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ESCR-Net Member, the Legal Resource Center, is representing the Center for Child Law and the school governing bodies of four farm schools in the Eastern Cape, South...

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...

Children with learning disabilities are among the most disadvantaged in Malaysia, and many thousands of them find themselves unable to access even basic education. The ...

 The European Roma Rights Centre is ready to sue segregationists across Europe and has launched an online campaign to combat school segregation. A shocking ...

A group organizations, including several ESCR-Net members, have expressed concern that the British government could be violating the right to education with its support for the growth of private...

Summary: The Right to Education Project (RTE) has been developing a briefing document over the past few months on learning outcomes. There has been considerable debate and discussion among educationalists revolving around learning outcomes. ...

The case was brought by disadvantaged children in need of accommodation and treatment in high support units.  The children asserted that the state was under a constitutional obligation to provide them with special care and appropriate educational facilities.  The state agreed that such facilities were necessary and had begun the planning process for building them.  However the projects suffered many administrative and logistical delays.  A High Court Judge issued a mandatory injunction (an order requiring the performance of a specific act), incorporating the state’s plan and ordering the go