Research paper topics, free example research papers

Free research papers and essays on topics related to: nations high commissioner

  • 5 results found, view research papers on page:
  • 1
  • Afganistans Apartheid - 1,096 words
    Afganistan`s Apartheid Beginning on September 27, 1996, an extremist militia group known as the Taliban seized control of Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. Upon seizing control, the Taliban has instituted a system of gender apartheid, which has placed women into a state of virtual house arrest. Since that time the women and girls of Afghanistan have been stripped of all human rights including their voice, visibility and their mobility. The Campaign to stop Gender Apartheid, led by the Feminist Majority Foundation, has brought together numerous human right and womens organizations around the world to demand an end to the abuses of the women in Afghanistan. In the 1980s when the Soviet Union ...
    Related: apartheid, naturalization service, nations high commissioner, family member, islamic
  • Consequences And Cause Of Refugees - 592 words
    Consequences And Cause Of Refugees Refugees are persons who have fled their country or been expelled from it and cannot or will not return, because of natural catastrophe, war or military occupation, or fear of religious, racial, or political persecution. Although refugees have existed throughout human history, the problem has assumed more importance in the 20th century. It is estimated that more than one hundred million persons have left their home country, since the outbreak of World War II. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for refugees, the outstanding world refugee total exceeded twenty-six million in 1996. Deprived of the protection of their state, often detached from t ...
    Related: nations high commissioner, middle east, russian jews, kuwait, plight
  • Death Penalty - 1,462 words
    Death Penalty Oklahoma executed Sean Sellers, who was sixteen when he murdered his parents, February 1999. This marked the first time in forty years that such a young offender was executed in the United States. Criticism and calls for clemency came from around the world, including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the American Bar Association, and Amnesty International. These events that have occurred in our country are tearing it apart at its seams: the death penalty and the divided America it has created. Long before the first prisons were built there was the penalty of death. The Greeks and Hebrews developed a specific ritual for execution by stoning. Death by a thousand cuts was popular in China ...
    Related: death penalty, death row, penalty, nations high commissioner, early america
  • United Nations - 394 words
    United Nations Part I. #3 51 countries established the United Nations also known as the UN on October 24, 1945 with the intentions of preserving peace through international cooperation and collective security. Over the years the UN has grown in numbers to include 185 countries, thus making the organization and its family of agencies the largest in an effort to promote world stability. Since 1954 the UN and its organizations have received the Nobel Peace Prize on 5 separate occasions. The first in 1954 awarded to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, for its assistance to refugees, and finally in 1988 to the United Nations Peace-keeping Forces, for its peace ...
    Related: nations high commissioner, united nations, united nations high commissioner, environmental protection, medical research
  • Womens Rights In 3rd World Countries - 1,325 words
    ... hools for girls. During the Great Leap Forward in the 1950s, Mao Zedang gave women equality with men, saying women held up half of the heavens. Women were urged to work in the fields and in the factories with men. Childcare centers were set up so children could be taken care of while their mothers worked Greater attention was paid to womens health as well. Although ideas regarding womens rights have been introduced in China, change is slow due to the long standing reverence for male children. Since 1995, the population in China has been about 1.2 billion. Because of the rapid growth in the population, women are urged to undergo sterilization, and pregnant women are urged to have an abort ...
    Related: civil rights, human rights, pregnant women, rights movement, universal declaration of human rights, women in afghanistan, womens health
  • 5 results found, view research papers on page:
  • 1