6 edition of Human Rights and Gender Violence found in the catalog.
December 15, 2005 by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English
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Get this from a library! Human rights and gender violence: translating international law into local justice. [Sally Engle Merry] -- Human rights law and the legal protection of women from violence are still fairly new concepts. As a result, substantial discrepancies exist between what is decided in the halls of the United Nations. GeNDeR VIOLeNCe & HuMAN RIGHTS 4 A Cultural Perspective Merry defines gender violence as ‘violence whose meaning depends on the gendered identities of the parties. It is an interpretation of violence through gender. For example, Gender Violence. 2 Gender Violence and Social Movements 3 Punishment, Safety, and Reform: Interventions in Domestic Violence 4 Gender Violence as a Human Rights Violation 5 Poverty, Racism, and Migration 6 Violent "Cultural" Practices in the Family 7 Women and Armed Confl ict 8 Conclusions References Index
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Human rights law and the legal protection of women from violence are still fairly new concepts. As a result, substantial discrepancies exist between Human Rights and Gender Violence book is decided in the halls of the Human Rights and Gender Violence book Nations and what women experience on a daily basis in their communities.
Human Rights and Gender Violence is an ambitious study that investigates the tensions between global law and local justice. As an. Human Rights and Gender Violence makes a convincing argument for taking seriously Human Rights and Gender Violence book notion of local cultures and provides a model for how context, translation, values, and the particulars of social and institutional life can be given consideration.”--Donald Brenneis, University of California, Santa CruzCited by: Human Rights and Gender Violence is an ambitious study that investigates the tensions between global law and As a result, substantial discrepancies exist between what is decided in the halls of the United Nations and what women experience on a daily basis in their communities/5.
Human rights law and the legal protection of Human Rights and Gender Violence book from violence are still fairly new concepts. As a result, substantial discrepancies exist between what is decided in the halls of the United Nations and what women experience on a daily basis in their communities.
Human Rights and Gender Violence is an ambitious study that investigates the tensions between global law and local justice.5/5(1). As a human rights violation, gender violence is a relative newcomer, but since the s it has become the centerpiece of women's human rights. Strenuous activism by nongovernmental organizations Human Rights and Gender Violence book along with a series of major world conferences on women in the s and s defined violence against women as a human rights : University of Chicago Press.
Introduction: Gender Violence and Human Rights in the Western Pacific (PDF, MB) – Aletta Biersack and Martha Macintyre ; Villages, Violence and Atonement in Fiji (PDF, MB) – Lynda Newland doi ‘Lost in Translation’: Gender Violence, Human Rights and Women’s Capabilities in Fiji (PDF, MB) –.
- Identify different types and sites of gender-based violence, its main victims and perpetrators. - Discuss what gender-based violence is and why it is a violation of women’s human rights.
- Analyze gender-based violence from the women’s human rights perspective. Activity 1: Gender-Based Violence: Definitions 1. International Human Rights law has for many years been reluctant to address the issue of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Violence against Women (VAW).
This was mostly because up until the late s/early s, VAW, especially domestic violence was not considered to be an issue that required to be dealt with in the human rights law. Gender violence in particular, she argues, is rooted in deep cultural and religious beliefs, so change is often vehemently resisted by the communities perpetrating the acts of aggression.
A much-needed exploration of how local cultures appropriate and enact international human rights law, this book will be of enormous value to students of 4/5(1). Women, Gender, and Human Rights is the first collection of essays that encompass a global perspective on women and a wide range of issues, including political and domestic violence, education, literacy, and reproductive rights.
Most of the articles were written expressly for this volume by internationally known experts in the fields of 5/5(2). The book looks into such issues as: persistent discrimination in political and economic life; gender-based violence in public and private spheres; obstacles to reproductive and maternal human Human Rights and Gender Violence book threats to women human rights defenders; discrimination and violence against LGBT people; violations of women's human rights in conflict.
With The Seductions of Quantification, leading legal anthropologist Sally Engle Merry investigates the techniques by which information is gathered and analyzed in the production of global indicators on human rights, gender violence, and sex Human Rights and Gender Violence book.
Although such numbers convey an aura of objective truth and scientific validity, Merry. The concluding chapter of Gender, Violence, and Human Security draws together the major themes presented by the authors. In this final chapter, Freree talks about how employing a intersectional feminist approach to gendering human security can emphasize political inclusion for a variety of groups and eliminate the binary understanding present.
The papers address a wide range of gender and human rights issues, including the convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), gender-based violence, culture and the law, indigenous peoples, trafficking and migration, land and property rights, diversity and a life cycle approach to gender and human rights.
Gender Violence. Asia. March 5, Adopt Gender and Development Protocol. Africa. Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people in 90 countries worldwide, spotlighting abuses and bringing. Ending Sexual Assault and RapeRape, sexual assault and violence against women are severe human rights violations, yet they remain widespread around the globe.
Although men and boys experience gender-based violence as well, women around the world are disproportionately affected by sexual violence, both during peace and wartime. According to the World Health Organization, more than 35.
Gender-based violence in conflict settings violates the fundamental human rights of women and it is therefore regarded as human rights issue to be addressed by human rights instruments and treaties. Gender based violence may be described as that violence infringed on persons or groups of individuals on a core basis of being a male or female.
The book addresses the fundamental questions of what feminist legal theory is, what rights are, who the subject of rights is and how a human rights document can be read in a gender-conscious way.
It explores issues such as the legal regulation of sexuality and prosecution. Human Rights and Gender Violence: Translating International Law into Local Justice - Ebook written by Sally Engle Merry.
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This book will be an invaluable resource for students and practitioners of multiple fields of practice and academic studies, including health and social care, nursing, social work, childhood studies, gender studies, disability studies, safeguarding and child protection, equality and.
Gender violence in particular, she argues, is rooted in deep cultural and religious beliefs, so change is often vehemently resisted by the communities perpetrating the acts of aggression.A much-needed exploration of how local cultures appropriate and enact international human rights law, this book will be of enormous value to students of gender.
Her recent books include Human Rights and Gender Violence: Translating International Law into Local Justice (), and The Practice of Human Rights: Tracking Law between the Local and the Global, (co-edited with Mark Goodale; ).
She is past president of the Law and Society Association and the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology. Book Description: Rebecca J. Cook and the contributors to this volume seek to analyze how international human rights law applies specifically to women in various cultures worldwide, and to develop strategies to promote equitable application of human rights law at the international, regional, and domestic levels.
of human rights–based approaches to gender violence, and we note the contradictions and weaknesses of the international human rights regime, including its inattention to the social, political and economic factors that militate against women securing their rights.
Studying gender violence and human rights in the western Pacific opens upFile Size: KB. Human rights have since become a universally espoused yet widely disregarded concept. Organizations such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch promote human rights and denounce human-rights abuses.
In addition, such abuses around the world are monitored and documented by independent investigators ("special rapporteurs") appointed by. Gender based violence, immigration, and religious values have often intersected where patriarchy-based power is exerted on the other.
An international panel of contributors take a multidisciplinary approach to investigating three central themes. Firstly, the intersection between religion, immigration, domestic violence, and human rights. Sally Engle Merry has 13 books on Goodreads with ratings.
Sally Engle Merry’s most popular book is Human Rights and Gender Violence: Translating Inte. Intersectionality in the Human Rights Legal Framework on Violence against Women - by Lorena Sosa October different notions of gender were discussed in different academic disciplines, bringing tension within feminism.
Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's : Lorena Sosa. Human Rights and Gender Violence investigates the tensions between global law and local justice from an insider’s perspective.
As an observer of UN diplomatic negotiations as well as the workings of grassroots feminist organizations in several countries, Sally Engle Merry shows how human rights law holds authorities accountable for the Category: Books.
Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world. It knows no social, economic or national boundaries. Worldwide, an estimated one in three women will experience physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime.
Gender-based violence undermines the health, dignity, security and autonomy of its victims, yet it remains shrouded in a culture of silence. Gender, Violence and Human Security is an important contribution to the literature on human security, as well as human rights and human development.
It confronts the short-comings of human security as a concept, particularly its broad definition of security/insecurity and the. Human Rights & Gender Violence: A International Law Into Local Justice Words 5 Pages Sally Engle Merry’s book, “Human Rights & Gender Violence: Translating International Law Into Local Justice,” attempts to show the relationship that exists between international rights and local culture.
Gender violence in particular, she argues, is rooted in deep cultural and religious beliefs, so change is often vehemently resisted by the communities perpetrating the acts of aggression. A much-needed exploration of how local cultures appropriate and enact international human rights law, this book will be of enormous value to students of Brand: University of Chicago Press.
Violence is "the use of physical force so as to injure, abuse, damage, or destroy." Less conventional definitions are also used, such as the World Health Organization's definition of violence as "the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, which either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in.
gender norms, and the role of the state in shaping present gender inequities that hinder the realization of universal human rights. Looking particularly at how gender issues relate to changing identities, employment opportunities, health care and conditions, and public and private violence,File Size: KB.
The Seductions of Quantification: Measuring Human Rights, Gender Violence, and Sex Trafficking - Ebook written by Sally Engle Merry. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Seductions of Quantification: Measuring Human Rights, Gender Violence, and Sex Trafficking.
Gender violence in particular, she argues, is rooted in deep cultural and religious beliefs, so change is often vehemently resisted by the communities perpetrating the acts of aggression. A much-needed exploration of how local cultures appropriate and enact international human rights law, this book will be of enormous value to students of.
Sally Engle Merry is the Silver Professor in the Department of Anthropology at New York University and the faculty codirector of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at the New York University School of Law.
She is the author of five books, including Human Rights and Gender Violence, also published by the University of Chicago : University of Chicago Press. The following is a selection of relevant books and journal articles on violence against women. Please email our Library and Information Services Manager if you have a suggestion for a book or journal article to add to this list.
Abrahams, H. () Supporting Women after Domestic Violence; loss, trauma and recovery, London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Get this from a library. The Istanbul Convention, domestic violence and human rights. [Ronagh J A McQuigg] -- The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 7.
Intimate partner violence (IPV), like all kinds of violence, pdf a violation of pdf rights. Violence committed by an intimate partner – whether a current or former spouse, boyfriend, girlfriend or dating partner – has devastating physical, emotional, financial and social effects on women, children, families and communities around the world.This booklet, Introduction to Human Download pdf Law – Papua New Guinea, highlights some of the specific legislation the Papua New Guinean (PNG) Government had passed to address family and sexual violence and other gender related violence in PNG.
Family and sexual violence is epidemic in PNG. Medecins Sans FrontiersFile Size: 1MB.The book engages with this aim ebook three courses—first, setting out the ebook and practical implications of intersection-ality for violence against women; second, gauging how far these are incorporated in international human rights law; and finally, analyzing case studies of inter-sectional gender violence.
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