+ Minority Rights

Submission: disabled learners’ rights

The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities that was established to monitor the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by States parties has called on civil society organisations all over the world…

Open letter of support to NAACP North Carolina branch

SECTION27 has written an open letter in support of the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) North Carolina branch in its fight against moneyed interests in the North Carolina legislature. Open letter of support to NAACP

Statement: SECTION27 welcomes the judgement from the Supreme Court of the United States in USAID vs AOSI

SECTION27 welcomes the judgment from the Supreme Court of the United States in USAID v AOSI. The judgment declared a law making the denunciation of sex work a requirement to be eligible to receive funding from the US to combat HIV an unconstitutional violation of the right to freedom of speech. The judgment opens the door for much needed and previously prohibited work to realize the rights of sex workers and other people living with HIV or at risk of becoming infected with HIV.