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Gender Discrimination and Human Rights

By: Vijay Kumar Gupta

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, MD Publications/Prints Publications: 2008

Seller ID: 117568

ISBN: 8175331240

Condition: New


Gender Discrimination refers to the treatment of individuals based on their sexual orientation by other individuals and public or private institutions. People whose sexual orientation places them in minority categories, such as lesbians, homosexuals, and bisexuals have sought legal protection from this type of discrimination. Disparities between men and women in basic rights, access to resources, and power to determine their own lives continue to exist in virtually all countries of the world. This book reconfirms this importance of gender equality in the fight against poverty and stresses the ... View more info

Jan Lokpal Bill: Indian Anti-corruption Movement

By: Vijay Kumar Gupta

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, MD Publications/Prints Publications: 2011

Seller ID: 117615

ISBN: 8175333618

Condition: New


Jan Lokpal Bill is prepared to establish a central government anti-corruption institution called Lokpal, supported by Lokayuka at the state level. As in the case of the Supreme Court and Cabinet Secretariat, the Lokpal will be supervised by the Cabinet Secretary and the Election Commission. As a result, it will be completely independent of the government and free from ministerial influence in its investigations. The members will be appointed by judges, India Administrative Service Officers with a clean record, private citizens and constitutional authorities through a transparent and participat... View more info

South Asian Colloquium on Human Rights and Development

By: Vijay Kumar Gupta

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, MD Publications/Prints Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 117659

ISBN: 8175332670

Condition: New


The Colloquium is different from other human rights courses because it combines capacity-building through lectures and readings, with peer learning through the exchange of experiences among participants, speakers and organizers. In its seven years of existence, the Colloquium became a crucial forum in which organizations from the South can think about their common challenges and create new strategies for collaboration. Furthermore the jurisprudence of international and regional human rights bodies and the decisions of courts throughout the Commonwealth should be disseminated to judges, lawyers... View more info

Encyclopaedia of Discrimination and VioIence Against Women, 5 vols

By: Vijay Kumar Gupta

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, MD Publications/Prints Publications: 2009

Seller ID: 117694

ISBN: 8175331941

Condition: New


This book is as important as any in the study of discrimination. Of all deprived groups in the world today, women seem to have suffered the most throughout history. Racial, ethnic, and religious discrimination have produced numerous victims, but women, members of a majority group, have suffered even more than members of these minority groups. This Encyclopaedia is divided into five volumes covering different laws, rights and how the discrimination has done aganist women. But the denial of the rights of women around the world has not been seen as amjor feature of human rights. A comprehensive a... View more info

Roles and Rituals of Indian Women

By: Vijay Kumar Gupta

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, MD Publications/Prints Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 117703

ISBN: 8175332689

Condition: New


Spiritual Ceremonies and rituals play a central role in all traditions and cultures. The very act of expression of dancing, music, drumming, chanting, singing and other ceremonial expressions bounds a community and also serves the purpose of connecting to the higher spiritual forces. Rituals and Ceremonies are more right brain oriented (feelings, intuition etc.) and communicates directly to ou soul and affects us on a subtle and often unconscious level. In financial matters, although women are permitted to work outside of the home, their rights on any household matters have always been denied.... View more info

Women, Social Justice and Human Rights

By: Vijay Kumar Gupta

Price: $58.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, MD Publications/Prints Publications: 2009

Seller ID: 117720

ISBN: 8175332166

Condition: New


Women all over the world - in villages, corporations and governments- are stepping forward to claim their rightful roles as leaders. Human rights of a woman mean her liberation from the traditional oppressive bonds and discrimination, improvement in the concept of self and her in relation to the environment and the people around her. In terms of analysis and strategy, social justice feminism consistently promotes an approach to women's issues that integrates race, class, sexuality, nationality, citizenship, age, ability and other markers of social inequity. It recognizes and challenges the ope... View more info