Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Pretext

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Nawal El Saadawi
      Pages 27-36
  4. The Right to Health at the Intersection of Gender, Race, and Class

  5. The Rights of Female Children and Adolescents

  6. Violence Against Women: Invasion of Public/Private Spaces and the Search for Solutions

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 303-314

About this book


Engendering Human Rights brings together distinguished scholars and feminist activists in a collection of essays on human rights in Africa. Contributors explore the formulating, monitoring, reporting, and implementation of human rights in Africa and the African Diaspora. The individual chapters examine how human rights frameworks and practices differ in various political, economic, social, cultural, racial and gendered contexts througout Africa.


Africa children education feminism gender globalization human rights Nation nature postmodernism poverty religion Tradition violence women

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