Stark power imbalances are fueling extreme global inequality and cross-movement alliances within civil society are needed to combat the problem.
May 12, 2009
Cambodia's ambassador to the UN appeared before the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) on 11-12 May 2009.
May 12, 2009
Y el racismo institucional fomenta el racismo social contra los inmigrantes en España tanto como en la Unión Europea.
May 10, 2009
Four residents from Belfast, Northern Ireland are among hundreds of people from across the globe that have traveled to the UN in Geneva this week.
May 7, 2009
Director-General of the WHO urges continued support for public health, pursued for its own sake as a basic human right.
April 30, 2009
The United Nations Independent Expert on Minority Issues addresses the human right of equal access to quality education.
April 28, 2009
New CESR Analysis of Bangladesh's Economic and Social Rights Focuses on Children's Rights to Food, Health, Education, Housing and Water
April 1, 2009
The case related to killing of the 'Ogoni 9' and other serious human rights abuses committed in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria in 1995 will begin in April after years of litigation.
February 11, 2009
Lawyers for the villagers had sought to hold the oil giant responsible for the 1998 shooting and mistreatment of protesters by Nigerian soldiers at an oil rig.
February 4, 2009
Forty-two years after a similar mechanism was adopted for civil and political rights, those who suffer from violations of their economic, social and cultural rights are finally given equal status.
August 5, 2008
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