Radhika Coomaraswamy: Standing Up for the Oppressed and Neglected

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Abstract

Radhika Coomaraswamy has played an important role in furthering human rights, particularly for women and children, both at home in Sri Lanka, as well as internationally in her function of (first) UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, and Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Faces of Human Rights
EditorsKasey McCall-Smith, Jan Wouters, Felipe Gómez Isa
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherHart Publihsing
Chapter29
Pages291-300
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781509926916
Publication statusPublished - May 2019

Keywords

  • human rights

Cite this

Westendorp, I. (2019). Radhika Coomaraswamy: Standing Up for the Oppressed and Neglected. In K. McCall-Smith, J. Wouters, & F. Gómez Isa (Eds.), The Faces of Human Rights (pp. 291-300). Hart Publihsing.