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This article analyzes global trends in financing for infrastructure. It looks at changes in Mexico’s laws, policies, and programs and how it has effected their infrastructure investment models and the use of public pension funds. Furthermore, it examines how this model is...

Developed by an ESCR-Net Member

This shadow report, "Obstructing Progress: Growing Talibanisation & Poor Governance in Pakistan" addresses insecurity, violence against women, marriage and minority women, and health. Authored by the Shirkat Gah Women's Resource Centre and submitted to the UN Committee on the Convention on...

This report was published in 2016 as a guide for business on reporting under the Modern Slavery Act of 2015. Slavery and forced labor is an extensive problem in the United Kingdom. In 2015, NGOs campaigned for the Act to require businesses to report on what they are doing to...

Developed by an ESCR-Net Member

Citizens for Justice (CFJ) published this ...

Developed by an ESCR-Net Member

On 28 and 29 June 2017, the Dullah Omar Institute, with the help of funding from the Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA), hosted a...

The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC) has sent its alternative report on the rights of persons with disabilities to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with...

The Corporate Responsibility Coalition (CORE) collaborated with Anti-Slavery International, Unicef UK, and the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre to...

On 14 June 2017, Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and the Royal Danish Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh, signed an agreement to secure justice...

*Update: Following the event below, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) selected Soledad García Muñoz to be the first Special Rapporteur on Economic, Social, Cultural, and Environmental Rights (ESCER).

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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...