Report on austerity measures and economic and social rights

Organization(s): OHCHR
Regions: World
Year: 2012
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The present report, submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 48/141, considers the impact of austerity measures on economic, social and cultural rights, in particular on the right to work and the right to social security, with a specific focus on women, migrants and older persons. It also lays out the criteria States should apply when considering the adoption of austerity measures.


Social Protection and Human Rights