113 NGO and civil society organisations
Monday, 23 April, 2018
This post was originally posted in Norrag's website. After over two years of research and engagement, 88 organisations published an open letter on the 1st March 2018 calling on the 24 known investors... Read more
Pallavi Mohan & Sanjana Srikumar - @Vidhi_India
Thursday, 8 March, 2018
‘In the field of public education, the doctrine of "separate but equal" has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.'In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court made the above... Read more
Phoebe Shambaugh and Sarah French
Thursday, 22 February, 2018
On 5 February 2018, at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, academics and representatives from states, civil society organisations, UN offices, human rights treaty bodies, and the private sector gathered... Read more
Right to education campaign
Global Education Monitoring Report - @GEMReport
Monday, 11 December, 2017
Although the majority of countries recognise the right to education through international and national law, the fulfilment of the right to education is far from being a reality. This is why we have... Read more
Human rights day, Nepal, right to education, sdg4, sustainable development goals, human rights-based approach, universal declaration of human rights
Kate Moriarty - @Kate__Moriarty
Friday, 8 December, 2017
The 10th December, International Human Rights Day, is an opportunity to celebrate the remarkable vision of shared values and principles set out nearly 70 years ago in the Universal Declaration of... Read more
Bhavna Ramji
Tuesday, 7 November, 2017
The South African Constitution guarantees everyone the right to a basic education, but the Department of Basic Education estimates that 597,000 children with disabilities (out of 829,000) are out of... Read more
GEM report, UNESCO, education, right to education
David Archer - @DavidArcherAA
Tuesday, 24 October, 2017
The new Global Education Monitoring Report is ground-breaking in placing accountability at the centre of its attention. As the report notes, the concept of accountability was shockingly absent from... Read more
right to education, girls' education, menstruation, India, South Africa, Right to Education Act, Indian Constitution, minimum core obligations, progressive realisation
Sanjana Srikumar - @Vidhi_India
Monday, 18 September, 2017
The link between menstruation and the goals of gender justice is a complicated one - whether it is the debate surrounding the controversial first-day-of-period leave introduced by some offices or... Read more
David Archer - @DavidArcherAA
Friday, 8 September, 2017
In recent decades some good progress has been made in improving gender parity in primary education around the world - but superficial gains hide some shocking truths. In low income families in Africa... Read more
the impact of privatisation of education and public services on human rights
Sylvain Aubry - @saubryhr
Monday, 17 July, 2017
Recently the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) published its much-awaited new General Comment 24 – an authoritative interpretation of international human rights law – on ‘... Read more

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