This book discusses the protection of women’s social rights from the perspectives of international and domestic Chinese law; the legislative, administrative and judicial protection of women’s social security rights; the legislative, administrative and judicial protection of women’s right to health; legal protection of women’s labour rights.
From domestic and international perspectives, this book brings together theories and a comparative overview, drawing on much needed insights into good practices in the protection of women’s social rights provided by international, regional and foreign human rights laws. It sheds light on the theoretical and practical issues concerning the legal protection of social rights of women as a vulnerable group in society. It provides the readers with insightful analysis of the latest developments in the fields of social security, women’s maternity protection, labour protection, the right to employment, the right to health, and anti-domestic violence legislation in China, and features a comparative study on the protection of women’s social rights in countries such as the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, France and Australia. The volume is an important part of the long-term research carried out by the Institute of Law Chinese Academy of Social Sciences on human rights and the rule of law, as well as a continuation and further development of fundamental research on the legal system of protection of women’s human rights. This publication is of great theoretical and practical significance for further theoretical analysis and policy analysis on the legal protection of women's social rights and the improvement of the legal mechanisms safeguarding women’s social rights in China.
Part One: Protection of Women’s Social Rights from Perspectives of International Law and Domestic Law
Part Two: The Legislative, Administrative and Judicial Protection of Women's Social Security Rights
Part Three: The Legislative, Administrative and Judicial Protection of Women's Right to Health
Part Four: Legal Protection of Women’s Labour Rights
Part Five: International Monitoring Mechanisms for the Implementation of Women’s Social Rights
Li Xixia, Master of Laws (Juris Doctor) and Master Degree in English Language, is Assistant Research Fellow at the Institute of International Law Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and Deputy Director of the Editorial Board of Chinese International Law Review. She majors in social security law and women’s rights law.
Lidija R. Basta Fleiner, PhD (Belgrade University) is Permanent Guest Professor of Constitutional Law and Political Theory, Belgrade University; former Professor, University of Fribourg (CH); founder and former Director of the International Research and Consulting Centre of its Institute of Federalism.