This course examines the development of human rights law specific to women in international settings and the challenges of achieving international legal protections for women utilizing various international conventions, international case law, U.N. systems, international domestic courts and developing theories. The class will explore how the intersection of international women’s rights, culture and law presents unique challenges to women internationally. The course specifically reviews various themes and issues such as gender violence, reproductive rights, property and economic empowerment, asylum and immigration and trafficking.
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Last offered Spring 2014.