The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights aims to protect and promote the basic necessities for life which includes rights to adequate healthcare, access to food and water, education, and to take part in cultural life. The report examines whether or not these rights have been fully granted to indigenous groups within Asia. Highlighting the voices of the groups who participated, the report concludes with recommendations on how state parties can strengthen the application of the Convention for indigenous communities in Asia.
This report is authored by Ms. Tabitha Nice, Regina Paulose (Common Good Foundation), and Dr. Narissa Ramsundar (Canterbury Christ Church University School of Law, Criminal Justice and Policing).
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