The right to participate in public affairs is a fundamental human right. We are launching “2017 – A Year in Elections”. Are you an election practitioner or academic? Share your assessment and experience with us!
Exploring the active and participative role of working children as social, political and economic subjects
Are you interested in human rights, environmental protection and climate justice? Write for Rights!
Human rights are a compelling response to the uncertainty, hatred and violence of our time. We stand up for everyone’s human rights and you?
JORGE ENRIQUE FORERO and SARA TUFANO
The roots of the Colombian conflict and how the Peace Agreement addresses them
Have you got the energy, commitment and ideas to help develop a digital community of human rights commentators? The Rights! Editorial Team invites new volunteers.
Rights! co-editor Jemma Neville caught up with Professor Alan Miller to hear more about his career journey so far promoting and protecting human rights in Scotland and internationally, including his personal thoughts on Scotland’s place within Europe following the UK Referendum result to leave the European Union (EU), so called ‘Brexit’.
A poem by JAMIE GRAHAM
Her cares come way down the list
Confide in her
Always listening … …
As the High Court of Tanzania rules that child marriage is unconstitutional because discriminatory, we look at its link with education through the use of rights-based indicators
In this Notebook post, we feature some creative responses to the UK Referendum result to leave the European Union. This is a true story (I read it yesterday) by ‘Ruth’ so this guy, he’s a terrorist, right, with a West Ham accent! we can’t shoot him, he should go home but there he is,…
M.ÀNGELS PORXAS ROIG
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities sets a new paradigm based on autonomy and equality
How international norms and standards aim to protect the rights of children subject to criminal proceedings
The build-up of global health security should go hand in hand with the strengthening of the human rights capacities in health and law enforcement sectors, internationally and domestically
Three challenges to the exclusive focus on women and girls as victims of conflict-related sexual violence
The trajectory of the protection of LGBT rights in Europe discloses the potential of deploying human rights law to achieve real and meaningful equality for all
Most get on the rubber boat thinking that they are going to die, but their desperation and determination are stronger than anything – “When you get on the boat it’s Europe or death”…
NIKOLAS FEITH TAN
Shipping companies play a significant role in rescuing migrants on the Mediterranean, while the extent of their responsibilities remains unclear
Assessing whether the Joint Investigative Mechanism on the use of chemical weapons in Syria could be a first step towards accountability for crimes against humanity and war crimes
Towards a better understanding of the multiple interconnecting processes that may impede or facilitate the realisation of children’s rights
The resolution gives political support to military action against ISIS, yet fails to provide States with a mandate to use force
An interpretation that both marks a departure from the past case law and explains why the latter has been so confusing
The transformative capacity of conflict-sensitive education in the words of Colombian teachers, students and educationalists
Read why the main road to peace is to be walked with initiatives of real disarmament and by putting into operation the collective security system as envisaged in the Charter of the United Nations
Courtesy of EIUC
“Smile a little bit more, sing a little bit more, have a little bit more of lightness”
A look at the Tunisian uprising through the lens of Arendt’s political thought
They are everywhere! A group of people who are guilty of it all…
RIGHTS! talks to MIGRANTS MATTER
From the classroom to the world: a topical advocacy campaign on migrants’ rights
DANIEL TODA CASTAN
An opinion on the Opinion of the Court of Justice of the European Union on the EU’s accession to the European Convention on Human Rights
GABRIEL ALVES de FARIA
Discover findings, challenges and hopes of groundbreaking work against discrimination