An Afghan doctor's prescription for peace
- SIMA SAMAR. // Foreign Policy;Dec2012, Issue 197, p80
The article presents a profile of Sima Samar, Chair of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, who was named one of the top global thinkers of 2012 for her work promoting women's rights, education, and health care in Afghanistan.
- Editorial. Jackman, Martha // Canadian Journal of Women & the Law;2002, Vol. 14 Issue 1, preceding pi
Focuses on the social and economic marginalization of women as an issue of basic human rights in Canada.
- Fundamentalisms ON THE RISE. Ruby, Jennie // Off Our Backs;2006, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p11
The article argues that fundamentalist movements worldwide are an active and imminent threat to women's rights and women's lives. It claims that there are two levels at which fundamentalist religions are a problem for women, and that of the two levels, it is the fundamentalist movements that are...
- 'Look sad like an Iraqi woman.'. // New Internationalist;May2010, Issue 432, p16
The article discusses the living and social conditions of Iraqi women. The necessity of wearing either a abaya or hijab and other restrictions facing Iraqi women. Other topics include Iraqi women artists, how life for women there has changed since the invasion of 2003, women's political and...
- Gender Equality and the Human Rights Concern in South Sudan. Gatkuoth, Peter Reat // Peace & Conflict Monitor;Jun2012, p7
An essay is presented in which the author discusses the gender inequality in South Sudan, as well as Africa at large, despite the traditional veneration of women as mothers and caregivers and the existence of legal documents on equal rights of women. He argues that a greater focus on gender...
- NEPALI WOMEN DEMAND EQUALITY. Jones, Chelsea // Herizons;Fall2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p9
The article discusses the issue of women's right in Nepal. It states that women in Nepal had been getting unequal human rights treatment especially in equal property rights. This has made Nepali women ask for constitutional reforms that will protect them from discrimination and physical abuses....
- WOMEN, POVERTY AND HOMELESSNESS. // Parliamentarian;2013, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p298
Delegates acknowledged that women's rights to equality, economy and dignity are guaranteed by international conventions and are constituted in the national laws in many Commonwealth countries. However, the increasing rate of poverty and lack of shelter (homelessness) make women more vulnerable...
- Learning Gateways. Miller, Linda Karen // Insights on Law & Society;Spring2003, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p22
Presents a teaching strategy that extend students' understanding of the legal issues confronting women's rights around the world. Objectives of the lesson; Procedures of the lesson.
- SPANISH EYE EQUALITY. // Herizons;Winter2007, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p8
The article reports on the implementation of legislated equality by the socialist government in Spain. The socialist government requires political parties to include women in their candidate lists and tells big companies to allocate seats for women on corporate boards. Other initiatives of the...