Essays about: "human rights-based approach"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 essays containing the words human rights-based approach.

  1. 1. Demanding justice- Corporate responsibility for Climate Change impacts on Human Rights

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Livia Johanna Fischer; [2019-11-04]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Climate change is one of the most complex challenges of our time, as its consequences are reflected in a variety of social and political areas that are interlinked. The problem of 'climate change' has evolved from an environmental problem, to a political issue and, ultimately to an object of jurisprudence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Humanizing (Anti)corruption: The socio-legal values of a human rights-based approach to corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Bruna de Castro e Silva; [2019-09-03]
    Keywords : human rights-based approach; corruption; economic and social rights; justicia-bility; socio-legal values; social harm; inequality; legal empowerment; Human rights;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis intends to contribute to the current academic and policy debate on the values of determining whether a particular human rights violation was caused by a corrupt behavior; and to defend a human rights-based approach to corruption, based on its added socio-legal values. With this purpose, it analyzes and compares the legal reasoning and socio-legal dynamics of three human rights court cases involving and not involving corruption. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stories from Liberia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Erik Alendal; [2019]
    Keywords : Infrastructure; Human Rights; Liberia; Naturalistic Qualitative Interviews; Human Rights Based Approach; Framework; Minor Field Study.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis and minor field study have aimed to examine the relationship between infrastructure (defined as water, electricity and roads) and Human Rights and how this affects the individuals perceived Human Rights, but also how we can better understand this relationship. The field study was conducted locally in Liberia and resulted in nineteen different interviews. READ MORE

  4. 4. Girl Empowerment and Child Marriage: Empowering girls to prevent and end child marriage in Zambia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Namwiinga Chitempa; [2018-07-23]
    Keywords : Child marriage; Empowerment; girl child; significance.;

    Abstract : Child marriage is human rights violation that violates the rights of a girl child and robs her of her innocence. It is a widespread social problem that cuts across the globe.The purpose of the research was to investigate the significance of using empowerment as a strategy towards preventing and ending child marriage in Zambia. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Human Rights Based Approach: An Option for Attaining Sustainable Development in Cameroon

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Peaceful B. Mbeng; [2018-03-15]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Human Rights Based Approach; Sustainable Development; Collective participation to decision-making; Non-Discrimination;

    Abstract : This dissertation discusses the importance of human rights to the attainment of development. All human rights are indivisible, whether they are civil and political rights, such as the right to life, equality before the law and freedom of expression; economic, social and cultural rights. READ MORE