By Sakiko Fukuda-Parr
Probably the most formidable legacies of the twentieth century used to be the common dedication to make sure freedom from wish as a human correct. yet to what quantity are international locations internationally dwelling as much as this dedication? This course breaking ebook develops an cutting edge, evidence-based index for evaluating functionality on schooling, nutrients, overall healthiness, paintings and housing throughout very in a different way positioned international locations and through the years. It explores the criteria influencing functionality and gives empirical proof to unravel a few lengthy status controversies over the primary of "progressive realization". via defying the bounds of conventional examine disciplines, this paintings essentially advances our wisdom concerning the prestige of and elements selling social and monetary rights success on the sunrise of the twenty first century.
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The use of indicators has been an integral part of the CESCR’s evolving approach to monitoring ICESCR implementation (Rosga and Satterthwaite 2009). N. N. N. N. N. CESCR 2000). The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women has consistently promoted greater use of quantitative data, stating in its General Recommendation 9 that “statistical information is 32 Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights absolutely necessary in order to understand the real situation of women in each of the State parties to the Convention” (1989, 1).
His proposal to convene a meeting to discuss indicators for social and economic rights propelled wide-ranging debates among human rights scholars, officials, and activists starting in the early 1990s. The use of indicators has been an integral part of the CESCR’s evolving approach to monitoring ICESCR implementation (Rosga and Satterthwaite 2009). N. N. N. N. N. CESCR 2000). The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women has consistently promoted greater use of quantitative data, stating in its General Recommendation 9 that “statistical information is 32 Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights absolutely necessary in order to understand the real situation of women in each of the State parties to the Convention” (1989, 1).
Quantitative data overcome these limitations: they can be Measuring Social and Economic Rights 31 aggregated and disaggregated and compared over time and across population groups. They make possible a more systematic and rigorous analysis of the magnitude, scope, trends, and patterns amenable to more objective interpretation and assessment. As the OHCHR points out, “There is a need for suitable information, for example in the form of statistics, indicators or even indices, in order to undertake a situation analysis, inform public policy, monitor progress and measure performance and overall outcomes” (2012, 1).