Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (General)

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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).

The...

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...

This report presents important new findings on the right to education from citizen-led...

Developed by an ESCR-Net Member

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...

Developed thanks to the collective work of ESCR-Net Members