Applying a Gender Perspective in the Area of the Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief
Tahzib-Lie, Bahia, Brigham Young University Law Review
Religion, spirituality and belief play a central role in the lives of millions of women and men, in the way they live and in the aspirations they have for the future. The right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion is inalienable and must be universally enjoyed.1
Many horrible events in different parts of the world graphically illustrate the need to discuss freedom of religion or belief in relation to gender. Among such events is the Taliban's public beatings of women for failing to wear the burqa, as required by its own interpretation of Islamic teachings.2 Recently, the United Nations SecretaryGeneral recommended that the "[r]elationship …
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Publication information: Article title: Applying a Gender Perspective in the Area of the Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief. Contributors: Tahzib-Lie, Bahia - Author. Journal title: Brigham Young University Law Review. Volume: 2000. Issue: 3 Publication date: January 1, 2000. Page number: 967+. © Brigham Young University, Reuben Clark Law School 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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