Course Details

Women, Children, Gender and Human Rights

This seminar will examine the treatment in international human rights law of issues relating to women and gender. Topics to be covered include, among others: gender-based violence; family and reproductive rights; gender identity rights; militarized and institutionalized sexual violence; and discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation and gender identity. We will focus close attention on the relevant treaties and related instruments, as well as on the practice and jurisprudence of international courts. Examples will also be drawn from domestic legislation and decisions of national courts, particularly under US law.

Catalog Number: CONPUB 682
Practice Areas: Administrative Law & GovtCivil and Human RightsConstitutional LawConstitutional Law & ProcedureCriminal Law Practice AreaFamily Law Practice AreaInternational Law Practice AreaLabor and Employment Area
Additional Course Information: 1 Draft degree req may be met with class,  3 draft degree req may be met with class,  Consult Professor about writing requirements,  Research Writing


Course History

Spring 2021
Title: Women, Children, Gender and Human Rights
Faculty: Alemzadeh, Sheerine
Evans, Christine
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 20     Actual: 16

Spring 2020
Title: Women, Children, Gender and Human Rights
Faculty: Alemzadeh, Sheerine
Evans, Christine
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 15

Spring 2018
Title: Women, Children, Gender and Human Rights
Faculty: Alemzadeh, Sheerine
Evans, Christine
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 8