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A voice for human rights

Author: Mary Robinson; Kevin Boyle
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2006.
Series: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mary Robinson was United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997 to 2002. During those five tumultuous years, which included the tragic events of 9/11, she offered moral leadership and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Robinson, Mary, 1944-
Voice for human rights.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2006
(OCoLC)624890914
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Robinson; Kevin Boyle
ISBN: 9780812239041 0812239040
OCLC Number: 60798497
Description: xix, 427 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. A personal vision --
2. The struggle against racism --
3. Women's rights are human rights --
4. Eliminating religious discrimination and intolerance --
5. Combating other discrimination and exclusion --
6. Human rights defenders --
7. Economic, social, and cultural rights --
8. The right to development --
9. Human rights education --
10. Children's rights --
11. Minorities and indigenous peoples --
12. Human rights after conflict --
13. Business and human rights --
14. The high commissioner and the United Nations human rights system --
15. Supporting United Nations human rights bodies --
16. Working with countries and regions --
17. Strengthening national human rights protection --
18. Mainstreaming human rights --
19. Terrorism, peace, and human security --
20. Ethical globalization.
Series Title: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Responsibility: Mary Robinson ; edited by Kevin Boyle ; foreword by Kofi Annan ; afterword by Louise Arbour.
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