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Women, Gender, and Human Rights

Marjorie Agosin

Women, Gender, and Human Rights

A Global Perspective

by Marjorie Agosin

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Political And Civil Rights,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Women"s rights

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages1119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9701195M
    ISBN 100813529824
    ISBN 109780813529820

    In this book, chapters covering a range of areas including international law, rights, citizenship, queer theory, constitutional law, and migration studies bring fresh perspectives to gender and human rights. By relating women's international human rights to broader debates about feminism, rights and international society, this collection of chapters both provides an introduction to gender and.   Studies on Women Abstracts "A brave, honest, and invigorating text."—Journal of Law and Society "The book's embrace is gigantic Not only will Human Rights of Women appeal to a wide audience, it should be read by everyone who has any interest in human rights."—Gender and Development "Impressive an exemplary volume."—Reviews: 2.

    Overall women work more and longer hours compared to men because of additional household responsibilities such as preparing food, collecting fuelwood and water. This time deficit leaves no time for education or productive endeavors. The paper argues that access to new technologies that save time, especially tedious and laborious work, can have.   The Human Rights Campaign describes itself as "a force of more than million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work.

    History. The Gender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Centre was founded in Since that time it has conducted numerous studies and published its findings in two books, Violence Against Women & Children in Ghana and Gender Norms, Violence Against Women, HIV/AIDS, a Case Study in Ghana. Projects. The Gender Centre publishes its research, as well as manuals, a semiannual . In , the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) conducted a survey to document how national human rights institutions (NHRIs) in the OSCE region address women’s rights and gender equality. This Handbook presents the results of the survey, based on responses received from 38 NHRIs in OSCE participating States.


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Women, Gender, and Human Rights is the first collection of essays that encompass a global perspective on women and a wide range of issues, including political and domestic violence, education, literacy, and reproductive rights.

Most of the articles were written expressly for this volume by internationally known experts in the and Human Rights book of 5/5(2). The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights expresses the credo that all human beings are created free and equal.

But not until did the United Nations declare that women’s rights to be human rights, and bring gender issues into the global arena for the first time/5.

The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights expresses the credo that all human beings are created free and equal. But not until did the United Nations declare that women's rights to be human rights, and bring gender issues into the global arena for the first time.

The subordination of indigenous and minority women, ethnic cleansing, and the struggle for reproductive 5/5(2). "Women's rights are human rights" was one of the messages to come out of the UN Human Rights Conference in Vienna in This book in the Focus on Gender series explores the issue of women's rights in a variety of different contexts.

Her book, Women’s Human Rights: Seeking Gender Justice in a Globalizing Age (Polity Press, ), was selected as an “Outstanding Academic Title for ” by the American Library Association/CHOICE.

Niamh is coauthor of Demanding Accountability: The Global Campaign and Vienna Tribunal for Women’s Human Rights (UNIFEM ). Confronting Global Gender Justice contains a unique, interdisciplinary collection of essays that address some of the most complex and demanding challenges facing theorists, activists, analysts, and educators engaged in the tasks of defining and researching women’s rights as human rights and fighting to make these rights Gender in women’s lives.

Women s Rights are Human Rights Women s Rights are Human Rights Designed and Printed at United Nations, Geneva (E) – November – 3, – HR/PUB/14/2 United Nations publication Sales No. EXIV.5 ISBN   Book Description. Confronting Global Gender Justice contains a unique, interdisciplinary collection of essays that address some of the most complex and demanding challenges facing theorists, activists, analysts, and educators engaged in the tasks of defining and researching women’s rights as human rights and fighting to make these rights realities in women’s lives.

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The advancement of the rule of law at the national and international levels is thus essential for the protection of human rights and all fundamental freedoms. Gender equality is at the very heart. Human Rights and Women: Selected full-text books and articles Global Feminism: Transnational Women's Activism, Organizing, and Human Rights By Myra Marx Ferree; Aili Mari Tripp New York University Press, Gender and Human Rights By Lisa Weilminster Russia’s historical transition from a communist society to a system of democracy and free market practices has resulted in major social changes affecting the rights of men and women.

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It is intended for a wide audience of policy-makers, magistrates, judges and lawyers, academics and civil society organisations grappling with these issues. lution of the relationship between women, the right to development and human rights based-approaches, with reference to the main theoretical components that have supported the debate on women’s issues, the fight for gender equality and the progressive devel-opment of international law in this regard.

In order. UN Women’s Fiji Multi-Country Office works with governments and humanitarian groups in the Pacific region to integrate gender and protection concerns into disaster preparedness and response – so as to ensure that humanitarian assistance promotes women’s safety, dignity, equality and empowerment.

"[Wollstonecraft, Mill, and Women's Human Rights] is a book that deserves to be read widely by historians of political thought and human rights scholars. Particularly, in some states, women are completely deprived of their basic human rights, which clearly is an issue of major concern.

The life of Muslim women is a graphic example of the phenomenon in question; although Muslim women are supposed to have the same rights as men do, “In the name of Islam, women are subjected to cruel and horrible practices” (Ali 2).

When monitoring women’s human rights, human rights officers (HROs) face a number of challenges, some of which are specific to women while others are more general.

They include: Locating, accessing and approaching women affected by violations and, in some contexts, women in general.

"The book's embrace is gigantic Not only will Human Rights of Women appeal to a wide audience, it should be read by everyone who has any interest in human rights."—Gender and Development "A brave, honest, and invigorating text."—Journal of Law and Society "Impressive an exemplary volume."—American Journal of International Law.The book looks into such issues as: persistent discrimination in political and economic life; gender-based violence in public and private spheres; obstacles to reproductive and maternal human rights; threats to women human rights defenders; discrimination and violence against LGBT people; violations of women's human rights in conflict.Book One introduces the reader to the histories of struggle, the question of women’s needs or rights, and structural critiques of international human rights law.

These three parts provide the context within which women’s issues have become regarded as human rights.