Women's Rights

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Each anthology in the new Global Viewpoints series (which does not duplicate any material in the Opposing Viewpoints series) delivers contemporary perspectives on the featured issue -- with the majority of the material reflecting stances of countries other than the United States. Primary sources, including speeches and government documents, join essays from international magazines and news sources for a truly panoramic view. Helpful features include an annotated table of contents, a world map and country index, a...

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Overview

Each anthology in the new Global Viewpoints series (which does not duplicate any material in the Opposing Viewpoints series) delivers contemporary perspectives on the featured issue -- with the majority of the material reflecting stances of countries other than the United States. Primary sources, including speeches and government documents, join essays from international magazines and news sources for a truly panoramic view. Helpful features include an annotated table of contents, a world map and country index, a bibliography and a subject index.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737744743
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 5/29/2010
  • Series: Global Viewpoints Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword 5

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 What Is the Status of Women's Rights?

1 Women Are Paid Less than Men Judy Goldberg Dey Catherine Hill 11

2 Women Are Not Paid Less than Men Steve Chapman 18

3 Women Face Severe Barriers in Politics Vivian Gornick 24

4 Women No Longer Face Severe Barriers in Politics Magnus Linklater 30

Chapter 2 Does Islam Respect Women's Rights?

1 Islam Respects Women's Rights Jill Carroll 37

2 Islam Does Not Respect Women's Rights Riffat Hassan 43

3 Violence Against Women in the Name of Islam Is Not Islamic Harris Zafar 50

4 The Veil Protects Women's Rights Yvonne Ridley 55

5 The Veil Violates Women's Rights Danielle Crittenden 62

6 Islam Condemns Honor Killings Melissa Robinson 69

7 Islam Condones Honor Killings Robert Spencer 75

Chapter 3 What Reproductive Rights Should Women Have?

1 Abortion Is a Woman's Right Ann Furedi 82

2 Abortion Is Not a Woman's Right Randy Alcorn 90

3 Women Should Have to Consider Men's Feelings When Considering Abortion Courtney E. Martin 96

4 Women Should Not Have to Consider Men's Feelings When Considering Abortion Catherine Price 102

5 Women Have a Right to Access Birth Control Sarah Carey 107

6 Women Should Not Always Have a Right to Access Birth Control Jay Johansen 115

Facts About Women's Rights 121

Organizations to Contact 127

For Further Reading 132

Index 137

Picture Credits 142

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