Ratifying the American Convention on Human Rights: The Stakes for Women

24 November 2003
November 24, 2003

This report was written for the Working Group on Abortion, Reproductive Health, and Women’s Citizenship in the Americas of the National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL).

Table of Contents

Foreword & Acknowledgments


  1. The OAS and the Inter-American Human Rights System
  2. ACHR Ratification: Characteristics, Issues and Difficulties for Canada
  3. Abortion, Reproductive Health and Women’s Human Rights
  4. Ratifying the ACHR: Safeguards for Women’s Rights Conclusion

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about NAWL
The National Association of Women and the Law is a not-for-profit feminist organization that promotes the equality rights of women through legal education, research and law reform advocacy.
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