The increasing abuses and human rights’ restrictionswhose Afghan women are victims arise the question as to what remedies areprovided by international law in order to address this dramatic situation. To answer this questionthe paper focuses first on the role played by the United Nations, thatin 2002 established the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), which wasentrusted to implement and to monitor the application of human rights in the State. Secondly, it seeks to frame the legal obligations that international law place upon States,and upon Afghanistan in particular, as regards the protection of women’s rights, in order to finally question, both in a de iure conditoand in a de iure condendoperspective,the effectiveness of the remediesprovided by international law in addressing the continuous and systematic violations of international human rights perpetrated against Afghan women.

La tutela delle donne afghane nella prospettiva del diritto internazionale / C. Ragni. - In: NUOVI AUTORITARISMI E DEMOCRAZIE: DIRITTO, ISTITUZIONI, SOCIETÀ. - ISSN 2612-6672. - 4:1(2022), pp. 234-247. [10.54103/2612-6672/18476]

La tutela delle donne afghane nella prospettiva del diritto internazionale

C. Ragni
2022

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The increasing abuses and human rights’ restrictionswhose Afghan women are victims arise the question as to what remedies areprovided by international law in order to address this dramatic situation. To answer this questionthe paper focuses first on the role played by the United Nations, thatin 2002 established the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), which wasentrusted to implement and to monitor the application of human rights in the State. Secondly, it seeks to frame the legal obligations that international law place upon States,and upon Afghanistan in particular, as regards the protection of women’s rights, in order to finally question, both in a de iure conditoand in a de iure condendoperspective,the effectiveness of the remediesprovided by international law in addressing the continuous and systematic violations of international human rights perpetrated against Afghan women.
Women’s International Human Rights; Afghanistan; International Responsibility; Remedies
Settore IUS/13 - Diritto Internazionale
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