WRRC Bibliography

This study sets out to explore honour killings in the context of human rights, as a violation of international human rights law meriting the accountability of states. The study aims at providing an analysis of honour killings as a violation of human rights law, identifying the human rights...

This study sets out to explore honour killings in the context of human rights, as a violation of international human rights law meriting the accountability of states. The study aims at providing an analysis of honour killings as a violation of human rights law, identifying the human rights...

During the course of history, and in more contemporary times, a large number of honour killings have been reported from the Mediterranean, Latin American, and certain Muslim societies. However, research suggests it is an error to view the practice as being peculiar to a certain geographical...

HREA est une organisation non-gouvernementale internationale dédiée à l'éducation aux droits humains, à la formation de militants et de professionnels, au développement de matériel et de programmes d'enseignement ainsi qu'à la mise en place d'une communauté virtuelle grâce aux technologies...

Important in this document is Part C on “Torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment of punishment.” Paragraph 32 notes 4 cases in the previous 18 months from the time of writing (1997). Paragraph 33 concerns the rarity of stoning: “It may be replied that stoning happens very rarely in the...

Land is a vital resource for rural livelihoods. Establishing and clarifying land rights through formalisation has become a key issue in development policies that aim to promote more productive uses of land. This report looks at some land reform initiatives from a gendered human rights perspective....

This guide focuses on gender relations and how their structure may affect access to land. It is designed primarily to support non-government organizations (NGOs) but may be useful for local government officials and others who work with farmers and rural households. The guide provides information...

This study aims to highlight the persistence and unacceptability of all forms of violence against women in all parts of the world;strengthen the political commitment and joint efforts of all stakeholders to prevent and eliminate violence against women; and identify ways and means to ensure more...

This study is based on approximately 2000 fatwa (plural fatawa) - an opinion on a point of law or dogma given by a person with recognised authority (ijaza) - demonstrating that classical Islamic reasoning is an alternative to state defined Islam and is capable of dealing with contemporary...