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ESCR-Net member, Ekta Parishad, has achieved a massive victory. Just nine days after the launch of the Jansatyagraha, a historic march to demand a right to land and livelihood, the Government of India announced its acceptance of the movement’s key demands.

Position paper by the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum regarding serious human rights and environmental concerns about planned mega-city, Zulfiqarabad.

Ekta Parishad is mobilizing a 100,000 person march - the Jan Satyagraha - to claim land as a human rights, and are calling upon social movements and human rights advocates world wide to join them in a global movement to promote a right to land and livelihood.

ESCR-Net together with SERI, the NGO Coalition for the OP-ICESCR and the Norwegian Centre on Human Rights convened a three-day workshop in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Sri Lanka
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Women & ESCR
Corporate Accountability
Social Movements & Grassroots Groups
Economic Policy
OP-ICESCR
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India
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Women & ESCR
Social Movements & Grassroots Groups
OP-ICESCR
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Belgium
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Monitoring
OP-ICESCR

On December 7, 2011, The Working Group on Human Rights in India and the UN  released the report it has submitted to the United Nations (UN) titled "Human Rights in India: An Overview." Click here for more information and a copy of the report.

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Zimbabwe
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Economic Policy
OP-ICESCR
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United States of America
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Women & ESCR
Corporate Accountability
Strategic Litigation
Economic Policy
OP-ICESCR