Feminism, Women's Human Rights, and Cultural Differences

Authors

  • SUSAN MOLLER OKIN


Abstract

The recent global movement for women's human rights has achieved considerable re'thinking of human rights as previously understood. Since many of women's rights violations occur in the private sphere of family life, and are justified by appeals to cultural or religious norms, both families and cultures (including their religious aspects) have come under critical scrutiny.

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