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Journal Article | Jan 2009
The foundational principle of human rights is that all human beings are equal in rights, dignity, and worth. Yet we live in a world ravaged by social ...
Edited Book | Jan 2017
In a short space of time, the right to water has emerged from relative obscurity to claim a prominent place in human rights theory and practice. This ...
Journal Article | Jan 2012
While it is commonly accepted that corporations have negative duties to respect human rights, the question of whether rights also imply positive duties ...
human rights, duties, obligations, responsibility, Ruggie reports, corporate social responsibility (CSR), Angola
Journal Article | Jun 2007
This article attempts to explain why Uruguayan judges have lagged behind judges in Chile and Argentina in the prosecution of the military for human rights ...
legal development, human rights, uruguay, Uruguay
CMI Report | Oct 2016
The women’s rights champion. Tunisia’s potential for furthering women’s rights. Mari Norbakk CMI Rep
women's rights, Tunisia
Event | 15 Oct 2009
Domstolene håndhever retten til helse og blir stadig viktigere i helsepolitikken. Hva betyr dette i praksis? Gir det bedre beskyttelse for de svakeste som ikke får oppfylt sine grunnleggende rettigheter? Eller er det de rikeste som vinner fram i rettsapparatet?
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
What are "ordinary" Palestinian women's views on women's rights? How do they perceive their own rights situation? The term "ordinary" in this respect ...
Women, Gender, Rights, Women's rights, Palestine, Middle East
U4 Brief | Jan 2015
Assigning forest carbon rights is crucial for any effective REDD+ system. Often linked to debates about forest tenure, carbon rights determine who can ...
CMI Brief | Oct 2011
Guatemala suffers from high levels of undernourishment and malnutrition despite a strong political commitment to the right to food. Yet, there is an absence ...
food litigation, Guatemala
Unpleasant homecoming: The predicament of returning pastoralists from South Sudan to Aljabalain Area, White Nile State
Sudan Working Paper | Apr 2018
In many countries around the world (especially in Africa), the livelihood of pastoralists depends largely on trekking over vast areas of land in constant ...
Pastoral nomads, Pastoralists, White Nile State, Sudan
Report in External Series | Jun 2018
Development organizations seek to improve support for gender reforms, especially among populations who might undermine implementation. Yet, little is ...
Journal Article | Jan 2018
Empirical critiques of human rights have reached a crescendo. Despite their centrality in late modernity, human rights face claims of irrelevance and ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The paper analyses the role of litigation as a strategy to fulfil the social rights laid down in the South African constitution. Critically examining ...
Social rights, Litigation, South Africa
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
Struggles for social rights - are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in many countries, ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa, South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2003
Struggles for social rights – are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in many countries, ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa: South Africa
Complicance with economic and social human rights: Realistic evaluations and monitoring in the light of immediate obligations
Book Chapter | Jan 1992
The book chapter presents an analytical approach which contributes to a realistic framework for examining economic and social rights, even under conditions ...
Human rights, Economic and social rights, Poverty, Aid, Global
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Social Consequences of Development in a Human Rights Perspective: Lessons from the World Bank Alf
Human rights, Social aspects, World Bank
News | 8 Feb 2012
Peace, Bread and Land. Agricultural Investments in Ethiopia and the Sudans
Book Chapter | Jan 1992
The article gives a comprehensive overview of the state of human rights and recent trends in India. The article covers civil and political as well as ...
Human rights, India, Development, Asia
Toward Transformative Accountability: A Proposal for Rights-Based Approaches to Maternal Health in the MDGs and Beyond
Journal Article | Jan 2010
Meaningful and equitable progress on reducing maternal mortality and meeting Millennium Development Goal 5 calls for the adoption of a human rights-based ...
Maternal Health, Right to Health, Rights-Based Approach (RBA), Accountability, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)