Units of Study

GOVT3986 - Gender, Security and Human Rights

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Megan Mackenzie


This unit offers a gender perspective on human rights, with a focus on gender and insecure international contexts. The unit covers themes related to the challenges of pursuing human rights, violations of human rights, and the role of civil society groups in advocating human rights. Attention will be given to the gendered nature of human rights and to specific issues that impact men and women differently when it comes to human rights protection and promotion.


800wd essay proposal (15%) and 2000wd essay (35%) and 1hr exam (30%) and tutorial participation (10%) and 4x175wd tutorial quizzes (10%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


12 Senior credit points from Government and International Relations




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