Law and human rights
Gender and Human Rights in the Commonwealth: Some Critical Issues for Action in the Decade 2005-2015
The purpose of this book is to contribute to current policy-making, programme planning and implementation on gender and human rights. It is intended for a wide audience of policy-makers, magistrates, judges and lawyers, academics and civil society organisations grappling with these issues.
Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Practice: The Role of Judges in Implementing Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Examines the record of jurisdictions in which attempts have been made at judicial enforcement of economic, social and cultural rights. Contributions provide insights into the methods, specificity, and limits of judicial enforcement.
An Introduction to Law and Human Rights for Young People in the Commonwealth
This title provides an overview of some of the key legal issues that affect youth in Commonwealth countries. The issues covered fall, directly or indirectly, within the scope of the Harare Commonwealth Declaration of 1991.
Report of the Expert Group on Strategies for Combating the Trafficking of Women and Children
Trafficking of people (mostly women and children) for commercial sexual activities and forced labour is one of the fastest growing areas of international criminal activity – and one that is of huge concern. Trafficking in humans is now considered the third largest source of organised crime after drugs and arms.
Commonwealth Guidelines for the Treatment of Victims of Crime
The victims of crime are sometimes overlooked when reforming the criminal justice systems of countries. These guidelines set out best practice in this area.
Freedom of Expression, Association and Assembly
This publication considers factors which hinder the enjoyment of these rights and posits guidelines to overcome these hindrances. It examines the fundamental human rights of freedom of expression, assembly and association as set out in the international and regional instruments.
Developing Human Rights Jurisprudence, Volume 8: Eighth Judicial Colloquium on the Domestic Application of International Human Rights Norms, Bangalore, India, 27-30 December 1998
This volume contains the papers presented at the Eighth Judicial Colloquium of the Domestic Application of International Human Rights, held in Bangalore, India on 27-30th December 1998. This meeting marked the culmination of a series of colloquia started a decade earlier.
Gender Equality and the Judiciary: Using International Human Rights Standards to Promote the Human Rights of Women and the Girl-child at the National Level
This volume fills the gap in existing literature on the promotion of the human rights of women through the judiciary. It presents useful actual experiences of judges and experts, and highlights case laws which demonstrate successful applications of international standards to advance women's interests in national courts.
Developing Human Rights Jurisprudence, Volume 7: Seventh Judicial Colloquium on the Domestic Application of International Human Rights Norms: Georgetown, Guyana, 3-5 September 1996
One of an eight-volume series recording the development of international jurisprudence in human rights issues and, in particular, the domestic application of international human rights norms.
Compendium of Election Laws, Practices and Cases of Selected Commonwealth Countries, Volume 2, Part 1
This compendium presents the constitutional provisions and election laws of a number of selected Commonwealth countries in a user-friendly way.
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