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Women"s human rights in Southeast Asia

Isabel HoМ€rtreiter

Women"s human rights in Southeast Asia

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Published by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia, Southeastern.,
  • Southeast Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Women"s rights -- Asia, Southeastern.,
    • Human rights -- Asia, Southeastern.,
    • Women -- Southeast Asia -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementIsabel Hörtreiter.
      ContributionsFriedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (Thailand)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.A78 H67 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 114 p. :
      Number of Pages114
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3287786M
      ISBN 109742779538
      LC Control Number2003711464
      OCLC/WorldCa55765003

      The Women's Human Rights Resources Programme (WHRR) collects, organizes and disseminates information on women's human rights law to facilitate research, teaching and cooperation. The information introduces women's human rights law in general, emphasizes selected international and Canadian topics, and explores the interconnections between. world. Human rights education, therefore, teaches not only basic human and child rights but also responsible citizenship and action, democracy, love for freedom, national and global consciousness, sensitivity towards women and children issues, environmental protection, and sustainable Human Rights Lesson Plans for Southeast Asian SchoolsixFile Size: 1MB. Human trafficking is a human rights issue that, unfortunately, happens in every country around the world—and which must be fought from many different angles. In the first part of this month's series, we discussed the most frequently asked questions about human : Natalie Jesionka. Despite the large number of international human rights conventions ratified by Southeast Asian nations, across the region, the violation of human rights and unequal application of and access to the law are common. Citizens and migrants face arbitrary detention, torture, disappearance and death at the hands of state, para-state, and other actors.


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