Human rights commissions require an enabling environment, a concept that focuses on those external factors that permit institutions to thrive and to do their work freely and without undue pressure or interference. We need to reframe the role of human rights commissions as not only administrative bodies charged with preventing discrimination, but also as norms-brokers that can and must engage with a variety of different norms and systems in order to do their work properly.
Employers are frequently asked about whether they are required to provide flexible working hours. Generally speaking, accommodation requests based on things like health status (for persons with disabilities), family status (for example, four children or elderly parents who require care)… Read More ›
LAWYERS RIGHTS WATCH CANADA NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations Promoting human rights by protecting those who defend them http://www.lrwc.org – email@example.com – Tel: +1 604 736 1175 – Fax: +1… Read More ›