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ESR Review, Volume 15 No. 2 2014
Author: CLC Socio Economic Rights Project
Published: Jul 31, 2014

This second issue of the 2014 ESR Review includes two features on the enjoyment of socio-economic rights in Nigeria and South Africa. It also examines a recent decision of the South African Constitutional Court, in which it found that an interim order could as well amount to an eviction order and may interfere with the constitutional right to housing.

ESR Review, Volume 15 No. 1 2014
Author: CLC Socio Economic Rights Project
Published: Apr 25, 2014

This first issue of the 2014 ESR Review focusses on the potential of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as a tool for poverty reduction in South Africa. It also looks at Developing Cape Town’s right to housing in the rental sector. There are also summaries of recent developments on socio-economic rights across the world.

ESR Review Vol. 14 No. 3
Author: CLC Socio Economic Rights Project
Published: Nov 04, 2013

This issue of the ESR Review coincides with the celebration of Human Rights Day in Africa on 21 October, which commemorates the coming into force of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the African Charter).

ESR Review Volume 14, No. 1, 2013
Author: CLC Socio Economic Rights Project
Published: Jul 12, 2013

This first issue of the ESR Review for 2013 focuses on the Millennium Development Goals. As they draw near, recent debate has focused on the post-­2015 agenda.

ESR Review, Volume 13 No 3, 2012
Author: CLC Socio Economic Rights Project
Published: Dec 14, 2012

The third issue of the ESR Review focusses on the impact of corruption within Africa that contributes to poverty and unemployment and denial of access to housing and health-care services. There are also summaries of recent developments on socio-economic rights across the world.

ESR Review, Volume 13 No 2, 2012
Author: Socio-Economic Rights Project
Published: Sep 26, 2012

This second issue of 2012 focusses on monitoring of state performance relating to the realisation of social and economic rights using the Social and Economic Rights Fulfilment Index, an interview with the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights and updates on the recent ILO Convention on Decent Work for Domestic Workers 2011, and the International Labour Organisation Social Protection Floors Recommendation 2012.

ESR Review Volume 13 No 1 - 2012
Author: CLC Socio Economic Rights Project
Published: Mar 02, 2012

This is the first ESR issue of 2012. This issue focuses on gender mainstreaming, racial inequality, the link between access to socio-economic rights and the right to dignity, as well as the application of international standards and norms in South Africa’s domestic case law.