sex- and gender-based discrimination

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Definition

Discrimination occurring due to interaction between sex (as the biological characteristics of women and men) and their socially constructed identities, attributes and roles and society’s social and cultural meaning for biological differences between women and men.

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CEDAW Committee (2010). General Recommendation No 28 − The core obligations of States parties under Article 2 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

URI: https://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1363