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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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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. Aug2022, p1-17. 17p. 5 Illustrations, 4 Charts.

Abstract: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 ...

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Child soldiers as contemporary slaves: A human rights approach.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Sep2022, p1-27. 27p.

Abstract:Abstract Despite surging attention to child soldiers and modern slavery over the past decades, their links remain politicized and neglected. This study develops a human rights approach that deepens application of international slavery law; exposes chil...

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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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Examining compliance with domestic human rights bodies: The case of truth commission recommendations.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Aug2022, p1-19. 19p. 2 Illustrations, 3 Charts.

Abstract:Abstract Human rights compliance research neglects recommendations from national human rights institutions and other domestic bodies. In particular, the implementation of recommendations issued by temporary truth commissions remains underexplored. We u...

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Who is a legitimate actor under international human rights law? A story about women’s mobilization against enforced disappearances.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Aug2022, p1-16. 16p.

Abstract:Abstract This article inquires about who is deemed a legitimate actor by international human rights law. It offers an analysis of the role of the Latin American Federation of Associations of Relatives of Disappeared Detainees (FEDEFAM) as a women-led l...

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Human rights activism after the movement ends: Global lessons from Kenya’s unfinished “revolution”.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Aug2022, p1-18. 18p. 1 Chart.

Abstract:Abstract Some 30 years after their dangerous human rights activism in Kenya that challenged an authoritarian regime and won multiparty democracy, more than half the leading survivors were still politically active. Three were governors, one was the Supr...

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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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International human rights teachers in Myanmar universities: The individual constraints of structure on intermediaries.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jul2022, p1-20. 20p. 2 Illustrations.

Abstract:Abstract The literature on the transnational promotion of human rights looks to the role of intermediaries who facilitate connections between global and local discourses. Local discourses, however, may host actors and dynamics with diverse perspectives...

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Economic sanctions, repression capacity, and human rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jul2022, p1-18. 18p. 3 Illustrations, 3 Charts.

Abstract:Abstract What is the relationship between economic sanctions and the human rights conditions of target countries? We suggest a two-stage mechanism to explain how sanctions deteriorate the human rights condition in the target country. In the repressive ...

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