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The case study titled ‘Post-legislative scrutiny of gender-specific legislation’ examines the role of gender-sensitive post-legislative scrutiny in achieving gender equality through gender-specific laws.

The present document identifies the role of gender-specific legislation for achieving gender equality and the potential contribution of post-legislative scrutiny for de facto gender equality. It focuses on important elements of a ‘good’ post-legislative scrutiny of gender-specific legislation and concludes with learning points for Parliamentary Committees.