Socio-Economic Rights

Fighting for the Right to Education in South Africa

Fighting for the Right to Education in South Africa

‘Ninety percent of children are now enrolled in primary education in the developing world’. A statistic of success,
Holding the Government to Account for England’s Housing Crisis through the ICESCR Parallel Reporting Process

Holding the Government to Account for England’s Housing Crisis through the ICESCR Parallel Reporting Process

The United Kingdom is approaching its 6th Periodic Report to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights ...
To Tackle Poverty Effectively, See it Through the Lens of Gender

To Tackle Poverty Effectively, See it Through the Lens of Gender

Everyone knows that women hold up half the sky but are nonetheless much more likely to live in poverty. Yet in fact
Victory for Islanders’ Homes: Hong Kong Court Rules Against Unlicensed Funeral Parlour

Victory for Islanders’ Homes: Hong Kong Court Rules Against Unlicensed Funeral Parlour

For over 20 years, residents of Cheung Chau Island in Hong Kong have performed funeral rites in a makeshift Funeral
CEDAW Inquiry into Grave Violence Against Aboriginal Women in Canada

CEDAW Inquiry into Grave Violence Against Aboriginal Women in Canada

On March 6, 2015 the CEDAW Committee released its second inquiry into grave and systemic violations of CEDAW under ...
Los “Fondos Buitre” y la Ley de Quiebras de los Estados en crisis económica.

Los “Fondos Buitre” y la Ley de Quiebras de los Estados en crisis económica.

En un libro reciente editado por Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky y Jernej Letnar Cernic se ha observado que la gestión ...
Los "Fondos Buitre" y la Ley de Quiebras de los Estados en crisis económica.

Los "Fondos Buitre" y la Ley de Quiebras de los Estados en crisis económica.

En un libro reciente editado por Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky y Jernej Letnar Cernic se ha observado que la gestión ...
The ‘Vulture Funds’ Issue and the Bankruptcy Law Process for States in Economic Crisis

The ‘Vulture Funds’ Issue and the Bankruptcy Law Process for States in Economic Crisis

A recent book edited by Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky and Jernej Letnar Černič notes that poor public resource management,
The Handbook of Human Rights in Northern Ireland: Where Are We Now?

The Handbook of Human Rights in Northern Ireland: Where Are We Now?

Northern Ireland’s most prominent human rights NGO is the Committee on the Administration of Justice. Founded in ...
Implementing the Right to Education Through the Courts: The Legal Resources Centre and Oxford University Host Workshop on Remedies and Enforcement

Implementing the Right to Education Through the Courts: The Legal Resources Centre and Oxford University Host Workshop on Remedies and Enforcement

The courts are a very effective tool in enforcing socio-economic rights and filling gaps so often left by ...
The Benefits of Using Equality and Non-Discrimination Strategies in Litigating Economic and Social Rights – New Guide Published

The Benefits of Using Equality and Non-Discrimination Strategies in Litigating Economic and Social Rights – New Guide Published

Socio-economic inequality is the biggest human rights and development challenge today. At the Equal Rights Trust we
Court Makes Unprecedented Step Appointing “Claims Administrator” to Ensure State Compliance with Court Order

Court Makes Unprecedented Step Appointing “Claims Administrator” to Ensure State Compliance with Court Order

A landmark judgement handed down on 12th December 2014 in the case of Linkside & Others v Minister of Education

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