412. YOUNG PEOPLE MUST OCCUPY THEIR RIGHTFUL PLACE IN HUMAN RIGHTS DECISION-MAKING. THEY HAVE TO PROGRESSIVELY TAKE THE HELM OF THE SHIP. »

Human rights: Food for a youth-reminding thought

Human Rights Reader 412

The future will ultimately either go in the direction of the youth’s Read more…

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INTRODUCTION

Welcome to the website that holds a big chunk of what I have published over the last 25 years. The website is Read more…

411 WE ARE NOT MAKING THIS UP: THE VAST MAJORITY OF STATES HAVE ALREADY OBLIGATED THEMSELVES TO RESPECT, PROTECT AND FULFILL ALL HUMAN RIGHTS. (ESCR-Net) »

The human rights framework, a major instrument for accountability, is under attack

1. The UN is explicitly an intergovernmental body; if UN Read more…

410 JUST AS CAPITALISM IS GLOBALIZED, WE MUST GLOBALIZE THE STRUGGLE FOR THE RIGHTS OF THOSE RENDERED POOR. (Roshan Bhati) »

Keep in mind: The power of the people is stronger than the people in power. (Babu Owino)

Human rights embody a social learning Read more…

409 THE NEXT FIFTEEN YEARS DEVELOPMENT OUTLOOK: IS THE BALANCE ALREADY IRREVERSIBLY SKEWED IN FAVOR OF PRIVATE INTERESTS AND AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS? »

-We are, more and more, seeing a process of outsourcing the international development agenda. – The narrative of ‘progress’ is no longer sustainable. Read more…

408 IN 1793, THE MILITANT REVOLUTIONARY OLYMPIA DE GOUGES PROPOSED A DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN INCLUDING THEIR CIVIC RIGHTS. THE GUILLOTINE CHOPPED HER HEAD. (Eduardo Galeano) »

In many parts of the world, cows are given more rights than women. (Huffington Post)

We cannot let anybody forget the-female-face-of-poverty

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118 Peoples Health Movement 2017 »

Essays
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Claudio Schuftan, Member of the Steering Council of the People’s Health Movement, Saigon, Vietnam International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Second Edition, 2, 2017, Read more…

117 Las ambigüedades en torno a la Cobertura Universal de Salud (CUS): ¿Reforma progresiva o complot neoliberal? »

Essays
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EDITORIAL Social Medicine/Medicina Social, Vol.10, No.2, August 2016, pp.36-40. Also available in English as “How is the human rights-based approach to change the Read more…

43. AFTER ONE REPEATEDLY HITS ONE’S HEAD AGAINST THE WALL OF HARD REALITIES, IT BEHOOVES ANYBODY HONEST WITH HIM/HERSELF TO CHANGE HIS/HER VIEWS. »

Blogs
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1. For the last 25 years, I have been in the global health in development business; mostly addressing it from the perspectives of Read more…

407 INEQUALITY IS NOT JUST AN ECONOMIC ISSUE, BUT A HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE. EXTREME INEQUALITY IS THE ANTITHESIS OF HUMAN RIGHTS. (Philip Alston) »

[Taken from ‘From Disparity to Dignity: Tackling Economic Inequality Through the SDGs’, Human Rights Policy Brief, CESR, November 2016. I found this briefing Read more…