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Human Rights and the Body in Law and the Humanities
This interdisciplinary course (law, literature, film) at Florida State University studies the historical development of the idea of human rights in both western and non-western traditions and then critically examines contemporary human rights. A specific case study focuses on immigrant women and children.

Women and/in the UN
This Central European University seminar syllabus examines how women became integral to the UN's agenda and provides a wide variety of excellent readings on women and the UN.

Gender and International Relations
This joint history and political science course at University of Toronto examines the use of gender in international relations theory and practice. It includes weeks on gendercide and global governance.

Women and Development
This course at the University of Oregon examines WID, GAD, the Third World, development, empowerment, and patriarchy and suggests readings for critical perspectives on theoretical concepts.

Women and International Development
This interdisciplinary course from Colorado State University draws from history, economics, politic science, anthropology, sociology and international relations to look at international development from a gender perspective.

Women, Law and Human Rights
This seminar at the University of Oslo Faculty of Law examines various legal cases and UN resolutions to analyze the intersection between women's economic, political and human rights and the law.

The Child
The course at Harvard University School of Public Health considers general principles relevant to children's rights as elaborated in international human rights instruments, primarily the Convention on the Rights of the Child.