[Human Rights of Women: National & International Perspectives]
Zaman, Habiba, Cook, Rebecca J., Resources for Feminist Research
In recent years the rights of women have received special attention in discourses dealing with human rights internationally. The notion of human rights as proclaimed by the UN Declaration of Human Rights (1948) implies that all human beings, irrespective of gender, class, race, religion, and culture, are equal. In practice, however, national laws in many countries as well as international human rights laws have androcentric world views. Human Rights of Women: National and International Perspectives presents a feminist critique of this world view and constitutes a definitive source book of diverse experiences women face cross-culturally in their quest to claim rights.
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Publication information: Article title: [Human Rights of Women: National & International Perspectives]. Contributors: Zaman, Habiba - Author, Cook, Rebecca J. - Author. Journal title: Resources for Feminist Research. Volume: 26. Issue: 1/2 Publication date: January 1, 1998. Page number: 144. © 2008 O.I.S.E. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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