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Legal waivers in settlement agreements: Implications on access to remedies in business and human rights.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Nov/Dec2022, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p639-653. 15p.

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Abstract: Legal waivers in the business and human rights context are an agreement corporations use to provide compensation to victims in exchange for waiving their right to file future claims in a court of law in corporate human rights abuses. Corporations use l...

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Untangling the authority of external experts in the corporate implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Nov/Dec2022, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p620-638. 19p. 1 Chart.

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Abstract: The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human (UNGPs) explicitly ask corporations to rely on "external expertise" for policy guidance, human rights due diligence (HRDD), and remedy. The broad conceptualization of expertise in the UNGPs signifies an a...

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The governance authority of non-state actors in the business and human rights regime.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Nov/Dec2022, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p593-603. 11p.

Abstract: The symposium "Governance Authority in Business and Human Rights" explores the authority of non-state actors in the global business and human rights (BHR) regime. Our point of departure is that the involvement of different public and private actors in ...

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Ranking for human rights? The formative power of indicators for business responsibility.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Nov/Dec2022, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p604-619. 16p.

Abstract: This article explores the increasing role of indicators and rankings in the case of business and human rights. It argues that indicators contribute to forming notions of companies' responsibilities for human rights. The potentially formative power of i...

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Transgender rights are human rights: A cross-national comparison of transgender rights in 204 countries.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Nov/Dec2022, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p525-541. 17p. 4 Charts, 5 Graphs.

Abstract: Although lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people are often treated as a homogenous group, they are not treated equally by states and societies. The F&M Global Barometer of Transgender Rights (GBTR) represents the first multiyear attempt t...

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Children's and young people's human rights education in school: Cardinal complications and a middle ground.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Sep/Oct2022, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p383-398. 16p. 4 Diagrams.

Abstract: This article examines the academic discussion about human rights education for children and young people and argues that the current state of research does not provide sufficient support and guidance to nations, schools, and teachers in the establishme...

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Negotiated rights: UN treaty negotiation, socialization, and human rights.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Sep/Oct2022, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p463-484. 22p. 7 Charts, 5 Graphs.

Abstract: International relations scholars have noted the importance of negotiations and socialization in shaping state human rights. So far, we know surprisingly little about how negotiation participation shapes human rights practices. I argue that human rights...

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The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on human rights practices: Findings from the Human Rights Measurement Initiative's 2021 Practitioner Survey.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Jul/Aug2022, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p317-333. 17p. 4 Charts, 2 Graphs.

Abstract: Health is a human right; as such, a public health crisis is a human rights crisis. Yet the human rights impact of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic seems to have varied widely, both across rights and across countries. How have human rights practices been affe...

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Hindsight is 2020: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic for future human rights research.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Jul/Aug2022, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p354-364. 11p.

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Abstract: The global COVID-19 pandemic affected much of the world's human rights for 2020 and 2021 and will continue to have human rights ramifications for years to come. While many things have fundamentally changed due to the pandemic, COVID-19 has also shined ...

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The state of human rights in a (post) COVID-19 world.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Jul/Aug2022, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p246-262. 17p.

Abstract: As the pandemic spread globally, there was an explosion of scholarship written on the effects the pandemic had in numerous fields. Human rights scholars were no exception to this trend and sought to identify the effects of the pandemic on many related ...

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