Documents and publicationsHuman Rights Indicators: A Guide to Measurement and Implementation
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The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has published Human Rights Indicators: A Guide to Measurement and Implementation. The publication aims to assist in developing quantitative and qualitative indicators to measure progress in the implementation of international human rights norms and principles.
The Guide describes the conceptual and methodological framework for human rights indicators recommended by international and national human rights mechanisms and used by a growing number of governmental and non-governmental actors. It provides concrete examples of indicators identified for a number of human rights—all originating from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights—and other practical tools and illustrations, to support the realization of human rights at all levels.
The Guide will be of interest to human rights advocates as well as policymakers, development practitioners, statisticians and others who are working to make human rights a reality for all.
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Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to the Economic and Social Council, Geneva 4-29 July 2011 (E/2011/90)
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Report on Indicators for Promoting and Monitoring the Implementation of Human Rights (HRI/MC/2008/3)
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Report of the Asian Sub-regional Workshop, New Delhi, India, 26-28 July 2007
Report on Indicators for Monitoring Compliance with International Human Rights Instruments (HRI/MC/2006/7)
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