Report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to education: Sexual education
In this report, the Special Rapporteur focuses on the human right to comprehensive sexual education. The Special Rapporteur introduces the topic of the right to sexual education,
Report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education : Equality of opportunity in education
The report focuses on the promotion of equality of opportunity in education. Ensuring equality of opportunity in education is an overarching principle that is reflected in core human rights treaties. States have the duty to adopt measures to eradicate discrimination and ensure equal access for all to education.
Report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to education : Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
This report highlights international obligations as well as political commitments to promote technical and vocational education and training. The report analyses norms and standards developed through international instruments, and underlines the importance of national-level normative action to maximize the contribution of technical and vocational education and training to
empowerment and social and economic development.
Report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education: Justiciability and the Right to Education
The report examines questions related to enforcement of the right to education and judicial and quasi-judicial mechanisms. It also highlights the available jurisprudence at the national, regional and international levels, with a focus on some key dimensions of the right to education. In conclusion, the Special Rapporteur offers recommendations for making the justiciability of the right to education and its enforcement more effective.
Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education: The right to Education of Migrants, Refugees and Asylum-seekers
This report focuses on those who have crossed national borders, who generally are at risk of marginalisation and specifically to discrimination in the provision of education. The report aims to inform and assist Governments and interested parties in their efforts to address these matters and develop best practices so as to ensure the enjoyment of the currently unfulfilled right to education for migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers.
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education on Girls’ Right to Education
The present report focuses on girls’ right to education. In view of the first assessment of the Millennium Development Goals, the Special Rapporteur wished to focus on Goals 2 and 3, on universal primary education and gender equality. The Special Rapporteur addresses the sociocultural context of gender discrimination by defining the concept of patriarchalism, which underpins discriminatory behaviours.
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to education: The right to education of persons with disabilities
This report considers the right of persons with disabilities to inclusive education. It recommends a series of legislative, policy and financial measures that need to be adopted in order to give effect to this right. It also identifies some of the obstacles that prevent the fulfilment of the right to inclusive education, as indicated in the responses submitted by various States and non-governmental organisations to a questionnaire, sent out by the Special Rapporteur, the purpose of which was to assess the degree to which international standards are being implemented in this area.
Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education: The Right to Education of Persons in Detention
Based on extensive evidence gathered from many different sources - detainees and civil society as well as governments and the international community - this report attempts to portray the reality for prisoners and charts the legal obligations that are neglected or often absent. Assessing the situation, the report proposes a set of strong recommendations.