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  • dignity
  • WHEREAS , Section 11, Article II of the 1987 Philippine Constitution provides that the State values the dignity of every human person and guarantees full respect for human rights. (google.com)
  • In 1948, with the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, world leaders launched the human rights project rooted in the inherent dignity of every person. (euractiv.com)
  • Lack of access to safe, sufficient and affordable water, sanitation and hygiene facilities has a devastating effect on the health, dignity and prosperity of billions of people, and has significant consequences for the realization of other human rights. (unwater.org)
  • The right to sanitation entitles everyone to have physical and affordable access to sanitation, in all spheres of life, that is safe, hygienic, secure, and socially and culturally acceptable and that provides privacy and ensures dignity. (unwater.org)
  • Report
  • Following the visits, a report or a letter may be addressed to the authorities of the country concerned containing an assessment of the human rights situation and recommendations on how to overcome shortcomings in law and practice. (coe.int)
  • Prisons
  • He also talks to ordinary people with human rights concerns, and visits places of human rights relevance, including prisons, psychiatric hospitals, centres for asylum seekers, schools, orphanages and settlements populated by vulnerable groups. (coe.int)
  • visits
  • No visits by independent human rights observers were requested or made during the year. (state.gov)
  • The Commissioner carries out visits to all member states to monitor and evaluate the human rights situation. (coe.int)
  • In the course of such visits, he meets with the highest representatives of government, parliament, the judiciary, civil society and national human rights structures. (coe.int)
  • international
  • The LDH is a member of the International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH). (wikipedia.org)
  • Her publications address international humanitarian law, including its relationship with international human rights law, international criminal law, and transitional justice. (cartercenter.org)
  • The Commissioner co-operates with a broad range of international and national institutions as well as human rights monitoring mechanisms. (coe.int)
  • Globe
  • Women across the globe are facing new threats which risk dismantling decades of hard-won rights and derailing the effort to end extreme poverty, Oxfam warns today. (oxfam.org)
  • Disabilities
  • Customers, clients and tenants with disabilities also have the right to equal treatment and equal access to facilities and services. (queensu.ca)
  • focuses
  • The Commissioner's work thus focuses on encouraging reform measures to achieve tangible improvement in the area of human rights promotion and protection. (coe.int)
  • Her work focuses on women's labor and economic rights and violence against women. (hrw.org)
  • Refugees
  • Refugees are still arriving, deeply traumatized by what they have experienced, and must have the right to choose for themselves whether they would like to return to Myanmar. (oxfam.org)
  • The campaign asks us to reconsider who refugees really are, and to reinforce the basic, common values that compel us to protect them - Human lives, Human rights . (unhcr.org)
  • disability
  • The Union argues that if the College believed that the grievor did not suffer from a disability, it should have exercised its right to an independent medical exam to prove its point. (queensu.ca)
  • governments
  • The Commissioner engages in permanent dialogue with governments, civil society organisations and educational institutions in order to improve public awareness of human rights standards. (coe.int)
  • year
  • However we can see from the world coverage of the run up to Beijing Olympics this year that China has a long way to go if its wants to have a good human rights record. (slideshare.net)
  • This comes more than a year after the murder of the Indigenous rights defender Berta Caceres and a subsequent campaign by Oxfam and allies pushing them to drop the project. (oxfam.org)
  • Domestic
  • The right to water entitles everyone to have access to sufficient, safe, acceptable, physically accessible and affordable water for personal and domestic use. (unwater.org)
  • staff
  • Its staff consists of human rights professionals including country experts, lawyers, journalists, and academics of diverse backgrounds and nationalities. (hrw.org)
  • compensation
  • In this case Mr. Davis sought monetary compensation, including lost wages, compensation for emotional and financial stress and human rights training for Nordock's supervisors and managers. (queensu.ca)
  • Office
  • Olson joined The Carter Center from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, where she had been immigration section chief since 2010, focusing on immigration and human rights matters. (cartercenter.org)
  • government
  • You should analyse the policies of the Chinese Government on human rights, and look at arguments for and against China having a good record. (slideshare.net)
  • Main Body - Take human rights issues, describe them, give examples and analyse whether the Chinese Government is showing any improvement in these areas. (slideshare.net)
  • MEPs urged the Spanish government on Thursday to withdraw a new proposal that will restrict abortion rights in Spain. (euractiv.com)
  • current
  • He further contributes to the debate and the reflection on current and important human rights matters through contacts with the media, the publication of periodic articles and thematic documents. (coe.int)