If we take into account that the Universal Declaration dates from 1948, and that subsequent legislative instruments are relatively new, then we can see that the rate of progress is very rapid. EspañolPortuguês
Employers, worker’s organisations and politicians are gathering to discuss decent work in global supply chains. BTS launches three months of multimedia analysis asking how – if at all – we can guarantee it.
A sharp increase in temporary workers in Canada has made workers disposable, precarious and vulnerable to exploitation, and temporary foreign workers programmes do not do enough to protect migrant workers’ rights.
TheInter-American Commission on Human Rights
(IACHR) is in deep financial crisis. At
a time when Human Rights in Latin America are central for strengthening
troubled democracies, the (IACHR) should thrive. Español
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