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USHRN Statement -on the Removal of Immigrant Children from Parents at the Border-

USHRN Statement on the Removal of Immigrant Children from Parents at the US Border The US Human Rights Network (USHRN) strongly condemns the United States (US) practice of separating immigrating children and parents at the US border. USHRN, its members and allies, denounce and call for an immediate end to...
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Poverty in the United States and the Exacerbation of Inequality in the Age of Trump

Poverty in the United States and the Exacerbation of Inequality in the Age of Trump Thursday, June 21, 2018 17:00-18:00 Room XXV Palais des Nations Geneva, Switzerland Despite being one of the world’s wealthiest countries, the United States has 40 million people living in poverty, including 13.3 million children. Recent...
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Human Right to Dignity in School

NESRI's Human Right to Education Fact Sheet no. 2, May 2006.
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Test, Punish, and Push Out: How “Zero Tolerance” and High–Stakes Testing Funnel Youth Into the School-to-Prison Pipeline

A 2010 report by the Advancement Project which explores the current state of zero-tolerance school discipline across the country, and the effect of this policy on students, educators, and schools.
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See Me, Hear Me: A Guide to Using the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to Promote the Rights of Children

A 2009 guide published by Save the Children which was prepared for child and disability rights advocates and civil society organizations for interpreting and implementing the rights of children with disabilities.
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Plan for a New Future: The Impact of Social Security Reform on People of Color

A 2011 report by the Commission to Modernize Social Security which effort to identify proposals to extend Social Security’s long term solvency while also modernizing the program to meet the...
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A Handbook on Best Practices Regarding HIV and AIDS for People with Disabilities

A handbook by the Voluntary Service Overseas and Liverpool Care and Treatment which highlights some of the best practices around the world in HIV/AIDS services, programs and policies for people...
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