the World Development Report FAO. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 2 volumes ; 25 cm: Contents: v. 1. The pre-modern texts --v

    Working papers on legal systems of East Asia. Asian Law eJournal is part of SSRN, the Social Sciences Research Network. Edited by former UW Law School faculty Veronica Taylor and Don Clarke References western-language monographs, articles and book chapters on all parts of Asia. to present. Library Catalogs WorldCat. Search the holdings. Book Description: The essays in this collection examine issues of gender, family, and law in the Middle East and South Asia. In particular, the authors address the impact of colonialism on law, family, and gender relations; the role of religious politics in writing family law and the implications for gender relations; and the tension between international standards emerging from UN .

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