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International Women's Health and Human Rights

Stanford University via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Human Rights
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Start Date
  • Duration 10 weeks long

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This course focuses on women’s health and human rights issues from infancy through old age, including information about positive interventions relating to those issues. Learners are encouraged to interact with each other through interactive discussions.

It is important to us that this course be available to all learners. We encourage you to apply for Coursera's financial aid (see link to left) if the cost of the course certificate is difficult for you to afford. Please note that you may view all materials in this course, and participate in it, without purchasing a certificate.

The course was co-created by Consulting Professor Anne Firth Murray and Kevin Hsu. Anne Firth Murray is the Content Director of the course; Kevin Hsu is the Design Director of the course.

Syllabus

Introduction


Women's Rights = Human Rights
Learning the basics of women's rights and human rights. Why do we use the lens of human rights to examine women's issues?

Education


Childhood & Adolescence: Female Genital Mutilation


Childhood & Adolescence: HIV/AIDS


Reproductive Health


Engage Your Community - Assignment #1
One of two special assignments that will take you out to interact with members of your community

Violence Against Women in the Home and Community


Women in War and Refugee Settings


Women's Quest to Escape Poverty: Work & Economic Empowerment


Women's Quest to Escape Poverty: Sex Work & Sex Trafficking


Women, Aging, and End of Life


Engage Your Community - Assignment #2
Second of two special assignments where you engage with members of your community

Choosing Priorities, Making a Difference


Taught by

Anne Firth Murray and Kevin Hsu

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Anonymous
5.0 2 years ago
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I took the course for personal enrichment and I'm already halfway through, it's very interesting and thoughtful. It explores a lot of different subjects which can be actually related and intertwined together
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Amy N
5.0 12 months ago
by Amy is taking this course right now, spending 8 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Fantastic course. Really enjoying it and have gained so much knowledge through the weeks so far. Some really thought provoking subjects
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