Family Watch University

Online Course: “International Family Law and Global Health Policies”

 

Family Watch is currently developing a free online learning course consisting of the 18 units listed below. The full course is expected to take about 40 hours to complete.

 

Each unit will be released one at a time and may include videos, policy briefs, webinars and other resources. Learners may choose to complete one, several or all of the units. Those who participate in the full course will receive a certificate of course completion.

 

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Unit 1: The Status of the Family in International Law

 

Overview of how 5 binding UN treaties and many other UN consensus documents call for the protection of the family

 

Unit 2: United Nations 101

 

Overview of how UN entities are undermining life, family and parental rights (WHO, UNFPA, UN Women, UNICEF, UNAIDS, Treaty Body Monitoring Committees, UN Special Rapporteurs, Universal Periodic Reviews, the OHCHR, UN Geneva)

 

Unit 3: Family and Life Issues in the Context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

 

Unit 4: The Family as a Protective Factor in Preventing Violence Against Women & Girls: What the research shows

 

Unit 5: Global Youth Policies and Trends

 

Unit 6: Global Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policies

 

Unit 7: Protecting Children in Sex Education Policies and Programs

 

Unit 8: Protecting Children in Sex Education Policies and Programs in the African Region

 

Unit 9: Population and Family Planning Policies and Impacts on Life and Family

 

Unit 10: UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: Children’s rights vs. parents’ rights

 

Unit 11: Human Sexuality and Gender Identity Policies

 

Unit 12: The Disparate Role of Super NGOs in Shaping International Children and Youth Policies and Programs (Exposés on IPPF, Marie Stopes, Rutgers, RFSU, etc.)

 

Unit 13: The Disparate Role of Super NGOs on the African Union

 

Unit 14: Cultural Imperialism: The sexual rights agenda

 

Unit 15: The Human Rights Agenda and National Human Rights Institutions

 

Unit 16: Family and Life Advocacy at the International, National, and Local Levels

 

Unit 17: Pro-life and Pro-family Coalition Building

 

Unit 18: The Art of Negotiation