Francoise Gaspard


Françoise Gaspard born Dreux, Normandy, France June 7, 1945. French feminist sociologist; Socialist Deputy in parliament 1981-8; French representative to UN commission on women 1998-2000; expert on UN Convention on Status of Women CEDAW 2001; sponsor French decade of Culture of Peace and Non-violence, national human rights commission.


"Isolation and boycott measures were taken against South Africa during the apartheid period, women’s rights are Human Rights, therefore such measures must be imposed." (Anne Rapin interview; photo