Women and the law

March 8 is International Women’s Day.  To celebrate, here are some key resources on women and the law worldwide:

  • Gender Jurisprudence Collections (GJC)(database of the War Crimes Research Office (WCRO) and Women in International Law Program (WILP)  of the American University Washington College of Law; international criminal tribunal cases on sexual and gender-based violence)
  • Gender Law Library (World Bank; legislation on women’s economic status in 183 economies; constitutional provisions, statutes, decrees and regulations, treaties on gender equality, family and inheritance law, labor law, and restrictions on women in countries worldwide; including WBL (women, business and the law) indicators)

Gender Law Library screen capture

Screenshot of OECDiLibrary's GI-DB (gender institutions database)

 

 

About Lyonette Louis-Jacques

Foreign and International Law Librarian and Lecturer in Law, D'Angelo Law Library, University of Chicago Law School
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