Center for Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD) is an organization that follows a rights-centered approach to help the democratization process in Ethiopia. CARD focuses on youth’s civic engagement, and promoting conflict-sensitive dialogue through informed freedom of expression, as well as combating disinformation, hate and dangerous speech. CARD is also dedicated grassroots empowerments of the…
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This publication details the procedures and the mechanisms needed in order to bring cases of alleged human rights violations to the attention of the United Nations. There are three such mechanisms:
- Individual complaints under the international human rights treaties (petitions)
- Individual communications under the special procedures of the Human Rights Council
- The complaint procedure of the Human Rights Council.
This webpage explains what economic, social and cultural rights are, why they’re important and how they’re enforced. Economic, social, and cultural rights include the human right to work, the right to an adequate standard of living, including food, clothing, and housing, the right to physical and mental health, the right to social security, the right to a healthy environment, and the right to education.
The purpose of this manual is to serve activists and students. This service is expected to unfold in three ways: (1) primarily as a manual for reporting to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; (2) as a resource for students, particularly those in remote locations with less access to the Internet and large English language libraries; and (3) as an educational tool in training workshops, particularly for practical topics.
The Ontario Human Rights Commission works to promote, protect and advance human rights in Ontario through research, education, targeted legal action and policy development.