Gender and the Law - POS 408

This course explores the way activism around gender issues has developed into international policies and laws in an attempt to advance gender equality. The course takes a closer look at the implications of such and the political effects of international gender equality policies and laws. It surveys movement, legal and organizational strategies, and explores gender politics in currently salient issue areas ranging from violence and peacemaking to development and international economic restructuring. At the local context this course will cover the major issues concerning gender in Lebanese law.