Stanley Ibe is a human rights attorney in Nigeria, researching Africa’s human rights system, economic, social and cultural rights, and justice sector reform.Espanol | French | Arabic |
Can the African regional human rights system preserve ESC rights in a pandemic?
Many states still fail to realize that protecting the rights of the poor will ultimately make addressing a pandemic—and other global crises—easier.
Don’t ditch the “local” when scrambling to “go global”
We cannot afford to globalize human rights at the expense of local context. To be sustainable and effective, local activists must lead and adapt human rights initiatives ...
Yes, economic and social rights really are human rights
The argument that socio-economic rights are not “real” human rights is far too simplistic. While the phrase “progressive realization” gives many governments an ...