Human Rights Areas of Practice (Shared Content from Human Rights Careers)

(Shared content from Human Rights Careers) Without enforcement, universal human rights are just a concept. Instruments like treaties and laws are necessary to ensure everyone’s human rights are protected. Human rights lawyers, advocates, and other defenders of human rights pressure governments, companies, and individuals to uphold the law, create new laws, and hold violators accountable. What are the main areas of practice for human rights?

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By Melinda Gilliam (She/Her)
Melinda Gilliam (She/Her) Career Coach