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This study is based on a two-year research project carried out by the ANND in Collaboration with several national organizations and institutions. The report includes...

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On Wednesday, September 28, ESCR-Net's Working Group on Economic Policy and Human Rights held a Webinar on Privatization & Public-Private Partnerships, with opening presentations by Tessa Khan (Climate...

On Thursday, September 22, ESCR-Net's Working Group on Economic Policy and Human Rights held the first Webinar on Trade and Investment, with opening presentations by Tessa Khan (Climate Litigation Network), Zahra Bazzi (Arab NGO Network for...

In 2004 Botswana’s Secretary of Health circulated an internal directive to public medical facilities informing them of a Presidential Directive authorizing “provision of free treatment to non-citizen prisoners suffering from ailments other than AIDS.” HIV-positive Zimbabwean prisoners filed lawsuits challenging this directive after being denied free Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ARV).

Several ESCR-Net members, including ACIJ, CELS, CESR, Dejusticia and Fundar, participated in the thematic hearing on fiscal policy and human rights at the 156th session of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), held in Washington DC on 22 October 2015...

Summary: The results of the 2012 Open Budget Index (OBI), which the International Budget Partnership released last...

The Mental Disability Advocacy Center brought a complaint before the European Committee of Social Rights (which judges compliance of State parties with the European Social Charter) alleging that children living in homes for mentally disabled children (HMDCs) in Bulgaria received little to no education.

In 2005, under the Article 26 procedure of the Constitution, the Irish Supreme Court reviewed the constitutionality of a bill referred to it by the President. This bill authorized charges for in-patient services, provided by the public health service, to be imposed on certain people, in most cases, elderly people of limited means.