COVID-19: Using Our Collective Power To Transform Crisis

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We don’t want to ‘go back’ to normal. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and exacerbated existing structural injustices. We are committed to advancing systemic alternatives capable of realizing people’s demands for environmental, economic, social and cultural rights. We need change and we are committed to shaping this change now. 

Join Us to End Corporate Impunity

Call for a Strong Binding Treaty to Regulate Corporate Power. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, ESCR-Net members called on States to "support negotiations for an international legally binding instrument to regulate corporate power."

ESCR-Net Global Call to Action in response to the COVID-19

The Day After Tomorrow: Confronting Systemic Injustices, Advancing Human Rights.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and intensified grave systemic injustices all over the world.

Human Rights must be prioritized in responding to COVID-19

The pandemic and responses to it have the potential to exacerbate precisely the kind of intolerable intersectional inequalities at the heart of many members’ struggles for social justice.

Our Analysis

The following analyses have been shaped by our members and contain emerging demands for alternatives that make human rights and social justice a reality for all.


Learn about the advocacy and demands from our members in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic: