1. The term ‘vulnerability’ is often used in law and policy to refer to disadvantaged, marginalized or excluded human beings. This book explores how a vulnerability focus in basic assistance policies can contribute to substantive equality and therefore to the realization of universal human rights in the migration context. It concentrates on the potential that such a vulnerability focus can have to mitigate stigmatization and stereotyping and to f...
  2. Domestic Abuse and Human Rights

    Publication date: October 11, 2020

    This book sets out a human rights approach to domestic abuse. It argues that the European Convention on Human Rights provides a powerful framework upon which to build a strong legal response to the problem of domestic abuse.

  3. Ever since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 there has been a debate on the issue of universality and cultural diversity. The UN human rights treaty bodies have an important role to play in ensuring a proper balance between safeguarding the universality of the rights, while at the same time leaving room for cultural particularities. This book examines how the UN treaty bodies, in particular the Human Rights Comm...

  4. This book presents a rich and detailed analysis of the incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. It combines individual contributions that address the experience of legal incorporation in countries around the world, written by individual country experts, with comparative analysis of the international landscape from the world’s leading authorities on children’s rights incorporation.

  5. This book investigates what normative justification can be provided for economic, social and cultural rights guaranteed under international law and how this justification can or should impact the State obligations emerging from these rights.

  6. This book looks at the domestication of children’s rights through the means of constitutionalisation. Constitutionalised, children’s rights become an important frame of reference for the formulation and implementation of legislation and strengthen children’s standing before the courts. However, many leading constitutional developments remain inaccessible due to language barriers. This book is a first effort to make developments and case law mo...