"The fight for women's rights: learning from success" by Baroness Helena Kennedy QC

07 March 2014

The past century has seen huge progress in women's rights, but inequality persists globally. Recent high-profile incidents of violence against women in India, continuing severe restrictions on the personal and working lives of women in Saudi Arabia, draconian punishments and the practice of genital mutilation demonstrate the extent to which women are still deemed second-class citizens in many countries and cultures.