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Eighteen national and international non-governmental organizations, including ESCR- Net Members, Amnesty International, ...

The World Uyghur Congress submitted an Alternative Report to the Committee On Economic, Social And Cultural Rights (CESCR). This was in anticipation of the session on the People's Republic Of China. The March 2013 submission addresses the right to just and favourable working...

Kansas Supreme Court decides school funding should be equitable and adequate

In 2010, four Kansas school districts, 31 students, and their guardians sued the State of Kansas alleging that cuts in public school budgets beginning in 2009 had left schools inadequately funded and that portions of the funding were inequitably distributed, in violation of Article 6 of the Kansas Constitution (regulating education provision), state statutes, and due process and equal protection clauses of the Kansas and United States Constitutions.

The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) made a submission, in May 2013, to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR). The submission was made for consideration at the 51st Pre-sessional Working Group of...

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...