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Empowering Civil Society: How to Increase the Input of NGOs into Security Council Deliberation

Martin Daniel Niemetz.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8947 words.

Targeting a lacuna in the academic literature regarding the involvement of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with the United Nations Security Council, the present article goes beyond...

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Improving International Criminal Investigations into Mass Graves: Synthesizing Experiences from the Former Yugoslavia

Melanie Klinkner.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 12852 words.

International criminal trials are believed to contribute to the notion of justice through producing a record of the causes of conflicts, the responsible actors and parties, as well as the...

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Implementing Human Rights in Benin: The Case of Inheritance Disputes

Sophie Andreetta.

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. 9056 words.

On 14 June 2004, Benin ratified a new Code on Persons and Family, adapting its previous dual legal system to the requirements of international human rights law. For the purpose of this...

Making Necessary Trouble

Brian Phillips.

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. 2458 words.

Introduction—Rights Choices: Dilemmas of Human Rights Practice

Ron Dudai.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 4526 words.

How Does Community Participation Work? Human Rights and the Hidden Labour of Interstitial Elites in Ghana

Catherine Buerger and Elizabeth Holzer.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6576 words.

Human rights and international development organizations are increasingly promoting community participation as a critical component of successful programmes. Not all methods of...

Understanding and Addressing Vulnerability Following the 2010 Haiti Earthquake: Applying a Feminist Lens to Examine Perspectives of Haitian and Expatriate Health Care Providers and Decision-Makers

Evelyne Durocher, Ryoa Chung, Christiane Rochon and Matthew Hunt.

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. 9195 words.

Vulnerability is a central concept in humanitarian aid. Discussions of vulnerability in disaster response literature and guidelines for humanitarian aid range from considerations of a...

Between Insurrectional Discourse and Operational Guidance: Challenges and Dilemmas in Implementing Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health

Alicia Ely Yamin and Rebecca Cantor.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 14443 words.

Whether the future ‘sustainable development’ framework advances the rights of the immiserated around the globe will depend not just on the language in the global documents. It will...

Moving Theory into Practice: Human Rights Impact Assessment of Intellectual Property Rights in Trade Agreements

Lisa Forman and Gillian MacNaughton.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 12142 words.

This article explores the development of methodologies for human rights and right to health-specific impact assessment of trade-related intellectual property rights. These methodologies...

Localizing Fundamental Rights in the European Union: What is the Role of Local and Regional Authorities, and How to Strengthen It?

Axel Marx, Nicolas Hachez, Katrien Meuwissen, Pierre Schmitt, Jakub Jaraczewski, Tamara N. Lewis, Kolja Raube, Joanna Roszak, Klaus Starl, Dolores Morondo Taramundi, Anna-Kaisa Tuovinen and Amy Weatherburn.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 10408 words.

Recent literature has pointed to the importance of localizing fundamental rights in order to further strengthen their effective protection. In this context attention has been paid mainly to...

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...

The Rights to Health and Health Care of Vulnerable Populations: Reducing the Existing Barriers to Health Equity Experienced by Transgender People in Ireland

Maciej Szydlowski.

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. 11762 words.

The aims of this article are to analyse the existing barriers that Irish transgender people encounter while accessing medical care and to identify potential measures to minimize their...

The Cruelty of the Abolitionists

Jonathan Simon.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 7664 words.

California today represents an emerging front line in the long struggle to abolish capital punishment in the United States. In 2012 voters narrowly declined to approve a ballot initiative...

Advancing Human Rights in Post-Authoritarian Communities through Education

Benjamin Gregg.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 10470 words.

For two decades now, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, as well as Russia, have been transitioning from authoritarian pasts to somewhat more liberal forms of social and political...

The OPCAT Special Fund: A New Resource for Torture Prevention?

Vincent Ploton.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 5349 words.

The establishment of a fund to support the implementation of the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture (OPCAT) by the UN in 2011 represents a major opportunity for all actors...

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...

Emotions, Encounters and Expectations: The Uncertain Ethics of ‘The Field’

Jonathan Darling.

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. 5383 words.

Entering ‘the field’ can be a daunting, demanding and at times bewildering experience, with researchers negotiating a myriad of assumptions, expectations and motivations. Whilst early...

Masquerading as Compliance: Tracing Canada’s Policy Implementation of the Human Right to Water

Jennifer S. Schiff.

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. 10755 words.

A number of international agreements support the legitimacy of the human right to water, and the ‘fulfilment’ requirement of that right compels states to provide equal water access for all...

The Challenge of Adopting Sexual Orientation Resolutions at the UN Human Rights Council

Eduard Jordaan.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6296 words.

Since the mid-1990s, UN special procedures reports have increasingly addressed human rights violations related to sexual orientation. However, it was not until 2011 that the first UN...

Values in Practice: Dilemmas and Deliberations of Israeli Human Rights Organizations

Noam Hofstadter.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 12345 words.

The article identifies interesting connections between the organizational values of activists in Israeli human rights organizations, their concepts of human rights activism, and their...