Take Action – Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

ORGANIZATIONS

Center for Economic and Social Rights
Works for the recognition and enforcement of economic and social rights as a powerful tool for promoting social justice and human dignity. Advocates for changes to economic and social policy at the international, national and local levels. Offers many resources for advocacy: monitoring, legal action, and tools like their Human Rights for All Post-2015: A Litmus Test.


National Economic & Social Rights Initiative
Works to build a broad movement for economic & social rights, including health, housing, education and work with dignity. Networks with many state and local organizations. Excellent resources on US issues on economic and social rights.

 

TOOLS FOR TAKING ACTION

 Haki Zetu: ESR Rights in Practice
Source: Amnesty International Netherlands, 2010
A practical toolkit for local NGOs and CBOs working with communities to realize their economic, social, and cultural rights. Supports local activists and development workers who use a rights-based approach to tackle economic and social problems. Provides information and tools with which local activists and NGO/CBO workers can raise awareness, monitor, and advocate for an improved access to economic, social and cultural rights.