International Women's Health and Human Rights
We focus on critical issues, namely those that may mean life or death to a woman, depending on whether she can exercise her human rights. These critical issues include: being born female and discrimination; poverty; unequal access to education, food, paid work and health care; and various forms of violence. Topics discussed include son preference, education, HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, violence in the home and in war and refugee circumstances, women's work, sex trafficking, and aging.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-paced Online
Who should attend?
Course delivery details
This course is offered through Stanford University, a partner institute of EdX.
1-5 hours per week
- Verified Track -$50
- Audit Track - Free
Certification / Credits
What you'll learn
Our MOOC will have a special focus on creating an international network of engaged participants. We will ask participants to take part in interactive discussions to share their own experiences. We also ask participants to engage with the communities they live in, in order to deepen their understanding of the issues and tie academic ideas to real-life circumstances.
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