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Human rights education in Africa

Regional Meeting on Human Rights Education (1998 Dakar, Senegal)

Human rights education in Africa

principles, methods, and strategies

by Regional Meeting on Human Rights Education (1998 Dakar, Senegal)

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Published by Unesco Regional Office, Dakar in Dakar .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Human rights -- Study and teaching -- Africa -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[directed by S. Balde].
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsBaldé, Souleymane., Unesco. Regional Office for Education in Africa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJC599.A36 R44 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination201 p. ;
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3983846M
      ISBN 10929091081X
      LC Control Number2001311211

      The Journal of Human Rights Practice is the main academic journal focusing on human rights practice and activism. The journal covers all aspects of human rights activism, spanning professional and geographical boundaries Latest articles. Justice Not Forgiveness: Perspectives on Justice and Reconciliation among Yazidi Women Refugees in Germany. Education in Africa: Responding to a human rights violation school leavers were functionally illiterate (Kelly ). Comparative studies of learning attainment typically place African countries bottom, or near-bottom of the table (Elley ). Getting children into school is only one part of realising the right to education. Rights in education. Hitherto the human rights debate in Africa has concentrated on the legal and philosophical. The author, Professor of Law at the University of Dar es Salaam, here moves the debate to the social and political planes. He attempts to reconceptualise human rights ideology from the standpoint of the working people in Africa.


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