Gender Discrimination and Human Rights

By: Vijay Kumar Gupta
Pub. Date: 2008
Print ISBN-13: 9788175331242
Subject: Human Rights
Price: USD 40.00 USD 30

Gender Discrimination refers to the treatment of individuals based on their sexual orientation by other individuals and public or private institutions. People whose sexual orientation places them in minority categories, such as lesbians, homosexuals, and bisexuals have sought legal protection from this type of discrimination. Disparities between men and women in basic rights, access to resources, and power to determine their own lives continue to exist in virtually all countries of the world. This book reconfirms this importance of gender equality in the fight against poverty and stresses the urgency of promoting gendered related action. This book a