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Hong Kong Unison Limited, in May 2013, made a submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR). Hong Kong Unison’s Submissions on the Second Report of Hong Kong SAR on the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (Part Two) for the Pre-sessional...

The Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights submitted a Review of Turkmenistan under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). The submission was made in October 2012 to the UN Committee on CEDAW, and addresses education, employment,...

The International Disability Alliance (IDA), in the CEDAW Committee's 53rd session, submitted suggestions for disability-relevant recommendations to be included in the Concluding Observations. The suggestions primarily address education and healthcare.

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The International Disability Alliance, at the CEDAW Committee's 53rd session, submitted suggestions for disability-relevant recommendations to be included in the Concluding Observations. These suggestions address areas such as education, healthcare, and employment....

FLORAISON, GRADSE and RAPDA-Togo, with the support of FIAN International, submitted an alternative written report on behalf of rural women in Gnita, Togo. The submission was made in October 2012...

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...

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The Supreme Court of Canada upholds the right to collective bargaining for teachers’ union

On 10 November 2016, in a decisive victory for workers’ rights, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) upheld the constitutional right to the freedom of association {S. 2 (d)}, delivering a 7-2 decision in favor of the British Columbia Teacher’s Federation (BCTF), the labour union that represents all public school teachers in the province of British Columbia (BC).