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Justice and Human Rights in the African Imagination : We, Too, Are Humans

Justice and Human Rights in the African Imagination : We, Too, Are Humans

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Abstract:Justice and Human Rights in the African Imagination is an interdisciplinary reading of justice in literary texts and memoirs, films, and social anthropological texts in postcolonial Africa. Inspired by Nelson Mandela and South Africa's robust achieveme...

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Writing and Righting: Literature in the Age of Human Rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Annals of the University of Bucharest, Political Science Series. 2021, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p295-301. 7p.

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Community-based rehabilitation implementation for people with disabilities in South Africa: a protocol for a scoping review.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Systematic reviews [Syst Rev] 2021 Oct 28; Vol. 10 (1), pp. 279. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Oct 28.

Abstract:Background: People with disabilities (PWDs) remain among the poorest and least empowered population. They experience limited access to basic services, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). The infringement of their human rights remains...

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Foucault, prison, and human rights: A dialectic of theory and criminal justice reform.

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Source(s):Theoretical Criminology. May2022, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p202-223. 22p.

Abstract:Michel Foucault's advocacy toward penal reform in France differed from his theories. Although Foucault is associated with the prison abolition movement, he also proposed more humane prisons. The article reframes Foucauldian theory through a dialectic w...

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Rights, laws and tensions: A comparative analysis of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the WHO Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of law and psychiatry [Int J Law Psychiatry] 2017 Sep - Oct; Vol. 54, pp. 26-35. Date of Electronic Publication: 2017 Aug 17.

Abstract:Background: Good mental health legislation is essential for ensuring high quality mental health care and protecting human rights. Many countries are attempting to bring mental health legislation in line with the UN - Convention on the Rights of Persons...

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Human Rights Advocacy Evaluation in the Global South: A Critical Review of the Literature.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Journal of Evaluation. Sep2022, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p335-356. 22p.

Abstract:Advocacy evaluation has emerged in the past 20 years as a specialized area of evaluation practice. We offer a review of existing peer-reviewed literature and draw attention to the scarcity of scholarly work on human rights advocacy evaluation in the Gl...

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A scoping review of FGM in humanitarian settings: an overlooked phenomenon with lifelong consequences.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Conflict & Health. 9/15/2022, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p1-12. 12p.

Abstract:Background: Female genital mutilation (FGM) is widely recognized as a human rights violation. Little is known about FGM rates and practices in humanitarian settings, and about the impact of crisis on the drivers and consequences of FGM. This scoping re...

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Reintroducing differences linguistically!

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Indian journal of medical ethics [Indian J Med Ethics] 2016 Jul-Sep; Vol. 1 (3), pp. 162-6.

Abstract:Different models have defined the term disability and grouped persons with disabilities accordingly. Time and again, various terms and phrases have been used in different languages to identity persons according to the differences in their bodies and th...

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The legacy of a lost generation.

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Source(s):The lancet. HIV [Lancet HIV] 2019 Mar; Vol. 6 (3), pp. e154. Date of Electronic Publication: 2018 Dec 05.

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The Subject(s) of Human Rights : Crises, Violations, and Asian/American Critique

The Subject(s) of Human Rights : Crises, Violations, and Asian/American Critique

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Abstract:Human rights violations have always been part of Asian American studies. From Chinese immigration restrictions, the incarceration of Japanese Americans, yellow peril characterizations, and recent acts of deportation and Islamophobia, Asian Americans ha...

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