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People’s Movement for Human Rights Education

IS ANNOUNCING THE LONG AWAITED PUBLICATION OF

PASSPORT TO DIGNITY

 

CONNECTING THE 12 AREAS OF CONCERN OF THE
BEIJING PLATFORM FOR ACTION, BPFA
TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS FRAMEWORK
FOR THE FULFILLMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
OF WOMEN OF ALL AGES, WORLDWIDE

Conceptualization and process design – Betty Reardon

Original idea - Shulamith Koenig
Prepared for publication - Mado Spiegler
Technical Editing - Ispahan Merali

With Foreword by Shulamith Koenig and Epilog by Ivanka Corti

Table of Contents

 

The 536 pages guide and workbook uses the comprehensive framework of the BPFA to demonstrate the holistic nature of human rights as a powerful tool for action in the achievement of full equality, well being, and participation in the decisions that determine women’s lives

The book recounts particular examples of women’s initiatives throughout the world along the lines of the BPFA. It is meant as a dynamic and interactive process whereby readers and users can adopt the human rights framework in their actions.

Throughout the chapters exercises guide users through a path of personal and group reflection, and preparation for action enabling women to use human rights as a tool for systemic analysis and for social and economic transformation.

 

To claim our civil, cultural, economic, political and social human rights

 

Copies are available in September. For the cost $35 plus shipping costs.

Please send your order to pdhre@igc.org

Please note: copies are also available In Mumbai India and Manila Philippines

PASSPORT TO DIGNITY is a companion to the Video and Manual of

"Women Hold Up the Sky" - Training communities on CEDAW

 


For more information, please contact PDHRE:
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