States are obligated to mobilize their maximum available resources to progressively advance rights and reduce disparities between the wealthy and the most disadvantaged.
On November 8th, 2018, the Center for Economic and Social Rights held a celebration in honor of its 25 years of working for social justice through human rights. Founders, past and present board members, partners and leadership all shared reflections on CESR's past accomplishments and plans for the future.
Enjoyment of the rights laid out in the South African Constitution remains elusive for the majority of people.
This video illustrates that advances in tackling poverty and human rights deprivations in Brazil are at risk from a series of harmful and severe austerity measures put in place by the government starting in 2015.
Environmental, socioeconomic and fiscal injustices in the Andean Region mutually reinforce each other, disproportionally affecting the rights and wellbeing of Indigenous peoples and Afro-descendant communities.
Despite Egypt’s general progress on health outcomes, gaps persist that reflect entrenched patterns of social and economic disparity.
The Egypt Social Progress Indicators Project finds that IMF-mandated austerity policies are amplifying severe inequalities and undermining the rights to health, education, housing and decent work for millions of Egyptians.