Legacies of apartheid: South African austerity and fiscal injustice perpetuate the inequalities of decades past
January 24, 2019
The South African government’s adoption of austerity measures now perpetuates many of the same inequalities that apartheid upheld many years ago.
July 20, 2018
Alison Hosie discusses how OPERA allowed the Scottish Human Rights Commission's diverse group of workshop participants to approach socioeconomic issues from a more human rights-based analytical perspective.
Defendiendo los DESC en tiempos de austeridad: el rol y los desafíos de las instituciones de derechos humanos
July 16, 2018
16 de Julio de 2018 Por Sergio Chaparro Hernández
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).
July 3, 2018
Koldo Casla and Imogen Richmond-Bishop discuss using OPERA in a national human rights context and the importance of a human element in rights advocacy work.
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.
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 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 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.
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
This spring, CESR challenged the IMF to stop supporting harmful fiscal consolidation measures, as in Brazil, Peru, Spain and Egypt,