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The Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean for the Defense of Women's Rights (CLADEM) made a submission to the United Nations Committee on the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). The publication, titled "List of critical...

Many NGOs collaboratively submittted the "Alternative Report to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Periodic Report to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, Indigenous Women in the DRC: The injustice of multiple forms of discrimination" to the United...

The Coalition for the Convention on the Elimination of All Kinds of Discrimination Against Women (CCEDEF) published an "Alternative report on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All kinds of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)". The detailed publication...

The following petition has been initiated by ESCR-Net members Comité Ambiental en Defensa de la Vida and International Network of Human Rights (RIDH) who invite any member of ESCR-Net or the public to add their signature in support. Señor JUAN MANUEL SANTOS CALDERON President of the Republic of...

Representatives from 35 civil society organizations and community groups based in 11 countries in South and Southeast Asia participated in a workshop on how individuals and communities harmed by development projects can seek recourse.  Several ESCR-Net members, including...

ESCR-Net member Plataforma Dhesca has been chosen to head the National Human Rights Council (NHRC) in Brazil, which seeks to promote and defend human rights...

The United States government threatened to systematically undermine the human rights of communities in the US, and around the world, during the first week following the inauguration of President Donald Trump. In the days immediately following Trump’s election, the...

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