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Human Rights in Southeast Asia

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    • Category : Philosophy & psychology > Ethics > Ethics
    • Keyword : Human Rights, Southeast Asia, International Law, Government, Politics
    • Taught by : Dr. Sriprpaha Petcharamesree Ms, Ms. Sunsanee Sutthisunsanee, Dr. Mike Hayes
    • Date Added : 2019.04.24

    The course is an introduction to the basic social, legal, and political issues, of Human Rights in Southeast Asia. It examines the definition of Human Rights in major international treaties, and how they are promoted and protected. The course examines the rights of groups such as women, children, persons with disabilities and migrant workers, refugee, and statlessperson, indigenous and minority groups, and how human rights relate to the environment, business, and development.

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차시별 강의
1. video
  • This class explains the main concepts of human rights, such as universality, and examines the emergence of modern human rights from the UDHR
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  • This class examines the bodies which protect human rights in Southeast Asia such as ASEAN, National Human Rights Commissions, and Constitutions.
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  • This class examines women's human rights from the CEDAW treaty. It defines discrimination and investigates how this occurs in the wokplace and in politics, and looks at the problem of gender based violence
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  • This class discusses the Convention on the Rights of the Child, key children rights, and rights of children to education, health, and at work.
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  • This class discusses discrimination faced by People with a disability (PWDs) and their human rights in the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. It alo looks at how ASEAN bodies work to protect the rights of PWDs.
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  • Overview of rights of Indigenous and minority groups in Southeast Asia, the development of standards for the rights of indigenous and minority groups, and challenges faced.
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  • Defining sex, gender, and sexuality. Development of rights on sexual orientation and gender Identitiy. Challenges faced by these groups, and the response in ASEAN
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  • Overview of the Refugee Convention, and the development of refugee rights. Examination of the situation of refugees in Southeast Asia. What creates refugees, and how destination countries treat refugees.
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  • This class details the causes of statelessness in Southeast Asia and the threats to the rights of stateless persons. The legal framework at the international and national level are outlined, as well as statelessness in Southeast Asia.
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  • This class explains the development of migrant workers rights in international law. It discusses the discrimation faced by migrant workers and the threat of trafficking.
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  • This class looks at the right to development, and the Rights Based Approach (RBA) to Development. It looks at violations occuring in the development process, and who is affected by this.
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  • This class explores the links between the environment and human rights by explaining the right to a clean environemnt,substantive rights and procedural rights. Human rights violations caused by environmental destruction in Southeast Asia are examined.
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  • This class discusses the human rights obligations of business. It looks at the evolving concept of human rights duties of business, from Coporate Social Responsibiity to the Ruggie Priniciples,and how consumers, the United Nations, and civil society has argued for greater responsibility of business.