Cultural Rights In China

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Cultural rights are oftentimes qualified as an immature or underdeveloped category ' of human rights.It propose that, in comparing with other categories of human rights, namely,economic,civil, political and social, cultural rights are the undeveloped or least developed as far as their legal content, scope and enforceability are involved. An accompanying concern is that cultural rights includes the individual rights of the cultural group’s associate, particularly those most assailable, such as women and children. Such critique have power where cultural rights are declared or acknowledged in the repute of conserving cultural identity. Nonetheless, cultural rights also have been developed as human rights on the assumption of “liberal principles”…show more content…
Women in China are bought and sold-out, murdered and made to vanish in order to abide by the governmental policy that cooccur with the cultural phenomenon of male-child predilection. In 1979, the Chinese government instituted a One-Child Policy to control the large population expansion. ' In order to comply with the One-Child Policy and to ensure that the family has a desired boy child, millions of people in China have engaged in sex-selective abortions, murderer of their own baby girls, non-registration of the first or second infant in the family, and the forsaking or selling of their own girl children. Demographers estimate that there are between fifty and one hundred million missing women in China.( Tiefenbrun,2008)4 In answer to the resulting deficiency of women, gangs, "specialist households," and "specialist villages" have been employed in an organized chain to snatch and trade women in China.(Ju et al.,2006 )5 Several factors constitute to the cause a serious deficit of women in China. Women are vanishing because of the social pressures of male-child option, the enthusiastic enforcement of the One-Child Policy by local government authorities, and the murderous responses to this policy appropriated by millions of ordinary people in China who are despairing to have a son. The 2000 official Chinese census reported that there were 117 boys born for every 100 girls, as compared to the global average of 106 or 105 boys to every 100 girls.(Dugger, 2001)6 This inequality may be connected to the practice of killing female babies or aborting female fetuses. The scarcity of women has resulted in a gender imbalance and an increment in human trafficking and prostitution in China.(Skalla,
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