The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) is a crucial player in efforts to promote and protect human rights in the Americas region. Find out how you can use it to bolster your free expression advocacy.
15 results found
The Access to Justice (A2J) Lab creates knowledge, constructs best practices, and trains current and future scholars and practitioners to transform the U.S. justice system. The A2J Lab aims to provide decision makers in law with credible evidence about what works, and allow them to implement solution that provide better access to justice for individuals and families.
Child Rights International Network (CRIN)’s case studies illustrate how strategic litigation works in practice by asking the people involved about their experience. They aim to cover a wide range of violations and jurisdictions, and publicise little-known cases. By sharing these stories CRIN hopes to not only raise awareness of challenges to children’s rights violations around the world, but also give you the tools to challenge similar violations where you live.
The Abidjan Principles promises to be the new reference point for governments, educators and education providers when debating the respective roles and duties of states and private actors in education. They compile and unpack existing legal obligations that States have regarding the delivery of education, and in particular the role and limitations of private actors in the provision of education. They provide more details about what international human rights law means by drawing from other sources of law and existing authoritative interpretations.
Through the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, signatory nations are required to submit bi-yearly reports outlining their plans to preserve the full range of rights guaranteed to their citizens under the covenant.
The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights considered the combined third, fourth and fifth periodic reports of El Salvador on the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (E/C.12/SLV/3-5) at its 25th and 26th meetings, held on 14 May 2014.
La FTCCP, como promotora de la Ley 29783 tuvo el propósito de hacer una publicación integral de la ley y su reglamento. Mientras tanto hemos toma- do la iniciativa de difundir la Ley para el conocimiento de los trabajadores e iniciar una campaña para exigir su pronta reglamentación.
The report first describes Peru’s national legal framework. It describes the administration of labor law, labor institutions, and the system of labor justice. With regard to each of the covered labor rights, the report describes the relevant legal framework (national laws and international conventions) and practices. A companion report mandated by section 2102(c)(9) of the Trade Act provides additional information on the extent to which Peru has in effect laws governing exploitative child labor.
Provides an objective and accurate analysis of labor rights and relations in Colombia. This document attempts to complete the bigger picture of human rights issues so policymakers have a better understanding of the reality workers face in Colombia.
Argentina: Social Rights, Thorny Country: Judicial Review of Economic Policies Sponsored by the IFIs
This article describes the status of social rights in Argentina’s constitution, the possible contradictions between these rights and IFI-sponsored policies, and what the judiciary is entitled to do about these contradictions under Argentina’s constitutional design.