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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.


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.