601:653. INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS (3) WI
After a brief introduction to international law, examines the international framework governing human rights, starting with the United Nations and the key multilateral human rights treaties. Studies the international mechanisms by which human rights are monitored and enforced, including those established by the United Nations, treaty-based procedures, and regional human rights bodies. Debates the significance of international human rights protections in the modern world and the means by which they are implemented. Examines norms guaranteeing particular human rights, including, for example, economic and social rights, the right to be free from torture, and women’s rights.