CH. 5. R I G H T S. H U M A N. HUMAN RIGHTS KEY TERMS. HUMAN RIGHTS Fundamental rights to which all people are entitled. STEREOTYPING Having a simplified fixed judgment on a group of people. DISCRIMINATION Treating a person unfairly because of race, religion, ability, etc.
Fundamental rights to which all
people are entitled
Having a simplified fixed
judgment on a group of people
Treating a person unfairly because
of race, religion, ability, etc.
A preconceived opinion
based on stereotypes or
HUMAN RIGHTS CODES
Legal documents that protect people
PROTECTING HUMAN RIGHTSHUMAN RIGHTS – Rights that are considered basic to life in any human society.This concept can vary from society to society.
THE GLOBAL MOVEMENT
Human rights became a global issue after WW II
OF HUMAN RIGHTS
dignity & rights”.
1870-1996Canada’s Indian Act &
1900-69 Australia ‘Stolen Generation’
1959-? Chinese occupied Tibet
1971-79 Dictatorship in Uganda
1989 Tiananmen Square China
1991-99 Civil War Sierra Leone
1992-95 Bosnian War
1994 Rwandan Genocide
2004 Darfur genocide
Protest in China
1946 International Court of Justice (Both parties had to agree)
2002 a more permanent International Criminal Court established.
USA, China & others opposed (internal courts sufficient)
PROV. HUMAN RIGHTS CODES
Codes are subject to Can. Charter of
Rights & Freedoms.
See Girl/Boys Hockey p. 137.
RIGHTS ACT – CHRA
Covers Fed. Regulated Business
ie. Banks, airlines, Canada Post,
& National Media
Grounds For Discrimination:
Age Marital Status
Hate mail Pay Equity
Physical / Mental Disabilities
The first woman to play
in a men's pro golf
tournament in over 50 years, calls the
Colonial her "own personal Everest."
She leaves it up to others to predict how
her breaking of this gender barrier will
affect the golf world. Men?????
Prove the unjust.
ie. Best person
disability, religion, sex, sexual orientation.
public facilities, & hate propaganda.
Can you recall
any recent media
Gender Equity vs.