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Gender, Security and Human Rights - GOVT3986

Year - 2018

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.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

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


12 Senior credit points in Government and International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Diversity Studies




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Megan Mackenzie
HECS Band: 1
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