Envisioning Gender Justice in Our Hearts and Minds: A Promising Tool for Change
Humanities and Social Sciences
Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2015, Pages: 177-184
Received: Aug. 13, 2015; Accepted: Aug. 26, 2015; Published: Sep. 3, 2015
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Alemnew Gebeyehu Dessie, Debre Markos University, School of Law, Debre Markos, Ethiopia
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In the quest for making legal sense of human rights to equality for all and bringing sustainable change in the lives of human kind, bringing justice to the lime light of our hearts and minds is mandatory. In marching to growth and development, foremost, everyone must accept that human beings are created equal and lives should be treated undifferentiated. However, our world has lived in a state of selfishness; women (our beloved mothers, sisters, daughters, wives and relatives) remained marginalized for long years of time. This is a very disappointing act against the law of nature, or morality, and the positive law (in the sense of human rights to equality). In addition, it is an overt self-defeating move towards our endeavor for change and sustainable development. Therefore, this essay is purported to briefly and concisely depict the sensitivity of gender justice to human rights to equality and sustainable development. That it making gender justice a reality is vital for bringing comprehensive change decisive for betterment of human life. As such, this essay is going to curse the past mischief, and advocates and plausibly argues the need for the conception of gender justice in our every walk of life.
Gender Justice, Human Rights, Women’s Empowerment, Sustainable Development
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Alemnew Gebeyehu Dessie, Envisioning Gender Justice in Our Hearts and Minds: A Promising Tool for Change, Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 3, No. 5, 2015, pp. 177-184. doi: 10.11648/j.hss.20150305.13
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