Collective Work

The Endorois Welfare Council (EWC) and ESCR-Net’s Strategic Litigation Working Group, with the lead of Dejusticia and Minority Rights Group International, organized a new meeting in Nakuru (Kenya) on July 4-5, 2015, bringing together more than 30 community members,...

Center for Economic and Social Rights, Medicos del Mundo, Red ACOGE and the International Network on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights affirm access to health care is still not guaranteed to all migrants in Spain.

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Written Submission for the General Discussion on the Preparation for a General Comment on Article 6 (Right to Life) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

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ESCR-Net participated in strategy meetings in Detroit, Michigan, related to the ongoing denial of human rights to water, sanitation and housing to thousands of residents in the former industrial capital of the USA. The gathering was coordinated by those at the front of the grassroots struggle...

The lives of women are affected by a variety of issues, such as the frequent lack of basic services; formal and substantive inequality; the lack of responsibility of States, companies and other global actors; discriminatory cultural stereotypes; beliefs and the...

The Strategic Litigation Working Group met in Geneva to define priorities for the next two years

ESCR-Net Strategic Litigation Working Group facilitates discussion on ESCR litigation under the principle of reasonableness 

The Network supports residents’ challenge to the City of Detroit’s decision to cut off water supply to thousands of households unable to pay their bills

ESCR-Net has requested leave from the U.S. District Court to be recognized as amicus curiae in support of residents challenging the City of Detroit’s decision to cut off water supply to thousands of households unable to pay their bills

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

Several ESCR-Net members joined a first meeting of the Task Force created by the Kenyan government to address the ACHPR’s ruling on the Endorois case

ESCR-Net members explore new regional mechanisms for ruling and assuring dialogue between the Kenyan government and the community