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  • De Gouges Declaration
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    Many women were involved in the uncertainty of women's rights during the French Revolution between the years of 1789 and 1804. Exploration of the unfolding struggles of France managed to turn my head in the direction of woman's rights more than once in my discovery. Perhaps because of the persistence of the women during this time period and their straight forwardness in their mission, was I so determined to see a positive progression in the fulfillment of their needs. "Even during a revolutionar...
  • Its Place In The Global Economy
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    Moving towards a global society with a local focus. With the growing trends towards the global community it is becoming more and more necessary for us to find the balance between the global and the local. They say that all you need to look at to see what the current trends and drives are in a society all you need to do is take a look at their advertising. Catch slogans like, Help your small business take its place in the global economy, use brand X, are all indicators that we are headed towards ...
  • Name As Betty Friedan
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    WOMEN'S LIBERATION Over the last century, women have made incredible progress in their struggle to claim their equal rights and humanity; however, many issues presented in the "Declaration of Sentiments" are still prevalent in today's society. Even after developing laws and regulations that sanction women's rights, something even larger continues to oppress women, keeping them from true liberation. As one reads from the "Declaration of Sentiments" the list of injustices that women dealt with dai...
  • Women From Stanton And Anthony's Organization
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    Title: The road from SENECA FALLS. (cover story) Source: New Republic, 08/10/98, Vol. 219 Issue 6, p 26, 12 p, 3 bw Author (s): Stansell, Christine Abstract: Reviews several books related to women's suffrage and feminism. 'The Selected Papers of Elizabeth Cady STANTON and Susan B. Anthony, Volume One: In the School of Anti-Slavery, 1840-1866,' edited by Ann D. Gordon; 'Harriet STANTON Blatch and the Winning of Woman Suffrage,' by Ellen Carol DuBois; 'Woman Suffrage and the Origins of Liberal Fem...
  • Torture And Other Forms Of Inhuman Treatment
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    Torture is one of the most barbaric acts of state repression, and it constitutes a direct and deliberate attack on the core of the human personality. Like slavery, it is an expression of the almost unlimited power of one individual over another. In the case of slavery, the human being is degraded to the condition of a non-human object deprived of legal personality. Torture aims to destroy human dignity and reduce the victim to the status of a passive tool in the hands of the torturer. In ancient...
  • Women's Suffrage Movement
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    Seneca Falls Since the beginning of human existence, women have been viewed as inferior to men. Biblical teachings imply that the first woman came from the rib of a man. In the opinion of many people, both past and present, man is the head of the house. Patriarchal societies have dominated the world for thousands of years. Despite being regarded as subordinate human beings, forces were at work undermining such attitudes from the earliest colonial days. In the early years of American Colonial Soc...
  • Formation Of Other Human Rights Groups
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    The highest aspiration of the common man is to lead a life where he can enjoy freedom of speech, freedom of belief and have no fear of suppression. Disregard and contempt for "Human Rights" have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind. "Human Rights" is a much used and abused term today, and is used extencivly for political gain. The term is is used to defend Human freedom as well as destroy it. People tend to attach importance to particular human rights issue ac...

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