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Towards Integration of United Nations Human Rights Treaty Body Recommendations: The Rights-Based Approach Model

Michael O'Flaherty

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The seven principal United Nations-sponsored human rights treaties stipulate that states parties submit periodic reports to the respective treaty monitoring bodies on their implementation of the ... More


Evolution of Intersectionality in the UN Treaty Bodies

Johanna Bond

in Global Intersectionality and Contemporary Human Rights

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198868835
eISBN:
9780191905308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868835.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter details the increasing attention to intersectionality theory within the work of the UN human rights treaty bodies, committees of experts who oversee implementation of the human rights ... More


Interpreting International Human Rights Standards: Treaty Body General Comments as a Chisel or a Hammer

Kasey L. McCall-Smith (ed.)

in Tracing the Roles of Soft Law in Human Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198791409
eISBN:
9780191833878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791409.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the introduction of general comments into domestic legal systems. As a universally applicable form of soft law produced by the treaty bodies, general comments have unparalleled ... More


The Emergence of National Human Rights Institutions and their Global and Regional Networks

David Langtry and Kirsten Roberts Lyer

in National Human Rights Institutions: Rules, Requirements, and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198829102
eISBN:
9780191867538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829102.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) were established after a long process of consideration at the United Nations. Since 1993, they have become widely accepted institutions that exist ... More


Soft Law, Doctrinal Development, and the General Comments of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Mátyás Bódig (ed.)

in Tracing the Roles of Soft Law in Human Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198791409
eISBN:
9780191833878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791409.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the role of the CESCR Committee and its general comments in facilitating this process. Most authors agree that the Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights suffers from ... More


Conclusion: An Intersectional Future for Human Rights

Johanna Bond

in Global Intersectionality and Contemporary Human Rights

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198868835
eISBN:
9780191905308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868835.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Intersectionality has changed the way we think about human rights. It offers a complex, comprehensive, and nuanced approach that redounds to the benefit of victims seeking redress. It allows victims ... More


The Role and Impact of Soft Law on the Emergence of the Prohibition of Violence against Women within the Context of the CEDAW

Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko (ed.)

in Tracing the Roles of Soft Law in Human Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198791409
eISBN:
9780191833878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791409.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the role of the soft law in the process of emergence and gradual recognition of violence against women as a human rights concern at the universal level. The analysis shows that ... More


National Human Rights Institutions: Rules, Requirements, and Practice

David Langtry and Kirsten Roberts Lyer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198829102
eISBN:
9780191867538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829102.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This book is an authoritative guide to National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in their important role as promoters and protectors of human rights at the national level. Since its earliest ... More


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