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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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New evidence that naming and shaming influences state human rights practices.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Nov2022, p1-18. 18p. 6 Illustrations, 3 Charts.

Abstract: Abstract To what extent does naming and shaming influence state respect for human rights? Although many countries and international human rights organizations strategically name and shame states with the hope of deterring human rights abuses, prior emp...

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Perceptions of a human rights lens in relation to the training of social work field educators.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Nov2022, p1-18. 18p. 3 Charts.

Abstract: Abstract Use of a human rights (HR) framework in direct social work practice is gaining traction in social work education. A gap remains, however, regarding its application within field education. This study seeks to fill the gap in knowledge regarding...

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Who commits to regional human rights treaties? Reputational benefits, sovereignty costs, and regional dynamics.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Nov2022, p1-20. 20p. 4 Illustrations, 2 Charts.

Abstract: Abstract Over the past 50 years, regional international organizations have adopted several treaties on human rights. By ratifying them, member states can signal their commitment to the norms codified in the respective documents. Yet ratification patter...

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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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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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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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