14 January 2014
Costa Rica has become the 10th country to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a Communications Procedure, meaning that it will take effect in three months.Children whose rights have been violated - including the right to education - will soon be able to complain to the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which will then decide whether to review the... Read more
2 January 2014
As governments meet at the UN to debate the future sustainable development agenda, over 300 organizations have called for human rights to be at the core of the new framework.Published on International Human Rights Day, the joint statement “Human Rights for All Post-2015”  will be presented to the Open Working Group (OWG) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at its 6th session later this... Read more
23 December 2013
ActionAid has published a new report on Stop Violence Against Girls in School: A cross-country analysis of change in Ghana, Kenya and Mozambique.This report is the culmination of five years’ implementation of ActionAid’s multi-country project aimed at empowering girls and enabling them to enjoy their rights to education and participation in a violence-free environment.The uniqueness of this... Read more
2 December 2013
Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) and the Right to Education Project will be offering an e-learning course on The Right to Education (29 January- 11 March 2014).This short certificate course provides human rights, development and education advocates with concepts, skills, and tools to deepen their knowledge and strategise their work on the right to education. The course will look at the... Read more
30 August 2013
NEW HANDBOOK on The Right to Education published by Amnesty International's Special Programme on Africa in collaboration with the Right to Education Project
23 February 2013
Policy brief on Learning Outcomes Assessments: A Human Rights Perspective.