Enter the international human rights arena and study the laws, framework and institutions that define it.Scan treaties and conventions. Address Australia's human rights responsibilities. Look into the United Nations and non-government organisations.
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This subject explores and critiques the international human rights system and national human rights framework. In particular it will investigate the role of the Subjected Nations, international law and national law in defining, protecting and upholding human rights. Topics covered include human rights treaties, conventions and declarations; the recognition of Indigenous rights, racial and ethnic minority rights, women's rights and rights of other groups; the investigation and reporting of human rights abuses; tribunals and truth commissions; and the role of non-government organisations.
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