Culture and HR Lesson 5 Global Issues in Human Rights: Women and Children
  
 
 
 
Culture and HR Lesson 5 Global Issues in Human Rights: Women and Children

Overview
This lesson focuses on issues relating to the human rights of women and children. The lesson begins with an overview of the CEDAW and the CRC, and then examines two different cases: female genital cutting and child trafficking.  The instructor is encouraged to choose either women or children as the focus in this lesson.

Relevant Learning Objectives
1   Identify and describe the main instruments and mechanisms of the international human rights regime, and the global causes to which these instruments respond.
3    Discuss the problems of cultural universality and diversity in regards to implementing human rights at the international, national, and local scales.
4    Understand the global significance and controversies of human rights in the 21st century.

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