Provides a wide range of women s human rights training exercises from around the world. --The People's Movement for Human Rights Education
This is an essential handbook for international organizations, NGOs, governments, judiciary and law enforcement entities especially for training purposes. The most important aspect is the ACTION orientation, which will enable women and their allies to make concrete moves in their communities and nations for change. --Nancie Caraway, Director, Women s Human Rights Projects, University of Hawaii Manoa
A comprehensive, well-conceived, thoughtfully designed handbook ... an indispensable tool for human rights trainers and activists around the globe. --Mahnaz Afkhami, Founder and President, Women s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace
About the Author
Julie A. Mertus is Associate Professor and Codirector of the MA program in Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs at American University. She has worked on human rights education in more than 20 countries and has authored numerous publications on human rights. Her book Bait and Switch: Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy (Routledge 2004) was named human rights book of the year by the American Political Science Association Human Rights Section. Nancy Flowers is a writer, editor, and human rights consultant. Recent publications include Compasito, a manual for childrens human rights education (Council of Europe 2007) and Human Rights. YES! Action and Advocacy on the Rights of People with Disabilities (University of Minnesota Human Rights Center 2007).