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Engaging Armed Non-State Actors to Protect Children from the Effects of Armed Conflict: When the Stick Doesn't Cut the Mustard

Jonathan Somer.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9058 words.

This policy and practice note describes the methodology of the non-governmental organization (NGO) Geneva Call to engage armed non-state actors (ANSAs) in protecting children from the...

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Eradicating Stereotypes: Narrowing the Space between the Ideals and Reality for Women's Equality

Lisa Gormley.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 3494 words.

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Evaluating the Impact of Human Rights Litigation on Policy and Practice: A Case Study of the UK

Alice Donald and Elizabeth Mottershaw.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9500 words.

This article examines the methodological challenges in evaluating whether, and how, human rights litigation has an impact in the world outside the courtroom. Drawing on research carried out...

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Evaluating the Impact of Human Rights Work: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Reduction of Extrajudicial Executions in Colombia

Christian Salazar Volkmann.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 27243 words.

Introduction by Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, New York University School of Law and former United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary...

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Evaluation at Minority Rights Group

Claire Thomas.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 4580 words.

This practice note sets out some of the thinking behind evaluation at Minority Rights Group (MRG) and looks at our current practice in this area. It considers how MRG has changed in terms...

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Examining the Practice of Developing Human Rights Indicators to Facilitate Accountability for the Human Right to Water and Sanitation

Benjamin Mason Meier, Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum, Georgia LYN Kayser, Urooj Quezon Amjad and Jamie Bartram.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8266 words.

Flowing from the evolution of international legal obligations for water and sanitation, human rights practice has shifted to address state accountability for a human right to water and...

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Exploring Human Rights-Based Activism as a Social Determinant of Health: Insights from Brazil and South Africa

Kristi Heather Kenyon and Regiane A. Garcia.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9972 words.

Social determinants of health (SDH) are usually understood as circumstances and structures that disadvantage individuals by increasing their vulnerability to disease and injury. In this...

Facilitating an Equal Right to Vote for Persons with Disabilities

Janet E. Lord, Michael Ashley Stein and János Fiala-Butora.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9713 words.

Historically and contemporaneously, persons with disabilities have been excluded from exercising their human rights, including the right to political participation. The UN Convention on the...

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Fact-Finding on Torture and Ill-Treatment and Conditions of Detention

Manfred Nowak.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8749 words.

The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture (SRT) is mandated to investigate and assess the situation of torture worldwide. He takes up complaints by torture victims and sends communications to...

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A Fascinating Place to Work: Nine Years Representing Amnesty International at the United Nations in New York

Yvonne Terlingen.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 5810 words.

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A Feminist Alternative for the Protection, Self-Care, and Safety of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mesoamerica

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 5396 words.

This policy and practice note outlines the experience and knowledge acquired by the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (referred to in Spanish as IM–Defensoras) during...

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Finding Your Feet in the Field: Critical Reflections of Early Career Researchers on Field Research in Transitional Societies

Brendan Browne and Luke Moffett.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6399 words.

Fieldwork that takes place in conflict or transitional regions is becoming increasingly popular amongst early-career and more seasoned researchers, but is an area that retains an air of...

First Contact with the Field: Experiences of an Early Career Researcher in the Context of National and International Politics in Kenya

Njoki Wamai.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 4196 words.

Fieldwork is arguably the most exciting phase of a doctoral research degree. As a first timer in the ‘field’, fieldwork can be a daunting task due to the dilemmas faced. In my practice...

First Encounters: Early Career Researchers and Fieldwork

Paul Gready.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 2316 words.

Food for Thought: Exploring the Right to Food in Theory and Practice

Amanda Cahill-Ripley.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 3639 words.

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From Discretion to Necessity: Third State Responsibility for Israel's Control of Stay and Entry into Palestinian Territory

Valentina Azarov.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 13608 words.

Since 1967, Israel has controlled freedom of movement, immigration, residency and nationality in the occupied Palestinian territory through the establishment and administration of the...

Giving Effect to Children's Right to Health in Colombia? Analysing the Implementation of Court Decisions Ordering Health System Reform

Camila Gianella-Malca, Siri Gloppen and Elisabeth Fosse.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9208 words.

Despite major developments to provide conceptual clarity to the legal enforcement of economic, social and cultural (ESC) rights, research analysing the processes of implementing court...

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Giving Meaning to Human Rights: An Analysis of Human Rights Discourse in Malawi

Alessandra Sarelin.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9667 words.

When human rights are seen as discursively constructed, it is assumed that human rights are given content and meaning not only by legislators and courts (‘from above’) but also by actors...

Global Activism and the Landmine Ban

Victoria Forbes Adam.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 1413 words.

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Historical Claims and International Criminal Trials

Tobias Kelly.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 2389 words.

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