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van de Wetering, Denis; Zick, Andreas; Mietke, Hannah – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2018
This article reconstructs disengagement of women from extreme right groups not theoretically as individual decision-making process, but empirically as social identity work. A thorough analysis of qualitative interviews conducted with six female and six male former right-wing extremists demonstrates how extreme right membership identities of women…
Descriptors: Females, Males, Social Influences, Caring
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Al-Attiyah, Asma Abdulla M.; Hassanein, Elsayed Elshabrawy A. – International Journal of Special Education, 2017
This study explored human rights for Qatari women with disabilities, challenges and means of empowerment as perceived by females and males both with and without disabilities. The Questionnaire of the Rights of Women with Disabilities (QRWD) was developed using the Articles of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Disabilities, Civil Rights
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Megahed, Nagwa; Lack, Stephen – International Review of Education, 2011
One aspect of the call for democracy in the recent Arab region uprisings is the issue of women's rights and gender equality. Three cultural and ideological forces have continued to shape the gender discourse in Arab Muslim-majority societies. They are: "Islamic" teaching and local traditions concerning women's roles in a given society;…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Females, Democracy, Arabs
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Wong, Shelley; Tu, Thuy; Woitek, Kirsten; Field, Sara A.; Afra, Ava; Brown, Gisselle; Austin, Theresa – Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 2021
On Saturday, January 21, 2017, the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, there was an impressive Women's March in Washington, D.C., the nation's capital. The guiding vision and definition of principles of the Women's March equated Women's Rights with Human Rights and called for the liberation of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Females, Activism, Social Justice
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Altinova, Hasan H.; Duyan, Veli; Megahead, Hamido A. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Objectives: This study examines the impact of women's human rights education on improving the gender perceptions (GPs) of social work students. Methods: Experimental group consists of third-year social work students participated in the "Human Rights Education Program for Women (HREP)" within the scope of social work principles and…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Citizenship Education, Females, College Students
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Katzive, Caroline E. – History Teacher, 2015
Margaret Sanger was a crusader for female reproductive rights. Thanks to her tireless efforts, not only are contraceptives now legal, women can also control the size of their families, a basic right denied them until the 1960s. Throughout the better part of the twentieth century Sanger faced public outcry and even arrest in her campaign to make…
Descriptors: Biographies, Contraception, Civil Rights, Females
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Barber, Carolyn; Torney-Purta, Judith; Wilkenfeld, Britt; Ross, Jessica – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2015
Using the Developmental Niche for Emergent Participatory Citizenship (Torney-Purta and Amadeo, 2011) as a framework, we examined differences between immigrant and native-born youth's civic knowledge and support for women's rights in Sweden and the United States, and explored whether experiences with peers and parents, and in formal and informal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Adolescents, Citizenship
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Crocco, Margaret Smith – Social Studies, 2007
The author considers the treatment of women's rights as human rights in the social studies curriculum. She discusses the role of the United Nations in promoting women's rights since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. She also reviews the treatment of women's rights within social studies curriculum today through a…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Females, Guidelines, Social Studies
Shirreff, Emily – Cambridge University Press, 2017
The Shirreff sisters, Emily (1814-97) and Maria (later Grey; 1816-1906) were pioneers in the field of education for girls in the wider context of women's rights. They jointly wrote the influential Thoughts on Self-Culture, Addressed to Women (1850), and Emily was briefly the principal of the college at Hitchin which became Girton College,…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Educational Theories, Educational Objectives, Curriculum
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Paçarizi, Rrahman – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2021
Gender issues in Languages are very sensitive and interesting, especially in the societies making effort to empower the presence and the role of women in respective society. Kosovar society is one of the examples of such efforts and debates initiated by women's rights groups and organizations. The situation has changed rapidly in some senses of…
Descriptors: Social Change, Language Usage, Gender Differences, Indo European Languages
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Gurdogan-Bayir, Omur; Bozkurt, Mahmut – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to reveal the perceptions of preservice teachers with war experience regarding war, peace and peace education. In the study, the phenomenological design was applied. The participants of the study were individuals who experienced wars or conflicts for several reasons in their countries and who received teacher training…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, War, Peace
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Islam, Samira Ibrahim – World Journal of Education, 2019
Middle East Region is home to more than 400 million people, representing 5% of world population, and boasts a workforce of 103 million scattered across 22 countries (Lord, 2016). Sixty five percent of the populations are young aged 25 or under, which puts growing stress on educational, health and social systems. Over the last decade, most Middle…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Womens Education, Females, Geographic Regions
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Ulusoy, Kadir – Journal of Education and Learning, 2021
One of the most common concepts in the field of education in the 21st century is undoubtedly values education. In addition to the procedures related to values education in schools, the acquisitions and processes related to values education are constantly updated in each curriculum. In this process, history lesson curriculums have been one of the…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Values Education, Cultural Maintenance, Teacher Attitudes
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Haylock, Laura; Miller, Carol – American Journal of Evaluation, 2016
Programs seeking to challenge and change gender and power relationships require a nimble, evolving monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) system that helps make sense of how nonlinear complex social change happens. This article describes efforts by Oxfam Canada to develop such a system for a women's rights and gender equality program. The…
Descriptors: Social Change, Program Evaluation, Feminism, Sex Fairness
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Anantharam, Anita – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2017
The idea of self-sufficiency resonates with feminist activists because the political thrust of the various movements for women's rights--beginning with Mary Wollstonecraft's plea for women's access to education in her famous "Vindication"--hinged on finding sustainable solutions to the stranglehold that social, political, and economic…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Food, Literature, Feminism
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