Collective Work & Discussions

UN treaty monitoring bodies (TMBs) are a key avenue through which the Center for Reproductive Rights engages to pressure states to respect, protect and fulfill women’s reproductive rights. Over the course of any given year, the Center submits upwards of thirty shadow...

In our April Discussion, Cathy Albisa of NESRI introduced worker-driven social responsibility (WSR) as a form of labor rights monitoring. WSR, which emerged from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ (CIW) Campaign for Fair Food,...

If we understand a human rights crisis in terms of disease, finding the cure depends on the right diagnosis, the combination of monitoring (determining symptoms) and root cause analysis of the problem (identifying the underlying disease).  However, the ultimate cure...

In general, the monitoring of ESC rights has been associated with a citizen-led process of following and advocating in the realm of public policy, and has been relatively infrequent in the context of mega-development projects. The current context in Mexico is...

In our December discussion, the Center for Economic and Social rights shared some of...

The November post focused on some of the challenges to implementing favorable court decisions regarding ESCR, as well as some potential strategies to overcome those challenges, as discussed by a new...