Collective Work & Discussions

For generations, human rights defenders have endeavored to achieve the justiciability of economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) in domestic and international courts. This struggle has been largely successful in several countries of the world that have...

Thanks to all who read and contributed to this month’s blog discussion.  The blog set out to explore some of the issues raised by the development of methodology and mechanisms by which to monitor National Action Plans for Human Rights, using Scotland’s NAP as a case-...

Thank you for all of the thoughtful responses. I wonder what the experience of SDSN and other groups has been on raising the question of unpaid work in the context of the larger issue of care work in the household both unpaid, underpaid and undervalued by workers in...

The United Nations post-2015 development agenda focuses on the creation of goals, targets and indicators to provide a framework to reduce poverty and inequality and promote development across the globe.

The Post2015 Women’s...

Many thanks to everyone who participated in our lively discussion on the ‘pros and cons’ of indexes as a tool for monitoring. Indexes—composite...

A special thanks to everyone who participated in the discussion on using...

Information about the level of compliance with economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) is essential for planning and implementing public policies and for the control of states’ compliance with the commitments they assume when they ratify international human...

I would like to take this opportunity to show my gratitude to everyone who took the time to read and participate in June’s discussion touching on...

Adequate housing includes more than just having four walls and a roof. The right to housing has been reinforced by international conventions, Article 25 of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights and Article 43 of the Constitution of Kenya. However implementing...

Thank you to everyone who participated in May's discussion on Integrating Rights Monitoring Into the Policy Cycle. The significance of Mexico City's efforts to...