Human rights for human dignity : A primer on economic, social and cultural rights

Human rights for human dignity : A primer on economic, social and cultural rights

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Index Number: POL 34/009/2005
Date Published: 31 August 2005

This primer outlines some of the key features of economic, social and cultural rights, as Amnesty International joins local communities and activists worldwide in campaigning for these rights. It presents an overview of economic, social and cultural rights, outlines their scope and content, and gives examples of violations and what can be done to address them. The primer highlights not only the obligations of governments within their own countries but also their international obligations, and the human rights responsibilities of a wider orbit of actors including international organizations and corporations.


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