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Women"s rights, human rights

Conor Foley

Women"s rights, human rights

violations of women"s civil and political liberties

by Conor Foley

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Published by National Council for Civil Liberties in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title: Civil & political liberties in England & Wales.

Statement[written by Conor Foley and Charlotte Wright].
SeriesHuman Rights Convention report -- 5
ContributionsWright, Charlotte., National Council for Civil Liberties.
The Physical Object
Pagination80p. ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21417893M
ISBN 100946088454
OCLC/WorldCa38542382

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He also addresses concerns and critiques surrounding the universal human rights discussion, including arguments about legality of human rights, duties involved in fulfilling rights, and questions about cultural relativism. For students, many of these books make regular appearances in human rights classes and will add important insight to other related literature. Women and children make up a large majority of the world's refugees. Albright, former Secretary of State "Susan Deller Ross has provided us with an important addition to existing human rights law teaching materials with her casebook on women's human rights. It establishes an agenda for national action to end discrimination, and provides the basis for achieving equality between men and women through ensuring women's equal access to, and equal opportunities in, political and public life as well as education, health and employment.

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Advocates might conceive of human rights as involving torture, extrajudicial killings, or cruel and degrading treatment—all clearly in violation of international human rights—and think those issues irrelevant to women.

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