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By Shirley Gatenio Gabel

This short source units out a rights-based framework for coverage research that enables social employees to reinforce their long term imaginative and prescient in addition to their present perform. It introduces the rising P.A.N.E. (Participation, responsibility, Non-discrimination, fairness) version for comparing social coverage, evaluating it with the conventional needs-based charity version when it comes to not just effectiveness and potency but in addition inclusion and justice. well-known criteria for human rights are used to spot values an important to informing coverage pursuits. routines, key files, and a longer instance illustrate either the techniques of constructing empowering social coverage and its most sensible and such a lot significant outcomes.

Included within the coverage:

  • Rights-based and needs-based ways to social coverage analysis.
  • neighborhood and overseas human rights instruments.

  • Grounding social guidelines in criminal and institutional frameworks.
  • Conceptualizing social concerns from a human rights frame.
  • Measuring development at the recognition of human rights.
  • Rights-based research of maternity, paternity, and parental leaves within the United States.

For social employees and social paintings researchers, A Rights-Based method of Social coverage research gives readers a contemporary platform for attaining the top pursuits of the sector. It additionally makes a beneficial category textual content for social paintings courses. ​

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A Rights-Based Approach to Social Policy Analysis

This short source units out a rights-based framework for coverage research that permits social staff to augment their long term imaginative and prescient in addition to their present perform. It introduces the rising P. A. N. E. (Participation, responsibility, Non-discrimination, fairness) version for comparing social coverage, evaluating it with the conventional needs-based charity version by way of not just effectiveness and potency but additionally inclusion and justice.

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Currently, well-established regional human rights systems exist in Africa, the Americas, and Europe. 1 International Human Rights Instruments 25 Europe are extensive, involving the Council of Europe, the European Union, and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Some of the most longstanding and developed of intergovernmental instruments are housed in the Council of Europe, and include the 1950 Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and the European Social Charter, and intergovernmental mechanisms include the European Court of Human Rights and the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Petersen, 2011).

Bearing and delivering children prematurely may impair reproductive organs and the health of the young mother and her child(ren). An example of this is obstetric fistula, a condition that leaves two million females leaking urine or feces due to prolonged labor and injury to the birth canal and is especially common among physically immature girls (United Nations Children’s Fund, 2009).

Child marriage occurs when at least one or both partners in a marriage is under the age of 18 years (this definition of child is used by the Convention on the Rights of the Child). Both girls and boys may be affected by child marriage, but the majority of child marriages occur between a girl who is under 18 years old and a male who is over 18 years of age. One-third of the world’s girls are married before the age of 18 and one in nine are married before the age of 15 (ICRW, 2007). Research findings indicate that the consequences of girls marrying before they are the age of majority can be severe (United Nations Population Fund, 2012).

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