Women's rights, human rights : international feminist perspectives

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Other Authors: Peters, Julie., Wolper, Andrea.
Language:English
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Physical Description:372 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: New York : Routledge, 1995.
ISBN:0415909945 (hard : acid-free paper)
0415909953 (pbk.)
Table of Contents:
  • Transforming human rights from a feminist perspective / Charlotte Bunch
  • Women's human rights : the emergence of a movement / Elisabeth Friedman
  • Women's rights and the United Nations / Elissavet Stamatopoulou
  • Violence against women : the Indian perspective / Indira Jaising
  • Legacies of invisibility : past silence, present violence against women in the former Yugoslavia / Jasmina Kuzmanović
  • Medium term Philippine development plan toward the year 2000 : Filipino women's issues and perspectives / Liza Largoza-Maza
  • Women in South Africa and the constitution-making process / Brigitte Mabandla
  • After the revolution : violations of women's human rights in Iran / Akram Mirhosseini
  • "Help me balance the load" : gender discrimination in Kenya / Koki Muli
  • Women's human rights in the United States : an immigrant's perspective / Ilka Tanya Payan
  • Women in Israel : fighting tradition / Carmel Shalev.
  • Testimony of women writers : the situation of women in China today / Zhu Hong
  • Human rights as men's rights / Hilary Charlesworth
  • Critiquing gender-neutral treaty language : the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women / Natalie Hevener Kaufman and Stefanie A. Lindquist
  • Public/private distinction in international human rights law / Donna Sullivan
  • State discriminatory family law and customary abuses / Julie Mertus
  • Human rights of women in the family : issues and recommendations for implementation of the Women's Convention / Marsha A. Freeman
  • Politics of gender and culture in international human rights discourse / Arati Rao
  • Cultural pluralism as a bar to women's rights : reflections on the Middle Eastern experience / Ann Elizabeth Mayer
  • Popularizing women's human rights at the local level : a grassroots methodology for setting the international agenda / Maria Suarez Toro.
  • Gendered war crimes : reconceptualizing rape in time of war / Rhonda Copelon
  • AIDS and gender violence : the enslavement of Burmese women in the Thai sex industry / Hnin Hnin Pyne
  • Female genital mutilation / Nahid Toubia
  • Freedom close to home : the impact of violence against women on reproductive rights / Lori L. Heise
  • International human rights and women's reproductive health / Rebecca J. Cook
  • Women's access to productive resources : the need for legal instruments to protect women's development rights / Nadia H. Youssef
  • Contextualizing gender and labor : class, ethnicity and global politics in the Yemeni socio-economy / Huda A. Seif
  • Women's rights and the right to development / Rhoda E. Howard
  • Women and the word : the silencing of the feminine / Siobhan Dowd
  • Discrimination and the tolerance of difference : international lesbian human rights / Julie Dorf and Gloria Careaga Pérez
  • Human rights for refugee and displaced women / Sima Wali
  • Where in the world is there safety for me? : women fleeing gender-based persecution / Pamela Goldberg.