Domestic work is an important occupation for millions of individuals. Women make up the overwhelming majority of these workers.
Noting the omission of express references to either domestic work or domestic workers in a broad range of national and international frameworks of law, the Committee
on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families issued a general comment in order to provide States with guidance on how to implement
their obligations under the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and the Members of Their Families.
Paragraphs 14, 57 and 59 refer to the right to education.
Published in November 2011, this report investigates the worldwide state of refugee education.
This paper introduces a series of case studies looking at education for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). It examines the international human rights law framework for guaranteeing education to IDPs, focusing on issues such as non-discrimination and documentation that are particularly likely to arise in this context.
A short articlet on the barriers internally displaced persons are likely to face with regard to education.
A short article on natural disasters and internally displaced persons’ rights. Includes a section on access to education.
This article is based on a year-long study of the right to education for child refugees and migrants from other African countries who find themselves in South Africa. It identifies a number of factors that inhibit children’s participation in education and shows how the right to education can be assessed and monitored using indicators.
This manual provides guidance to national authorities seeking to prepare and enact domestic legislation and policies addressing internal displacement in their country.
Chapter 15 is about the protection of education during and after displacement.
This case study focuses on two factors that affect displaced children’s ability to exercise their right to education: poverty and discrimination.
This paper argues that education for internally displaced persons is essential, both as a human right enshrined in international law and as a component of the peace-building process.