Constitutions, Customary and Religious Law, and Gender Equality: Reconciling Rights in Constitutional Design Negotiations
Third Women Constitution-Makers’ Dialogue, 18–19 November 2021
Authors: Rhys Ainsworth and Sharon P. Hickey
The participants of the third annual Women Constitution-Makers’ Dialogue explored comparative constitutional design approaches to legal pluralism and reconciling tensions between customary/religious systems and guarantees of gender equality and non-discrimination. In addition to technical issues, the discussion also addressed successes and challenges associated with implementation of constitutional guarantees of gender equality and explored innovative approaches to harmonization, transformation and empowerment.
Publishers: PeaceRep, Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law, International IDEA.