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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N.

1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of a ship to allow light into the decks...

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Ricketts, John William (1791–1835), social activist

Christopher Hawes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1109 words.

Ricketts, John William (1791–1835), social activist, the fourth and youngest child of Lieutenant John Henry Ricketts (1767–1792) and his Indian companion, Bibi Zeenut Ricketts (c.1770–1824)...

On the Goodness of Despair

David Shulman.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 4141 words.

This practice note draws on experience working for Ta'ayush, Arab–Jewish Partnership to explore the dilemma of despair in human rights work. How do activists deal with the nagging feeling...

Empowering Unheard Voices through ‘Theatre of the Oppressed’: Reflections on the Legislative Theatre Project for Women in Afghanistan—Notes from the Field

Huma Saeed.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 12572 words.

The Taliban regime in Afghanistan helped create an image of Afghan women existing simply behind the burqa—a voiceless victim needing outsiders to rescue her. A review of western media...

Reconciling Discourses on Women's Rights: Learning from Guatemalan Indigenous Women's Groups

Tine Destrooper.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 10170 words.

A quick review of feminist scholarship in the field of legal studies shows that a tension between equality and complementarity underlies many debates on the issue of women's rights. In this...