Applying human rights principles to selected sexual rights and sexuality issues in Africa 805
Faculty of Law
The focus of this module is on the application of human rights principles to selected issues related to sexual and sexuality issues in Africa, with a view to developing human rights responses to related contemporary challenges in the African region. Topics include:
Overview of relevant concepts
The foundation of sexual rights in international human rights instruments
Sexual norms and gender stereotypes
Sex work and human rights
Sexual coercion and abuse
Sexually transmitted infections including HIV and rights relating to information and prevention
The right to comprehensive sexual education
Harmful traditional practices that violate sexual rights
Link between sexual rights and reproductive health rights
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