International human rights law

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  • All Forms Of Discrimination Against Women

    In many countries that comprise the global community, women are marginalized economically, culturally, and politically. Within these nations, established norms are resilient to change. It is often the place of international law to provide a more progressive framework than national laws. With this in mind, the United Nations (U.N.) understands that discrimination against women is a global issue, and has sought to create treaties in order to prevent discriminatory actions against women. In…

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  • Benefits Of Human Trafficking

    there is no doubt international criminal will turn to human trafficking for sexual exploitations; Organizations like Dasra explains that [the] reason why sex trafficking persists is straightforward: immense profitability with minimal risk. A net profit margin of over 70 percent makes sex trafficking one of the most profitable businesses in the world. It is becoming increasingly easy and inexpensive to procure, move and exploit vulnerable girls. As stated before, victims of human trafficking…

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  • Humanitarian Intervention Theory

    non-intervention, but with an increasing global awareness of and attention to the principles of humanity and human rights, the future of HI is subject to when and how these conflicting principles are resolved (Wheeler 2001: 551). In our post-September 11 world, HI has again been laden with doubts and scepticism regarding legitimacy, resulting in discussions of intervention in cases of grievous rights abuses being dismissed or discredited through the excuse of the war in Iraq and Afghanistan…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Being A Good International Citizen

    There is neither an agreement nor requirements to indisputably define the term ‘Good international citizen’. The term was firstly introduced by the Canadian Governor-General in 1967 during a speech reflecting on Canada’s standing in the world in its centennial year. Since then the term developed its concept, and the concept was developed in Australian case by Gareth Evans, who was the former Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade from 1988 to 1996. Evans used the phrase repeatedly in…

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  • Human Rights Gratifiers

    To begin with, human rights has failed in terms of international law. Human rights are defined as “the existence of rights that all human beings possess that even one’s own government cannot infringe on or deny and then can be protected by external elements, as through the United Nations.” There are 30 provisions in the Declaration of Human Rights that was passed on December 10th, 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly. However, not many of these are seen as universal. Most of these…

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  • The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights Summary

    A) The main point of this article is to show what rights everyone should have based upon being members of the United Nations. These rights are to be included along with the rights already outline within the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights. In the article it states, “…recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world…” (172). This document along with all the other…

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  • Human Rights Watch (HRW): The International Non-Governmental Organization

    Human Rights Watch The International Non-Governmental Organization I have chosen is named Human Rights Watch (HRW), which is a non-profit institution that was established in 1978 with its headquarters located in New York City. Human Rights Watch has approximately 400 staff members of “human rights professionals” (Human Rights Watch, 2015) disbursed throughout the world that include “country specialists, lawyers, journalists, advocates, and academics of diverse backgrounds and nationalities”…

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  • The Importance Of Expropriation

    However, as discussed in Section 3.2, this argument could be limited in that it is not reasonable to expect unrestricted water access in a water scarce region, or for a government not to act when it is party to human rights treaties. Indeed, there could be criticism with applying the police power to a water grab because this would be placing the risks associated with water variability on the investor. However, section 4.3 will discuss that the contrary of having the…

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  • What Is A Violation Of Human Rights In China

    internet. In terms of international security for internet usage, the Ministry of Public Security has implemented an article regulating the intentions of China’s view towards the public’s display of information.…

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  • Neighborhood In North Korea

    More specifically, common descriptions of refugeehood are rooted in a person fearing persecution. For example, first, the traditional conception found in international instruments, municipal statutes, and various treaties classifies a refugee as a person who has fled their country due to tangible fear of persecution by its native country (Shacknove, 1985, p. 274). Second, the UN Convention’s legal definition…

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