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Reba Khalil ESPI
July 12, 2018
Heba Khalil is a longstanding collaborator with CESR, most recently on the Egypt Social Progress Indicators. She is a PhD student at the University of Illinois and a researcher with the Social Justice Platform (SJP). 
Just Fair Sustain UK
July 3, 2018
Koldo Casla and Imogen Richmond-Bishop discuss using OPERA  in a national human rights context, its pitfalls and the importance of a human element in human rights advocacy work.  
Collins Liko
June 22, 2018
This first blog in our “OPERA Stories” series highlights NGO Hakijamii's use of OPERA, our analytic framework, to support rights-claiming in Kenya. 
Austerity Spain human rights
June 21, 2018
A sustained and coordinated fight by Spanish civil society, supported by CESR and other international actors, obtained a promise from the new government to repeal a decree that deprived nearly one million the right to health. 
June 8, 2018
A new metric, developed jointly by CESR and its partners in Egypt, offers a more multidimensional view of the socioeconomic situation in Egypt and its human impacts.
Spain austerity Healthcare
June 21, 2018
Una lucha sostenida y concertada de la sociedad civil española apoyada por CESR y otros actores internacionales ha logrado un compromiso firme del nuevo gobierno de derogar un decreto que privó a casi un millón de personas del derecho a la... Read More
June 7, 2018
A scathing report on poverty in the United States by U.N. poverty expert Philip Alston, reflects  many of the concerns raised in CESR’s earlier submission on the alarming implications of the tax cuts for human rights and inequality.    
May 17, 2018
At the IMF Spring Meetings, CESR shared research on the human rights impacts of austerity in countries like Brazil, Peru, Spain and Egypt, and challenged the IMF to end its support for particularly harmful fiscal consolidation measures.
May 11, 2018
The OPERA House project asks which tools human rights activists need to better understand and tackle the unjust socioeconomic structures that cause so many of the world’s human rights violations.