Definition:Everybody has thesame power torepresent his rights.You can be your ownrepresentative ofyour rights
Groups of the discriminated: old people strange people women jews homosexuals poorest dark-skinned (particularly in USA) Native Americans disabled and many more!
The history of the womens movement in Germany: 1848: first thought of the equality of men and women 1900: allowed women to study 1919: allowed women to vote 1949: equality of man and woman is included in the Basic Law (Grundgesetz) 1954: married women may work in public service. 1958: equal rights law. 1958: women can manage their own money. 1959: women are no longer obliged to obey their husband 1997: marital rape is punishable
Today: Women and men have equal rights; but not everywhere in the world. In countries where the Bible is law or where a dictatorship reigns, war zones and irresponsible countries Equal rights are only possible in a democracy Examples of change – Barack Obama, Angela Merkel…
Effect of Globalisation on equal rights: with globalization came equal rights or did it? dissemination of thoughts on equal rights prevention of the enforcement of equal rights more tolerance towards the unknown; through blending of cultures
Do you think globalization created more tolerance or more hate between different people?