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Title: Including GLBTIQ Student Rights in 'Human' Rights Education
Contributor(s): Jones, Tiffany  (author)
Publication Date: 2013
DOI: 10.12797/9788376383651.11
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/14603
Abstract: Historically, human rights education has not strongly affirmed gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex and otherwise queer (GLBTIQ) students. At the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in December 1948, GLBTIQ rights were not seen by UN representatives, governments and educational institutions as inherent within 'human' rights. Many representatives repeatedly hindered moves to include protection on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity within human rights conventions over the years. However, discrimination against GLBTIQ students became a key area for global attention in human rights education recently, with policies promoting inclusive approaches to GLBTIQ students in human rights education and policies emerging in countries like Australia, America and England.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Promoting Changes in Times of Transition and Crisis: Reflections on Human Rights Education, p. 137-157
Publisher: Ksiegarnia Akademicka
Place of Publication: Krakow
ISBN: 9788376383651
Field of Research (FOR): 130308 Gender, Sexuality and Education
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
Series Name: Soceitas
Series Number : 70
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