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Women’s Victimization in Transitional Justice and their Fight : The Story of Taiwan
Women, even though they were main victims of Taiwan’s authoritarian regime, have been largely absent from the transitional justice mechanisms after Taiwan successfully transformed into a democracy. Following the discussion of women’s victimization in times of political oppression and the negative impacts of women’s absence in Taiwan’s current transitional justice process, this essay argues that the recent incorporation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women provides a gender-sensitive legal…
by Yi-Li Lee, Visiting Scholar of Harvard Law School East Asian Legal Studies Program Former Visiting Fellow of Harvard Law School Human Rights Program
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