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CRUSHED HOPE UNDEREMP WOMEN

Crushed Hopes

Underemployment and Deskilling among Skilled Migrant Women

15 Mar 2013
This report is a collective publication comprising a review of international literature on the subject of migrant deskilling and underemployment from a gender perspective and three empirical case studies from Switzerland, Canada and the United Kingdom. It explores the disproportionate difficultie...
GAOR 67TH SUPP36 OHCHR RPT

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Series:
Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
12 Nov 2012
The present report presents the work of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights undertaken from August 2011 to July 2012, illustrating the implementation of the six thematic priorities of the Office as defined in its management plans for 2010-2011 and 2012-2013.
DISABILITY AT GLANCE 2012

Disability at a Glance 2012

Strengthening the Evidence Base in Asia and the Pacific

Series:
Disability at a Glance
22 May 2013
With the conclusion of the Asia and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons, 2003-2012, and the proclamation of the new Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022, UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific members and associate members and key stakeholders have a...
NORMS OF PROTECTION

Norms of Protection

Responsibility to Protect, Protection of Civilians and Their Interaction

20 Nov 2012
A series of humanitarian tragedies in the 1990s (Somalia, Rwanda, Srebrenica, Kosovo) demonstrated the failure of the international community to protect civilians in the context of complex emergencies. These brought to life two norms of protection – Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and Protection ...
CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECT MILIT SERVICE

Conscientious Objection to Military Service

10 Jun 2013
This publication addresses sensitive topics such as selective conscientious objection to particular wars, conscientious objection for those who have volunteered to serve in the armed forces and conscientious objection for those in the reserves. For persons who are or may be conscripted into the a...
GENDER BASED EXPLOSIONS MUSLIM

Gender-based Explosions

The Nexus between Muslim Masculinities, Jihadist Islamism and Terrorism

11 Apr 2012
This publication argues that “gender” is a fundamental battleground on which Al Qaeda, the Taliban and their types have to be defeated. Issues of regressive radicalism, literalism, militancy and terrorism can only be solved through people-centred interventions. Therefore, relevant governments and...
GAOR 66TH SUPP44 RPT COMM TORTURE

Report of the Committee against Torture

Forty-fifth Session (1-19 November 2010), Forty-sixth Session (9 May-3 June 2011)

Series:
Reports of the Committee Against Torture
10 Feb 2012
Official Records of the Report of the Committee against Torture: Forty-fifth Session (1-19 November 2010); Forty-sixth Session (9 May-3 June 2011).
GLOBAL RPT TRAFFICK IN PERSON 2012

Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2012

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Global Report on Trafficking in Persons
26 Feb 2013
The present Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2012 is one of the outcomes of the United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons, adopted by the General Assembly in 2010. The General Assembly tasked the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) with data collect...
PEOPLE VS THE STATE REFLECTIONS

The People vs. The State

Reflections on UN Authority, US Power and the Responsibility to Protect

3 Oct 2011
Responsibility to Protect (R2P) aims to convert international conscience into timely and decisive collective action to rescue vulnerable communities. The choice is not whether international interventions will take place but where, when, how and under whose authority. Given the nature and victims ...
REALIZING THE RIGHT TO DEV ESSAYS

Realizing the Right to Development

Essays in Commemoration of 25 Years of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development

10 Dec 2013
This book is devoted to the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development. It contains a collection of analytical studies of various aspects of the right to development, which include the rule of law and good governance, aid, trade, debt, technology transfer, inte...
PRINCIPES DIRECTEURS APPLIC CRIME

Principes directeurs applicables à la prévention du crime Manuel d’application

Manuel d'application pratique - Série de Manuels sur la Justice Pénale

Series:
Criminal Justice Handbook Series
20 Mar 2012
Le présent Manuel fait partie d’une série d’outils pratiques élaborés par l’Office des Nations Unies contre la drogue et le crime (UNODC) pour aider les pays à appliquer les règles et normes établies en matière de prévention du crime et de justice pénale. Ces règles et normes ont pour objet de p...
PROGRESS WORLDS WOMEN 2011/12

Progress of the World's Women 2011-2012

In Pursuit of Justice

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Progress of the World’s Women
8 Jul 2011
The past century has seen a transformation in women's legal rights, with countries in every region expanding the scope of women's legal entitlements. Nevertheless for many of the world's women the laws that exist on paper do not translate to equality and justice. Progress of the World's Women: In...
CIVIL SOCIETY CONFL HUM RIGHTS

Civil Society, Conflicts and the Politicization of Human Rights

26 Jul 2011
This publicaton explores violence, conflict and peace. It focuses on the non-governmental component in ethno-political conflicts. Civil society actors, or conflict society organizations (CoSOs), are increasingly central in view of the complexity of contemporary ethno-political conflicts CoSOs are...
BLOOD & BORDERS KIN-STATE

Blood and Borders

The Responsibility to Protect and the Problem of the Kin-State

26 Jul 2011
Inter-ethnic conflict and genocide have demonstrated the dangers of failing to protect people targeted by fellow citizens. When minority groups in one country are targeted for killings or ethnic cleansing based on their group identity, whose responsibility is it to protect them? In particular, ar...
GAOR 65TH SUPP44 RPT COMM TORTURE

Report of the Committee against Torture

Forty-third Session (2-20 November 2009); Forty-fourth Session (26 April-14 May 2010)

Series:
Reports of the Committee Against Torture
26 Oct 2010
Official Records of the Report of the Committee against Torture: Forty-third Session (2-20 November 2009); Forty-fourth Session (26 April-14 May 2010).
REVIEW SEXUAL VIOLENCE ELEMENT

Review of the Sexual Violence Elements of the Judgements of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and the Special Court for Sierra Leone in the Light of Security Council Resolution 1820

14 Oct 2010
The aim of this review is to identify the sexual violence elements of the jurisprudence of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL). It offers a comprehensive overview ...
GAOR 64TH SUPP40 V2 HR COMM RPT

Report of the Human Rights Committee

Volume II - 94th Session (13-31 October 2008); 95th Session (16 March-3 April 2009); 96th Session (13-31 July 2009)

Series:
Report of the Human Rights Committee
28 Sep 2010
Official records of the Report of the Human Rights Committee: Volume II - Ninety-fourth Session (13-31 October 2008); Ninety-fifth Session (16 March-3 April 2009); Ninety-sixth Session (13-31 July 2009).
GAOR 64TH SUPP40 V1 HR COMM RPT

Report of the Human Rights Committee

Volume I: 94th Session (13-31 October 2008); 95th Session (16 March-3 April 2009); 96th Session (13-31 July 2009)

Series:
Report of the Human Rights Committee
28 Sep 2010
Official records of the Report of the Human Rights Committee: Volume I - 94th Session (13-31 October 2008); 95th Session (16 March-3 April 2009); 96th Session (13-31 July 2009).
UNIV DECLAR HUMAN RIGHTS R5 (R)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Russian language)

Dignity and Justice for All of Us (Booklet)

10 Dec 2010
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is the first international agreement setting out freedoms, rights and entitlements for all humanity to claim. It emphasizes the inextricable relationship between fundamental freedoms and social justice, and their connection with peace and security....
UNIV DECLAR HUMAN RIGHTS R5

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Dignity and Justice for All of Us (Booklet)

9 Dec 2010
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is the first international agreement setting out freedoms, rights and entitlements for all humanity to claim. It emphasizes the inextricable relationship between fundamental freedoms and social justice, and their connection with peace and security....
UNIV DECLAR HUMAN RIGHTS R5 (C)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Chinese language)

Dignity and Justice for All of Us

10 Dec 2010
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is the first international agreement setting out freedoms, rights and entitlements for all humanity to claim. It emphasizes the inextricable relationship between fundamental freedoms and social justice, and their connection with peace and security....
UNIV DECLAR HUMAN RIGHTS R5 (A)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Arabic language)

Dignity and Justice for All of Us (Booklet)

9 Dec 2010
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is the first international agreement setting out freedoms, rights and entitlements for all humanity to claim. It emphasizes the inextricable relationship between fundamental freedoms and social justice, and their connection with peace and security....
LAT AMER DEMOGRAPH OBSERV 2008 #6

Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory 2008, No.6

Indigenous People - Year III (Includes CD-ROM).

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Latin America and the Caribbean Demographic Observatory / Observatorio Demográfico América Latina y el Caribe
16 Sep 2010
New publication which replace the Demographic Bulletin, published by CELADE since 1968. The Demographic Observatory provides information regarding population estimates and projections at national and urban/rural level, economic active population, fertility, mortality, international migration and ...
AGEING HUMAN RGHTS & PUBL POL

Ageing, Human Rights and Public Policies

Series:
ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
16 Sep 2010
The book sets out the framework of rights-based social protection policies and how they apply to the particular situation of the elderly population and looks at the status of older persons in terms of income security, access to health and inclusive environments. It also examines the impacts of po...