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Human rights and women

Human rights and women

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Published by Women"s Education for Advancement and Employment in Chiang Mai, Thailand .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Thailand.
    • Subjects:
    • Human rights -- Thailand.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementproduced by WEAVE ; graphic illustrations by Ruang Sangnung.
      ContributionsRuang Sangnung., Women"s Education for Advancement and Employment (Chiang Mai, Thailand), Australian Council of Churches.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 94/63872 (J)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination31 p.
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1257790M
      LC Control Number94917666

      The concept of women's human rights owes its success and the proliferation of its use to the fact that it is simultaneously prosaic and revolutionary. On the one hand, the idea of women's human rights makes common sense. It declares, quite simply, that as human beings women have human rights. Rebecca J. Cook and the contributors to this volume seek to analyze how international human rights law applies specifically to women in various cultures worldwide, and to develop strategies to promote equitable application of human rights law at the international, regional, and domestic by:

      This book argues for greater openness in the ways we approach human rights and international rights promotion, and brings some new understanding to old debates. It casts human rights as a language for probing the political dimensions of suffering. ( views) Women's Rights Handbook - Office of the Attorney General, Gender Equality, Women’s Rights and Human Rights I’d like to highlight the consistent support from governments, UN agencies, and CSO colleagues from around the world, who agree that gender equality, women’s rights and human rights are essential to achieve sustainable development, and must cross-cut the post agenda. We wear.

      In Human Rights of Women, Rebecca J. Cook and the contributors to this volume seek to analyze how international human rights law applies specifically to women in various cultures worldwide, and to develop strategies to promote equitable application of human rights law at the international, regional, and domestic levels. Women's Human Rights is the first human rights casebook to focus specifically on women's human rights. Rich with interdisciplinary material, the book advances the study of the deprivation and violence women suffer due to discriminatory laws, religions, and Price: $


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