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The human rights-based approach in the water and sanitation sector - Expert note

March 2021 The human rights-based approach in the water and sanitation sector - Expert note The Human Rights-Based Approach (HRBA) has been promoted for more than 20 years by the United Nations and ... read more..

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Report on the right to social protection in 6 countries

February 24, 2021 - Publication of a research report The right to social protection put to the test by the COVID-19 crisis: the importance of non-contributory social protection systems to protect the... read more..

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Online training on ESCR in French - call for applications

Human Dignity organises online training on economic, social and cultural rights for CSO representatives and media from French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa The training will be held from April 12 to M... read more..

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Articles

Here we share the articles written by the participants of our online training on economic, social and cultural rights in French. They below articles are only available in French here. The implemen... read more..

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Mali : Follow-up note on the recommendations by the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Bamako - Paris, December 10, 2020    Mali must continue its efforts in the implementation of economic, social and cultural rights On this international human rights day, the Malian Asso... read more..

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Newsletter n°8 - November 2020

Newsletter 8- November 2020    Dear friends and supporters, As we are still facing an unprecedented crisis across the globe, we hope that you, your families, and the communitie... read more..

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The impact of Covid-19 on LGTBI in Uganda: testimonial from human rights defender

Paris - Kampala, November 3, 2020 After Togo and Kenya, we are continuing our interviews with defenders on the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations in Uganda. Tom Twongyeirwe Junior is a h... read more..

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Niger must strengthen the measures taken for access to basic social services throughout its territory

Universal Periodic Review of Niger JOINT PRESS RELEASE  : Niger must strengthen the measures taken for access to basic social services throughout its territory  Niamey - Paris, Novemb... read more..

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Investigation: Covid-19 impact in Côte d'ivoire

Abidjan - Paris, October 30, 2020 While Ivorians are preparing to vote to appoint their next President of the Republic on October 31, 2020, Human Dignity publishes the results of its investigation i... read more..

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Mozambique: Joint submission for the Universal Periodic Review

Joint Press release Maputo, Paris, 20 October 2020 The Association of Education, Health, Environment and Social Communication (AESA), Ipas Mozambique, Kulima and Human Dignity submit a report to the... read more..

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Over 200 CSOs unite to call for a Global Fund for Social Protection

21 September 2020 - PRESS RELEASE Over 200 civil society organizations and trade unions unite to call for a Global Fund for Social Protection to protect the most vulnerable during COVID-19 and b... read more..

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African Women's Day: the Platform for ESCR in Africa launches an annual campaign on the right to social protection

July 31, 2020 - Press release African Women's Day: The Platform for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Africa launches an annual campaign on the right to social protection On the occasion o read more..


Africa ESCR platform

Building an ESCR NGO Community

Platform for economic, social and cultural rights in Africa : Working together for the progressive realisation of of economic, social and cultural rights in Africa In March 2017, Human Dignity l... read more..

Africa ESCR platform

Publications and activities

Below are some publications of the platform and its members: July 2021 : alternative report of CACIT and its partners for Togo Universal Periodic Review (In French only) 24 February 2021... read more..

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The impact of Covid-19 in Kenya: testimonial from a women human rights defender

Paris, July 28, 2020 Today, we celebrate 10 years since the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Resolution 64/292 which explicitly recognized the human rights to water and sanitati... read more..

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On July 28, let's celebrate the 10 years of the rights to water and sanitation

Paris, July 28, 2020 Today, we celebrate 10 years since the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Resolution 64/292 which explicitly recognized the human rights to water and sani read more..

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2019 annual report

Paris, July 9, 2020 Dear friends and sympathizers, As we face an unprecedented crisis worldwide since the end of 2019, we hope that you, your families and the communities supported by our partne read more..

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Open letter : Beijing+25: The Road to Gender Equality begins with Girls’ Education

Open letter  : Beijing+25: The Road to Gender Equality begins with Girls’ Education  Paris, 7 July 2020 Today, the Generation Equality Forum would have started with the ambition to la... read more..

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The impact of Covid-19 on the most vulnerable groups: testimonials from human rights defenders

The impact of COVID-19 on the most vulnerable groups: testimonials from human rights defendersIn the coming months, Human Dignity will be highlighting the important work of human rights defenders who ... read more..

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Newsletter n°7 - June 2020

Newsletter 7 - June 2020    Dear friends and supporters, As we face an unprecedented crisis across the globe, we hope that you, your families, and the communities supported by our partner organis... read more..

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Online training: testimonials from our participants

Testimonials from our course participants -  in partnership with Synergies Coopération and the Geneva Academy  Mr. Renan Hedouville, lawyer and director of the read more..

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Webinar: the right to social protection put to the test by COVID 19

20 May 2020 The right to social protection put to the test by COVID: what lessons, what perspectives for French-speaking Africa? As States take urgent measures to save lives and help the poorest su read more..

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Covid 19: States must put human rights at the heart of their responses to the crisis

  Francophone ESCR Platform Press release - 30 April 2020 Covid 19: States must put human rights at the heart of their responses to the crisis As COVID-19 pandemic affects us all and repr read more..

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Human Dignity visits Niger in March 2020

Paris, 9 March 2020 – Our director, Seynabou Benga, is visiting Niger from 9 to 18 March 2020 – in partnership with Nigerien organisations SYNAFEN and REPRODEVH Niger, to assess the level of reali read more..

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Senegal : our partner SIDH submits information on the right to education to the United Nations

Dakar - Paris, September 6, 2019 On our initiative and with our technical support, the International Society for Human Rights - SENEGAL (SIDH) today transmitted an alternative report to the Committe... read more..

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Historic recognition by States of the Abidjan Principles on the right to education

Joint press release  Historic recognition by States of the Abidjan Principles on the right to education by top UN human rights body Geneva, 15 July 2019 The United Nations Human Rights Council... read more..

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2018 annual report

Paris, June 28, 2019 We are pleased to present our 2018 annual report. The report is available in French here. ... read more..

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Newsletter n°6 - June 2019

Newsletter 6 - June 2019    Dear colleagues and supporters, Issued twice a year, our newsletter aims to share news about the work of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural rights (CESC... read more..

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Building an ESCR NGO community

Platform for economic, social and cultural rights in Africa : Working together for the progressive realisation of of economic, social and cultural rights in Africa In March 2017, Human Dignity l... read more..

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