equal access to justice for women and men
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Right of individuals and groups to obtain a quick, effective and fair response to protect their rights, prevent or solve disputes and control the abuse of power through a transparent and efficient process, in which mechanisms are available, affordable and accountable, and conducted on the basis of equality.
Additional notes and information
Based on CEDAW Committee (2013). Access to Justice – Concept Note for Half Day General Discussion, endorsed by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) at its 53rd session.