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Women's International and Comparative Human Rights

Susan W. Tiefenbrun
eISBN-13: 9781611634402

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Women's International and Comparative Human Rights is a collection of materials that provide information and insight into the complex issues of international human rights and the laws and customs that specifically impact women in countries all over the world. These materials include: excerpted cases, statutes, treaties, newspaper articles, law review articles, books, U.N. treaty organs and committee reports, and cases emanating from regional and international tribunals. By applying an interdisciplinary approach, Professor Tiefenbrun looks into the history of the global human rights movement, the structure of the United Nations and its human rights system, and the relationship of international law to the development of international human rights laws that relate specifically to women. The book examines womens civil, political, social, economic, and cultural rights, womens human rights in armed conflict; womens fundamental right to manifest their religion; their right to be free from slavery and sex trafficking; the rights of women with disabilities; and the right of women to be free from institutionalized female infanticide, sex selection abortion, child soldiering, sexual violence and torture. The Appendix contains the major international human rights treaties protecting women and children. This book is a useful and convenient book for courses in international human rights, women and the law, and womens international human rights.

Sold By Carolina Academic Press
ISBNs 1594607036, 9781594607035, 1611634407, 9781611634402
Publish Year 2012
Language English
Number of Pages 550

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