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About Sara Bailey

Sara Bailey is a PhD candidate at the Human Rights Centre of the University of Essex, where she studies how activists use human rights to help the poor. She has worked with Christian Aid, the UN Development Program, and the Palestinian NGO, Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights.

Articles by Sara Bailey

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Can legal interventions really tackle the root causes of poverty?

Legal interventions can ameliorate some of poverty’s most harmful consequences, but they cannot address poverty’s root causes. This can only be done through major policy changes. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on Economic and Social Rights.

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