GS 4130 - Human Rights and the Role of Women
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1948. With this international recognition of human rights is a responsibility to promote and protect those human rights. In this course, those rights and the organizations that promote and protect them are studied. The philosophical and theoretical bases for the concept of human rights is examined. In addition, students delve into women’s human’s rights and perspectives, including feminist perspectives on international human rights and issues such as trafficking, refugees, economic and social rights. The role of women in promoting and defending universal human rights will be highlighted.
NOTE: This course is not offered this term. Please refer to the annual schedule for Global Affairs to see the next time this course is offered.