The right to water E/C.12/2002/11. (General Comments) General Comment No. 15 (2002) … Read more . . .
The equal right of men and women to the enjoyment of all economic, social and cultural rights (art. 3 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights) General comment No. 16 (2005) E/C.12/2005/4. (General Comments) … Read more . . .
THE RIGHT TO WORK General comment No. 18 … Read more . . .
Criminalization of Poverty in Canada by OWJN, July 2008 http://www.owjn.org/owjn_2009/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=62&Itemid=67 What is Poverty? In Canada, poverty is commonly defined by the low income cut-offs (LICOs) established by Statistics Canada. LICOs represent the poverty line in Canada and “convey the … Read more . . .
From The Anti-Empire Report Nr. 57 by William Blum (…) On December 14, 1981 a resolution was proposed in the United Nations General Assembly which declared that "education, work, health care, proper nourishment, national development are human rights". Notice the … Read more . . .
April 19, 2007 Human Right to Food at Risk in Nepal Preliminary findings of an international fact-finding mission KATHMANDU, NEPAL: An international fact-finding mission on the human right to food said today that hunger and food insecurity is pervasive across … Read more . . .
RIGHT TO WORK: Economic Rights Under Military OccupationPreface to 1st Edition Preface to 2nd Edition Introduction Preface to First Edition This report is published as part of a series of reports under the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Initiative of … Read more . . .
From: Douglas Hodgson, Faculty of Law, University of Western AustraliaTHE HUMAN RIGHT TO EDUCATION (Ashgate, Dartmouth (1998)) Chapter 4 International Recognition of the Right to Education under Conventional and Customary Law Everything begins with education, for neither nature nor society … Read more . . .
From: Douglas Hodgson, Faculty of Law, University of Western AustraliaTHE HUMAN RIGHT TO EDUCATION (Ashgate, Dartmouth (1998)) Chapter 13: International Co-Operation and Development International Co-operation Since its inception in 1945, the United Nations has recognised the necessity of "international co-operation … Read more . . .
Both arsonist and fire-fighter: the World Bank on school fees Comment by Katarina TomasevskiComment|Bretton Woods Project|23rd January 2006|update 49|url I was jostling with Kenyan families at Sarit textbook centre in August 2005. The beautiful and expensive school books made … Read more . . .
Various declarations and decisions by international bodies The violation of the right of freedom from hunger has been qualified as a threat to international pecae and security. (SCR resolution 794 of 3 dec. 1992 on Somalia) The Special Rapporteur on … Read more . . .
Documents: The right to education Report submitted by the Special Rapporteur on the right to education, Mr. Vernor Muñoz Villalobos … Read more . . .