Discrimination Against Women: a question of human rights
While the United States is the only industrialized country
in the world that has not ratified the United Nations Women's Convention, San Francisco
has! Come learn about how policy based one women's human rights can decrease
discrimination against women and girls in our communities. Participants will engage in
analyzing the relevance of human rights to their lives and work, and will discuss how a
global women's movement can impact their community-based work.
live in the richest country in the world, why are some of us so poor?
While examining the United States' relationship to the global economy, we will discuss the
existing conditions of poverty and discrimination in the U.S. and look at what keeps such
conditions in place. In this two-day training, participants will explore the strategy of
using economic, social and cultural rights within a human rights framework to develop