Globalization and its Impacts on Women’s Rights

Galyani Moghaddam, Golnessa Globalization and its Impacts on Women’s Rights., 2003 . In Seminar on Globalization : Trends and Impacts, New Delhi (India), 1st March 2003. [Conference paper]


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Globalization is a complex economic, political, cultural, and geographic process in which all aspects of our life have been affected. Globalization is one of the most important impacts of the Internet and it is happening itself. This paper begins by defining of globalization and its various aspects. Then it goes on women’s rights through human rights and addresses the proletarianization and professionalization of women in the last thirty years. At the end, the impacts of globalization on women’s rights and women’s responses to globalization will be discussed. The scope of the paper is global.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Globalization, Women’s Rights
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BC. Information in society.
Depositing user: Golnessa Galyani Moghaddam
Date deposited: 17 Sep 2007
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:09


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