Socio-Economic Rights

Right to Housing Debate Stalled by Canadian Court

Right to Housing Debate Stalled by Canadian Court

By a 2-1 majority, a provincial appellate court has halted proceedings in Tanudjaja v Canada (Attorney-General) ...
Aboriginal Right to Pursue Traditional Medicine Recognised by Canadian Judge

Aboriginal Right to Pursue Traditional Medicine Recognised by Canadian Judge

A Canadian judge has ruled that a constitutional right exists for certain aboriginals in Canada to choose ...
The Uncertain Status of Child Rights in the UK

The Uncertain Status of Child Rights in the UK

This November marks the 25th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). An atypical fusion of ...
Women’s Rights to Social Security and Social Protection

Women’s Rights to Social Security and Social Protection

There is a growing international focus on social protection in the developing world while at the same time, ...
When Policing Meets Health: International Experts call for Improved Alliance between Law Enforcement and Public Health

When Policing Meets Health: International Experts call for Improved Alliance between Law Enforcement and Public Health

The 2nd International Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference, organised by the Centre of Law Enforcement and ...
The Plight of Indo-Pak Fishermen and the Need to Appreciate Economic Rights

The Plight of Indo-Pak Fishermen and the Need to Appreciate Economic Rights

The recent decision of the Pakistan Government to release 57 boats of arrested Indian fishermen is a welcome move. ...
Vulture Funds: the Real Dimension of the Controversy from a Human Rights Perspective

Vulture Funds: the Real Dimension of the Controversy from a Human Rights Perspective

While a lot of perspectives (economic, political, legal and even diplomatic) have been brought to the table ...
Los “fondos buitre” y la verdadera dimensión de la controversia desde una perspectiva de derechos humanos

Los “fondos buitre” y la verdadera dimensión de la controversia desde una perspectiva de derechos humanos

Después de que la República de Argentina dejó de pagar su deuda externa en 2001, el 92,4% de los bonistas aceptó ...
Judicial Experimentation and Public Policy: A New Approach to the Right to Education in Brazil

Judicial Experimentation and Public Policy: A New Approach to the Right to Education in Brazil

Should judges interfere with the enforcement of public policies implemented by the executive? If yes, what would ...
The Problem of Progressive Realization – Protecting the Rights of the Disabled in Jamaica

The Problem of Progressive Realization – Protecting the Rights of the Disabled in Jamaica

Jamaica boasts of being the first country in the world to both sign and ratify the United Nations Convention on the
The Zulu Case: Threats to Squatters' Rights in South Africa

The Zulu Case: Threats to Squatters' Rights in South Africa

It is trite to say that land is a contentious issue in South Africa. This encompasses not only the legacy of the ...
The Zulu Case: Threats to Squatters’ Rights in South Africa

The Zulu Case: Threats to Squatters’ Rights in South Africa

It is trite to say that land is a contentious issue in South Africa. This encompasses not only the legacy of the ...

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