Thematic Research Guides

The following guides focus on each of the separate human rights protected under international law.  These guides explain the scope of each right, summarize significant case law interpreting the right, and identify useful sources for further research.

Civil and Political Rights

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

  • Business & Human Rights
  • Cultural Rights
  • Economic, Social & Cultural Rights
  • Education
  • Environmental Rights
  • Family
  • Food & Water
  • Health
  • Housing
  • Property
  • Work & Labor Rights

Vulnerable Groups