This course will provide students with a foundation for understanding the international human rights system and examine how women’s rights pose particular challenges and opportunities for the realization of human rights and social justice. Attention will be paid to women’s experience of human rights violations as gendered. The course will explore issues of cultural relativism, gender mainstreaming and the intersectionality of rights, Aboriginal women’s rights, women’s health, women and religion, violence against women and women and governance.
LAW 101, LAW 110 and LAW 210, OR 45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework
LAW 464 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.
Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).
|Fall 2018 onwards|