The ILO Convention has been one of the guiding documents in holding nations accountable to preserving indigenous people’s rights for almost a century. Through this convention, indigenous peopls have fought for economic and social rights and coordinated advocacy efforts on a global level.
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During a review by the UN Human Rights Council, representatives of the Uyghur and Tibetan peoples mobilized to gain rights and freedoms from China.
The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights guarantees transparency from member states, which are asked to outline how they preserve such rights within their nations.
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 second Universal Periodic Review of the United States’ human rights record took place in 2015, allowing many indigenous groups to speak on their experiences working with the United States to preserve their rights and dignity.
22nd Working Group on Indigenous Populations Tackles Conflict Resolution, Indigenous Participation I
During the 22nd United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations, representatives of indigenous communities gathered in Geneva to discuss how best to address violence and conflict in order to preserve their survival.
The UN Convention Against Toture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment outlines how communities and individuals might seek redress against torture and ensure that those who torture are held responsible for their actions. This piece guides the reader through the steps of invoking the convention.
This paper gives an overview of different initiatives in the area of protecting and strengthening the efforts of cyber activists.
This field study intends to determine the nature, scale and patterns of FGC and its social determinants in selected areas, understand the perceived harmful and/or bene cial e ects associated with the various types of FGC practiced within Indonesian communities., and determine possible interventions to end the practice of FGC based upon the ndings of the study.