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Free online course - Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Challenging Poverty, Vulnerability and Social Exclusion

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted April 25, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on June 24, 2020
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About this course:
From women to children to indigenous peoples, the rights of marginalized groups the world over are violated daily.
These injustices affect not just these groups, but also the stability of our world – and our collective future.

Join this massive open online course (MOOC) to learn about the establishment of human rights and their linkages to many other global issues in sustainable development.
Using legal frameworks as the lens, the course explores the barriers that prevent rights from becoming reality in different societies.

This course is for:
1. Graduate students and advanced undergraduate students studying human rights, law, sustainable development, international relations, and related fields;
2. Human rights practitioners working on the ground who want to improve the efficacy of intervention programs;
3. Lawyers and policymakers interested in the context of existing and past human rights legislation and the current issues at play in revising legislation or adopting new legislation;
4. Private-sector actors, such as those who work in corporate sustainability and responsibility, who are interested in labor rights, gender equality and more;
5. Sustainable development practitioners who want to understand human rights in the context of a range of issues, such as forced migration.

Length: 11 Weeks;
Effort: 2–4 hours per week;
Price: FREE [Add a Verified Certificate for R$271];
Institution: SDGAcademyX;
Subject: Social Sciences;
Level: Intermediate;
Language: English;
Video Transcripts: English, Русский.

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Join this massive open online course (MOOC) to learn about the establishment of human rights and their linkages to many other global issues in sustainable development.
Using legal frameworks as the lens, the course explores the barriers that prevent rights from becoming reality in different societies.

What you'll learn:
> International agreements in place to support marginalized groups;
> How global politics shape the conversation – and the law;
> Gender, ethnicity and other factors that intersect – and interfere – with rights worldwide;
> How new approaches to humanitarian assistance hurt and help.

Level: Intermediate.
Language: English.
Length: 11 Weeks.
Effort: 2–4 hours per week.

For more information please visit https://www.edx.org/course/human-rights-human-wrongs-challenging-poverty...

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 26
Apr 26

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar offers (open and closed ones) that interest you in order to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan your application;
2. Prepare / test your device, internet connection, environment where you will be studying;
3. Plan to be available for the required length and effort foreseen for the course;
4. Do all your homework (readings, quizzes, forum participation, papers, etc) to get the most of this opportunity;
4. Interact with your peers and instructors - you will learn far beyond the syllabus!
5. Visit the EDX platform - https://www.edx.org/ - and search for other free courses that may suit you;
6. Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others!
7. Spread the word about this and other free online courses (MOOCs).

Paulina Nayra
Apr 26
Apr 26

This is interesting. I have been wanting to enhance my knowledge on human rights. Will check..

Tamarack Verrall
Apr 27
Apr 27

Hi Paulina,
Let me know if you do sign up. I have!

Paulina Nayra
Apr 29
Apr 29

Yes, I did sign up. I just finished Module 1. I like it. How bout you?

Tamarack Verrall
Apr 29
Apr 29

Hi Paulina,
I am part way through Module 1 and am learning a lot about how this wretched global economy was created. Looking forward to digging in more soon. Busayo is also taking it!

Paulina Nayra
Apr 29
Apr 29

We'll get to interact in the Activity at the end of Module 1. Great to know Busayo is joining. See you.

Jill Langhus
Apr 27
Apr 27

This sounds great. Thanks, Ana!

Tamarack Verrall
Apr 27
Apr 27

Thanks Ana,
I have just signed up!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 27
Apr 27

Great.
Pls let us know here afterwards your comments.
Br.

Chidimma
Apr 30
Apr 30

Thanks for sharing. I have also signed in. As a practicing lawyer I want to enhance my human right skills.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 30
Apr 30

Great Pls let us know here afterwards your comments.