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GENDER ISSUES AND INTERNATIONAL LAW Overview of the Course: Text: International Womens Rights, Equality, and Justice Research paper & oral presentation (10 minutes) At least one required meeting with me to get paper topic approved Once topic is approved, must me research outline COPYRIGHT © 2013 CHRISTINE M. VENTER. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
HOW CLASS WORKS You read relevant chapter before class In classI provide more information on topic through slides Often short documentary clip Class discussion fostered by groups of students (assigned) Slides will be posted on TWEN COPYRIGHT © 2013 CHRISTINE M. VENTER. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
OVERVIEW/OUTLINE OF THIS CLASS Provide general overview of the development of Intl Law & Human Rights Law in the UN system Talk about specific treaties and conventions that deal with womens rights Talk about Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) COPYRIGHT © 2013 CHRISTINE M. VENTER. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
TERMINOLOGY International Lawdeals with relationships between states International Human Rights Lawdeals with relationship between individuals, organizations and states regarding human rights guaranteed at state, regional and international level Humanitarian Lawdeals with law of armed conflict, war crimes, etc. COPYRIGHT © 2013 CHRISTINE M. VENTER. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
EARLY REFERENCE TO WOMENS RIGHTS IN INTERNATIONAL LAW: 1904 INTERNATIONAL AGREE- MENT FOR SUPPRESSION OF WHITE SLAVE TRAFFIC Purpose was to protect women and girls from being forced or enticed into immoral purposes in order to gratify the passions of another person in different countries Amended in 1910 to clarify that did not apply to domestic prostitution (governed by internal legislation) COPYRIGHT © 2013 CHRISTINE M. VENTER. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
LATER DEVELOPMENTS IN TRAFFICKING League of Nations studied traffickingrevised definition of slave trade to cover all races and male and female children 1921 International Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Women and Children COPYRIGHT © 2013 CHRISTINE M. VENTER. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
EVOLUTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS LAW 1945 UN established (post WWII) UN established a Commission on Human Rights and charged it with the task of drafting a document spelling out the meaning of the fundamental rights and freedoms proclaimed in the UN Charter.Commission on Human Rights Led to 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights COPYRIGHT © 2013 CHRISTINE M. VENTER. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
WHERE DO WOMENS RIGHTS FIT IN? First general focus on human rightsArt 1 of the Universal Declaration provides that all human beings are equal in dignity Art 2(womens rights)no distinction on the basis of sex) Followed by the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) (Art 2(1), Art 3 pertain to women) Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (IESCR) COPYRIGHT © 2013 CHRISTINE M. VENTER. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
1948 U.N. DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS Article 2. Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Article 3. Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person. COPYRIGHT © 2013 CHRISTINE M. VENTER. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
U.N. DECL. CONTD. Article 4. No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms. Article 5. No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Article 6. Everyone has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law. COPYRIGHT © 2013 CHRISTINE M. VENTER. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
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