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Over the past year, ESCR-Net members have begun a global discussion about how to advance economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) in situations of conflict and occupation and in post-conflict transitions. A first round of online discussions was held between December 2017 and January

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Individual ESCR-Net member Rasha Jarhum, alongside fellow Yemeni public figures, co-signed a statement condemning the Saudi-led Arab coalition’s decision to close Yemen’s land, sea and air ports. This decision will lead to increased suffering for the Yemeni people, who have been facing war-torn hardships these last three years, further undermining human rights. The decision was taken in spite of calls made by local and international organizations warning that such a blockade will result in the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis precipitated by war.

Oxfam and International Alert launched a multi-country report on gender justice during fragility and conflict. The report examines the impact of fragility...

Women's International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF) launched a new toolkit on Weapons, War and Women in the MENA Region this June. The toolkit is primarily dedicated to support ...

The Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND) released the third issue of its Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights....

In this report of the Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights, ANND focuses on informal labor. It approaches informal labor from a human rights and social justice perspective,...

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Yemen
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Women and ESCR

ESCR-Net is deepening its outreach in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and strengthening connections with Arabic-speaking organizations and individuals working to advance ESCR.  ...