[Reading] ➮ Where Human Rights Begin ➶ Ellen Chesler – Thomashillier.co.uk

Where Human Rights Begin More Than A Decade Ago, Three Landmark World Conferences Placed The Human Rights Of Women On The International Agenda The First, In Vienna, Officially Extended The Definition Of Human Rights To Include A Woman S Right To Self Determination And Equality A Year Later, In Cairo, This Concept Was Elaborated To Deal Explicitly With Issues Of Sexuality And Procreation Subsequently, At A Conference In Beijing, The International Community Committed To A Wide Range Of Practical Interventions To Advance Women S Sexual, Social, Political, And Economic Rights.Despite These Accomplishments, We Find Ourselves At An Ever Difficult Juncture In The Struggle To Fully Realize Women S Rights As Human Rights Complications, Such As Terrorism And The War Against It, The HIV AIDS Pandemic, The Incursion Of Religious Fundamentalism Into Governments, And The U.S Government S Retreat From The International Agenda On Sexual And Reproductive Rights Have Raised Questions About The Direction Of Policy Implementations And Have Prevented Straightforward Progress.This Timely Collection Brings Together Eight Wide Reaching And Provocative Essays That Examine The Practical And Theoretical Issues Of Sexual And Reproductive Health Policy And Implementation.

10 thoughts on “Where Human Rights Begin

  1. says:

    This book features a collection of essays written about human rights issues specific to various countries Some of the essays are amazing, some of them are not Overall, I think this volume is worth reading and can offer some good general background knowledge about the status of human rights world...

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