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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
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).

High Court case

In 2012, seeking to standardize education nationwide, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) began the three-year rollout of a new curriculum which entailed staggered introduction of new textbooks. Despite the successful rollout in other provinces, in Limpopo the Provincial Government was unable to deliver textbooks to all learners by the start of the 2012 school year.

The NGO Coalition for the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has released a new animated video to be used as a tool to promote ratification of the Optional...

Developed thanks to the collective work of ESCR-Net Members

ESCR-Net’s new Board held its first in-person meeting on 6-7 June, in New York.  Among its discussions and decisions, the Board elected three officers: Francisco Rocael (Consejo...

ESCR-net member, the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), works to promote the effective understanding, monitoring, implementation and realization of economic and social rights in Uganda.  ISER...