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Joint submission regarding human rights harms associated with the privatization and commercialization of healthcare in Kenya

On October 27, 2022, twenty civil society organizations wrote to United Nations human rights experts to express concerns about privatization and commercialization of healthcare in Kenya. The submission cites documentation of ongoing and potential future violations of human rights, and requests that the experts formally raise these issues with the Kenyan government as well as

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Global Crises and the Renewed Relevance of Human Rights: A Conversation with the President of the United Nations Human Rights Council

In the third decade of the new millennium, the simultaneity, speed, and depth of existential challenges like climate change, geopolitical instability, war, technological disruption, and intensifying social inequalities are testing the traditional human rights paradigm like never before. The UN Human Rights Council plays an essential role in creating, enforcing, and shaping the future of [...]

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Risk Scoring and Children’s Rights in Chile

The Chilean government, like many others, has deployed predictive modelling software to assess children’s risk of facing harm or abuse. The Childhood Alert System, an ‘early warning system’ based on algorithmic predictions, assigns ‘risk scores’ to children and adolescents. But, like many others, this system consistently and disproportionately focuses on low-income families and is deemed [...]

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Why is the U.S. trying to export its flawed health-care policies around the world? (The Washington Post)

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Privatizing Healthcare is Failing Kenyans (Africa Uncensored)

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Scotland’s Bus Crisis: Privatised service isn’t working for passengers (The Herald)

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Why don’t we just… take public control of our buses? (Big Issue North)

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