• Women's International Human Rights – 6827

    Spring 2014




  • Subject Area
    • Health Law & Bioethics *
    • Human Rights *
    • International Law *
    • Perspectives
    Student Year
    Upper Division
    Course type
    Grad. Requirements
    Upper Division Legal Writing

This seminar deals with the history and legal context of women’s human rights; the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and its impact; gender and human rights in the international system; specific topics such as property and other economic rights, reproductive rights, and violence against women; and the role of nongovernmental organizations in making CEDAW work for women.

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University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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