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Feminist Perspectives on Human Rights

Laura Parisi.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Human Rights; Politics and Sexuality. 15090 words.

Feminism has provided some new perspectives to the discourse on human rights over the years. Contemporary feminist scholarship has sought to critique the liberalism on which the conception...

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LGBT Rights: From Queers to Humans

Kelly Kollman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Human Rights; Politics and Sexuality. 13118 words.

Transnational organizing by groups dedicated to promoting the rights of gay men and lesbians is not a particularly new phenomenon, though it remained rare in the postwar era. It was not...

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Women’s Rights as Human Rights

Jutta Joachim.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Human Rights; Politics and Sexuality. 11834 words.

For centuries, women have been struggling for the recognition of their rights. Women’s rights are still being dismissed by United Nations (UN) human rights bodies and even governments,...

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