A Global Challenge: Human Rights and Women

  • Janice Wood Wetzel


The United Nations, more than any other institution, has provided the foundation upon which human hopes and aspirations rest. In 1948, under the leadership of Eleanor Roosevelt, the General Assembly of the United Nations presented to the world the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The document recognizes in its Preamble the inherent dignity and equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family as the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world. And it reaffirms “their faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person and in the equal rights of men and women … ”


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© Janice Wood Wetzel 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Janice Wood Wetzel
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  1. 1.School of Social WorkAdelphi UniversityGarden CityUSA

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