Gender Equality and Sexual Diversity

Overview of the main landmarks and institutions in the fight for gender equality and the rights of sexual minorities
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (1,200 ratings)
12,287 students
Gender Equality and Sexual Diversity
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (1,200 ratings)
12,287 students
Became familiar with basic concepts and definitions
Learn about the history of the fight against discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation
Became familiar with international norms and institutions
Learn about different public policies for the fight against discrimination

Requirements

  • There are no requeriments, you only need an Internet conection. The transcripts and extra material files are in PDF format.
  • You don't need any background or experience in the area to take the course.
  • This is not a legal course, it has some legal concepts, but they are explained in the lessons. Also, for each video we provide a glossary which you may download.
Description

This course is also available with spanish subtitules, search for "Igualdad de Género y Diversidad Sexual" in Udemy.

From the perspective of human rights and non-discrimination, the course will touch on topics such as the history of the fight for gender equality and sexual minorities’ rights, relevant international norms and institutions, violence and other forms of discrimination, as well as public policies to promote gender equality and sexual diversity.

The complete course consists in 30 video lessons of about 12 minutes each. The course will remain available permanently at Udemy, so you may complete it at your own pace, without time limit.

Since December 31, 2018, we will NOT deliver paid virtual certificates from the Universidad Diego Portales, even if it could say the opposite in the first and last video of the course. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

Who this course is for:
  • Everyone interested in issues related to gender equality and sexual minorities
Curriculum
6 sections • 30 lectures • 5h 35m total length
  • Gender Equality, Sexual Diversity and Arbitrary Discrimination
  • Gender Equality, Sexual Diversity and Arbitrary Discrimination
  • Basic Concepts and Definitions
  • Basic Concepts and Definitions
  • Sexual Practices and Orientations
  • Sexual Practices and Orientations
  • History of the Fight against Gender Discrimination
  • History of the Fight against Gender Discrimination
  • History of the Movement of Sexual Minorities
  • History of the Movement of Sexual Minorities
  • International Rights of Women, General Overview
  • International Rights of Women, General Overview
  • CEDAW I
  • CEDAW I
  • CEDAW II
  • CEDAW II
  • The Belém do Pará Interamerican Convention
  • The Belém do Pará Interamerican Convention
  • UN Women
  • UN Women
  • Reproductive Rights
  • Reproductive Rights
  • Abortion
  • Abortion
  • Roe v. Wade
  • Roe v. Wade
  • In Vitro Fertilization
  • In Vitro Fertilization
  • Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
  • Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
  • International Standards on LGBTI Rights I
  • International Standards on LGBTI Rights I
  • International Standards on LGBTI Rights II
  • International Standards on LGBTI Rights II
  • Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Couples
  • Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Couples
  • Women and Politics
  • Women and Politics
  • Women and Work
  • Women and Work
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Femicide
  • Femicide
  • Sexual Violence as an International Crime
  • Sexual Violence as an International Crime
  • Violence and Discrimination based on Sexual Orientation
  • Violence and Discrimination based on Sexual Orientation
  • The Zamudio case and the Anti-Discrimination Law in Chile
  • The Zamudio case and the Anti-Discrimination Law in Chile
  • Public Institutions
  • Public Institutions
  • Special Measures
  • Special Measures
  • Family Planning
  • Family Planning
  • Promoting Diversity
  • Promoting Diversity

Instructors
Lawyer, Human Rights Professor
José Zalaquett
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 20,237 Reviews
  • 134,090 Students
  • 10 Courses

Head of the MOOC Chile Project. Lawyer, Universidad de Chile. Doctor Honoris Causa, by the Universities of Notre Dame and City University of New York. Professor, International Human Rights and International Law and the Use of Force, Universidad de Chile Law School. Former professor, Ethics and Government, Master's Program on Public Policy, Universidad de Chile. Visiting Professor, Harvard University, Toronto University, New York University, Maryland University, Notre Dame University and Interamerican Institute for Human Rights. Co-founder and former co-director, Human Rights Center, Universidad de Chile Law School (2002-2011). Commissioner, International Commission of Jurist.

Director, Legal Department of the Peace Cooperation Committee for Chile (1973-1976). Former President, Amnesty International Executive Committee (1979-1982). Commissioner, Chilean Truth and Reconciliation Commission (1990-1991). Former Commissioner and President, Interamerican Commission on Human Rights (2003-2004).

Juan Francisco Lobo
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 20,237 Reviews
  • 134,089 Students
  • 10 Courses

Lawyer, Universidad de Chile. Invited Professor, International Criminal Jurisdiction, University of Chile. Invited Professor, Public International Law and International Criminal Law, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. Invited Professor, Legal Theory, Universidad Diego Portales.  Former academyc assistant, International Human Rights and International Law and the Use of Force, Universidad de Chile Law School.  

Abogado de la Universidad de Chile. Profesor Invitado, Jurisdicción Penal Internacional, Universidad de Chile. Profesor Invitado, Derecho Internacional Público y Derecho Penal Internacional, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. Profesor Invitado, Teoría del Derecho, Universidad Diego Portales. Ex ayudante, Derecho Internacional de los Derechos Humanos y Derecho Internacional y Uso de la Fuerza, Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de Chile.