oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Editorial
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa|
|Publication Date||Mar 2009|
|Pages||1 - 3|
For 42 years, monitoring of the implementation of economic, social and cultural rights under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) was limited to consideration by the United Nations (UN) Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) of state reports and other information submitted to it, mostly by non-governmental organisations. Victims of economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) violations did not have the means to lodge complaints with the UN CESCR until the end of last year.
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