By Claudia Martin, Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón, Bethany Brown

This e-book specializes in descriptions of the advancements in criminal frameworks and rules in regards to the human rights of older people. First, it covers the guidelines followed and practices constructed on the common process, relatively in the sphere of the United countries. moment, it contains a side-by-side comparability of the paintings of local human rights mechanisms, that have picked up a few momentum some time past decade. via its inclusion of legislations, coverage, and present approaches, the widest internet attainable has been solid to assemble a descriptive source for advocates.

Overall, we are hoping that this e-book contributes to a greater knowing of the present obstacles and percentages that foreign associations provide to uphold the human rights of older folks. we think that this data will enable states and different coverage makers to maneuver ahead with the overseas acceptance of the human rights of older folks. we all know this can be just a first attempt in compiling and reporting the factors which are being produced through diversified overseas associations. yet we haven't any doubt that many others will stick with with their professional research of those rising criteria, and that the continued dialogue will eventually crystalize in overseas human rights binding tools explicitly spotting the common rights of older persons.

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16. C. ”134 Abuse, however, is not the only type of violence older persons face. 135 On this issue, some authors have emphasized that elder abuse has only recently come to receive public attention. For instance, Peggy Kelly has stressed that “mistreatment of older persons violates their rights. N. N. Doc. A/HRC/4/121 (June 18, 2007). N. N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs Division for Social Policy and Development Programme on Ageing: Report of the Expert Group Meeting Rights of Older Persons, 34 (2009).

A/HRC/6/7 (Sept. 22, 2007). N. C. ”145 Further, it reaffirmed that violence, includes domestic violence against older persons and other vulnerable groups and indicated that it is increasingly a threat to individuals and their families as well as communities. N. General Assembly, Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967: note/by the Secretary-General, at no. N. Doc. A/HRC/10/20(Feb. 11, 2009). N. N. Doc. 1 (Chinsung Chun 2009).

Doc. 1 (Nov. 10, 1989). 167Brooks v. N. GAOR Hm. Rts. , Supp. No. N. Doc. htm. 168See id. 3 (providing the basis for petitioner’s claim). 169See id. 2. B. v. N. GAOR Hum. Rts. N. Doc. htm. 171Schmitz-de-Jong v. Netherlands, Hm. Rts. N. Doc. pdf. 165Id. C. ”172 Such decisions could pave the way for future discrimination against older persons based on age alone or in combination with other factors. In the UPR process, India’s Working Group Report commended its effective implementation of various policies to promote equality and justice as well as its affirmative action programs to address the situation of marginalized communities and support older persons.

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