Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (General)

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Toolkit for Action for the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights - available in 4 languages

Developed by the International NGO Coalition for an Optional Protocol, the Toolkit for Action for the Optional...

The Coalition's efforts are focused on ensuring the prompt entry into force of the Optional Protocol, its proper implementation, and increasing the knowledge and capacity of individuals, groups and organizations to work with this mechanism.

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) collaborated with Indigenous Women’s Network of Thailand (IWNT) to submit a joint shadow report on behalf of indigenous women in...

On 9 June 2017, a law student, Stalin, was detained in India for 18 hours under suspicion of being part of a smuggling network. According to the Asian Human Rights Commission...

The Asian Institute for Human Rights (AIHR) collaborated with an E-Learning Group to produce an E-Learning Course on the Basics of Application of the Human Rights...

ESCR-Net Member, The Border Consortium (TBC), that works together with displaced and conflict-affected people of Burma/Myanmar to address humanitarian needs, recently launched...

Should African States ratify the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights? A guide to the complementarity between the human rights systems at the African regional level and the international level. 

The guide is available...

As Iraq continues to struggle with armed conflict and a protracted humanitarian crisis, Minority Rights Group and the...

A publication in Arabic by the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND) tackling the issue of employment policies in Lebanon. Since independence and until now, Lebanon has not seen an...