Discrimination Bachelor Essay
... 1979, The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women presented its definition of discrimination to the General Assembly of the United Nations: It says in Article I,
"discrimination against women shall mean any distinction, exclusion or restriction made on the basis of sex which has the effect or purpose of impairing or nullifying the recognition, enjoyment, or exercise by women, irrespective of their marital status , on a basis of equality of men an women, of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the political, economic, social, cultural, civil or any other field" (Walters, 2001, p. 227).
The UN adopted Articles 1-16 of this convention on December 18. 1979, well...