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School of Law

SOLM064 Human Rights of Women - Legal Framework and Issues (B21)

Module Description

The course will follow on from the material covered in Human Rights of Women - Feminist Legal Theory  by covering the general international human rights legal framework before moving on to the gender specific international human rights framework.  This will include assessing provisions such as CEDAW and the ECHR.  The course will then move on to examine and assess international law and policy on a number of substantive areas such as violence against women, prostitution, trafficking, the veiling of women etc. In any given year the precise subjects to be studied will vary according to the provenance of the members of the class and other factors.

Applicable Groupings

Mode of Assessment

3.15 hour examination

Credits

30 Credits