Essays about: "Regional Systems of Human Rights Protection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words Regional Systems of Human Rights Protection.

  1. 1. ‘Imagine all the people sharing all the rights’: The application of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the practice of the European Court of Human Rights with a focus on the right to vote

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten; Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Noémi Báthory-Okunlola; [2021]
    Keywords : disability law; right to vote; legal capacity; guardianship; European Court of Human Rights; CRPD; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The thesis covers human rights violations against persons with disabilities, focusing on their right to political life and the right to vote, using the framework of critical disability theory. The aim of the thesis is two-folded: it analyses the use of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in the adjudication of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) with a focus on the right to vote of persons with disabilities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Indigenous Peoples' Right to Land and Natural Resources When Companies Act In Their Traditional Territory: An Enquire of International Human Rights Systems with a Focus on the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the African Regional System of Human Rights

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Luiza De Freitas Lima Fernandes; [2020]
    Keywords : International Human Rights Law; Indigenous Peoples; Business and Human Rights; Inter-American Court of human Rights; African Regional System of Human Rights; Right to Land; International Law; Indigenous Rights; Communal Property; Non-State Actors; Regional Systems of Human Rights Protection; UNGPs; Private Companies; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis approaches how International Human Rights Law is addressing the protection of indigenous peoples’ right to land when States give concessions for companies to act inside indigenous traditional territory. Cases of harmful conducts committed by companies in indigenous territory are continuously happening around the world. READ MORE

  3. 3. Unaccompanied Children’s Right to Legal Assistance in Asylum Proceedings. An overview of the universal and regional systems of human rights protection in Europe and the Americas.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Marina Vannelli; [2017]
    Keywords : asylum-seeking child; Unaccompanied children; procedural guarantees; legal representation; asylum procedures; best interest principle; human rights.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The situation of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children is nowadays a global issue affecting an important number of children all over the world. Nevertheless, the special needs and vulnerabilities of this group of children have not yet been effectively assessed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Support and protection for Human Rights Defenders : To what extent can the international instruments and their corresponding mechanisms provide support and protection for HRDs, especially those that are submitted to criminal prosecution within the national legal systems?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Virginia Matamoros Alas; [2016]
    Keywords : Human Rights Defenders; Guatemala; Support; Protection;

    Abstract : This study has aimed at examining the nature and function of the support and protection that is offered and provided to human rights defenders trough a selected few international as well as regional human rights instruments and mechanisms, among them the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, the EU Guidelines on Human Rights Defenders as well as the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and the Inter-American Court on Human Rights.In order to conduct such a study in a fairly limited and concrete way a number of cases were selected of human rights defenders who have undergone or are currently undergoing criminal prosecution and are incarcerated in Guatemala. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mandatory Prosecution Policies in Cases of Domestic Violence - A State Obligation under International Human Rights Law?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Joanna Nilsson; [2012]
    Keywords : Våld i nära relationer; Domestic violence; Folkrätt; Human Rights law; Mänskliga rättigheter; Public international law; Violence against women; våld mot kvinnor; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Uppsatsen behandlar skyldigheter under det internationella regelverket för de mänskliga rättigheterna i området våld i hemmet, med inriktning på vilken utsträckning stater anses ha en skyldighet att införa obligatoriska åtalsregler (närmast jämställt med allmänt åtal) för våld i hemmet. Med våld i hemmet avses mäns våld mot kvinnor i nära relationer och uppsatsen genomsyras av ett strukturellt perspektiv där våldet ses som ett jämställdhetsproblem, vilket även anger tonen för analysen. READ MORE