Business, Trade and Investment

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    Act as employers

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    Are providing goods, services and facilities

  • Business trade and investment government

    Adopt laws and policies related to individuals’ right to work, right to property or freedom of association

  • Protection from forced, child labour or other exploitation

  • Protection from discrimination in employment

  • Protection in accessing goods, facilities and services

  • Business trade and investment female sign

    Ensure women’s right to participate in economic life

  • Decision making appeals and redress legal aid

    Ensure healthy working conditions and everyone’s right to social security

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    Take measures to facilitate individuals’ participation in economic and social life

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    Ensure procedures to seek redress are in place where individuals allege their human rights have been violated or abused

Right to an adequate standard of living
  • ICESCR, Art 11
  • UNCEDAW, Art 14(2)(h)
  • UNCRPD, Art 28
  • UNCRC, Art 27

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Right to social security
  • ESC, Art 12(1), 13, 14
  • European Code of Social Security
  • ICESCR, Art 9
  • UNCEDAW, Art 11(1)(e), 14(2)(c)
  • UNCRC, Art 26

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Right to an effective remedy
  • ECHR, Art 13
  • ICCPR, Art 2(3)
  • UNCAT, Art 14
  • ICERD, Art 6

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Right to freedom of association and assembly (including the right to form and join trade unions)
  • ECHR/HRA, Art 11
  • ICCPR, Art 21, 22
  • ICESCR, Art 8
  • UNCRC, Art 15

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Right to protection from discrimination in the work place
  • ESC, Art 1
  • ICESCR, Art 6
  • UNCEDAW, Art 11
  • UNCRPD, Art 27
  • ICERD, Art 5
Protection of property
  • ECHR/HRA, Protocol 1, Art 1
Right to work
  • ESC, ARt 1, Arts 18-19
  • ICESCR, Art 6
  • UNCEDAW, Art 11
  • UNCRPD, Art 27
Right of women to participate in economic life
  • UNCEDAW, Art 13
Right to fair remuneration
  • ICESCR, Art 7
  • UNCRPD, Art 27
  • ESC, Art 4
Right to healthy working conditions
  • ESC, Art 3
  • ICESCR, Art 7
  • UNCEDAW, Art 11
  • UNCRPD, Art 27
  • UNCRC, Art 32
Protection from child labour
  • UNCRC, Art 32
Freedom from slavery and forced labour
  • ECHR/HRA, Art 4
  • ICCPR, Art 8
  • UNCRPD, Art 27
Right to participation
  • ICCPR, Art 25
  • ICESCR, Arts 13(1), 15(1)
  • UNCEDAW, Arts 7, 8, 13(c), 14(2)
  • ICERD, Art 5(e)(vi)
  • UNCRC, Arts 12, 31
  • UNCRPD, Arts 3(c), 4(3), 9, 29, 30
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