Online Voting (BSCrim)
Provides a common framework through which different
subject matters may be taught in relation to one another. The topics of
globalization, the environment, peace citizenship, gender equality, democracy,
poverty and intercultural relations all address human rights issues and
attempts to build a culture that respects human rights.
This course is a basic introduction to human rights. The course is structured into four parts. The first part deals with philosophical and historical foundations of human rights. The second part will provide an overview on the United Nations and international legal instruments that serve as the bedrock for the promotion and protection of human rights all over the world. From the international field, the course will then move on to a more localized approach. The third part will provide an in-depth discussion on the current human rights situation in the Philippines as well as the existing substantive and remedial laws that are drawn to prevent human rights violations. The last part if this course will introduce students to the rights of various stakeholders namely—women, children, disabled persons, migrant workers, and the environment.
Upon completing this course, the students are expected to have a basic knowledge on human rights and its relevance in our everyday life. Furthermore, the students are expected to have a critical analysis on the human rights issues in the Philippines. Most importantly, this course aims to teach students how to research and to formulate opinions based on facts and evidence.