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Collective Work

The inputs have been submitted to UN Women to illustrate their next report “Progress of the World's Women” to be published in 2015 which will focus on women's economic and social rights

The Women and ESCR Working Group continues to contribute with the UN Working Group on the issue of Discrimination against Women in Law and Practice

ESCR-Net Corporate Accountability Working Group launches new practitioners’ guide to support the interpretation and application of ETOs in the context of corporate human rights violations

World Bank safeguard draft rolls-back protections for people and the environment: key human rights concerns

ESCR-Net presents the Spanish version of this guide that provides information on strategic litigation under the Optional Protocol to the ICESCR

Member News

Center of Concern, Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales and Center for Economic and Social Rights applaud the decision of the Human Rights Council on the regulation of sovereign debt

Tebtebba, Indigenous Peoples Links and Middlesex University publish a new book on indigenous people and the extractive industries during the UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

HIC and Instituto Pólis, together with other ESCR-Net Members, organized several events and interventions to advance human rights and the right to the city framework

The International Commission of Jurists launches its new Practitioners Guide on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR), the 8th in the series of ICJ resources for legal practitioners

Fundar presents several audiovisual materials on the right to housing in Mexico, including a discussion with the participation of several members of the ESCR-Net