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Women's Status Men's States

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  • UserCatharine MacKinnon (Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School)
  • ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 15:00-16:30
  • HouseFaculty of Law Room LG17.

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More than half a century after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights defined what a human being is and is entitled to, Catharine MacKinnon asks: Are women human yet? If women were regarded as human, would they be sold into sexual slavery worldwide; veiled, silenced, and imprisoned in homes; bred, and worked as menials for little or no pay; stoned for sex outside marriage or burned within it; mutilated genitally, impoverished economically, and mired in illiteracy-all as a matter of course and without effective recourse?

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