Rapport du Rapporteur Spécial sur le droit à l'éducation : Education sexuelle

 Le Rapporteur spécial consacre ce rapport à la question du droit fondamental à l’éducation sexuelle intégrale. Ce thème suscite l’intérêt et la préoccupation du mandat depuis ses origines. Le Rapporteur spécial introduit le thème du droit à l’éducation sexuelle en le situant dans le contexte du patriarcat et du contrôle de la sexualité. Il explique l’interdépendance entre la sexualité, la santé et l’éducation ainsi que son interaction avec d’autres droits, dans une perspective d’égalité entre les sexes et de diversité.

Rapport du Rapporteur Spécial sur le droit à l'éducation : Enseignement et formation techniques et professionnels (TVET)

Ce rapport met en lumière les obligations internationales ainsi que les engagements politiques concernant la promotion de ces aspects du système éducatif. Il analyse les normes et les règles élaborées dans le cadre des instruments internationaux et souligne l’importance d’une action normative au niveau national pour maximiser l’incidence de l’enseignement et de la formation techniques et professionnels sur le développement social et économique et sur l’autonomisation.

Contribution of the right to education to the prevention of atrocity crimes and mass or grave violations of human rights

In this present report, the Special Rapporteur considers ways in which the right to education contributes to the prevention of atrocity crimes and mass or grave human rights violations. Stressing that education has a key role to play at all stages of prevention, the Special Rapporteur underlines the particularly forceful preventive potential of the right to education in the very early stages, before warning signs are apparent.

Is the Age of Human Rights Really Over? The Right to Education in Africa: Domesticization, Human Rights-Based Development, and Extraterritorial State Obligations

It has recently been suggested that the age of human rights is over. The West, itself often not respecting human rights, is said to have abused the concept as a tool to retain control over the developing world. Human rights have remained a foreign construct in Africa, the Near East, and Asia. They have "underperformed," and the level of privation in many parts of the world is more intense than ever. This Article acknowledges elements of truth in these observations, but argues that the battle for human rights is not lost.

Right to education handbook

Education is a fundamental human right of every woman, man and child. In states’ efforts to meet their commitments to making the right to education a reality for all, most have made impressive progress in recent decades. With new laws and policies that remove fees in basic education, significant progress has been made in advancing free education. This has led to tens of millions of children enrolling for the first time and the number of out of school children and adolescents falling by almost half since 2000.

The right to education movements and policies: Promises and realities

NORRAG Special Issue No 1. The right to education movement and policies: Promises and realities

According to UNESCO, 264 million children and youth are still out of school around the world, and this is only accounting for the primary (61 million) and secondary school (203 million) age population. In particular, the poorest and most marginalised, including ethnic and religious minorities, persons with disabilities, girls, and populations experiencing conflict, are often systematically unable to access and complete a full cycle of quality education.

Accountability from a human rights perspective: The incorporation and enforcement of the right to education in the domestic legal order

GEM report, UNESCO, education, right to education

RTE's background paper for the Global Education Monitoring Report 2017/8: Accountability in education: Meeting our commitments.

The purpose of the paper is to show how a human rights-based approach offers insights and practical solutions to address the accountability deficits found in both education policy decision-making and implementation, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.