HUMAN RIGHTS STANDARDS

1. REMOVE THE BOX Human Rights Standard:
"Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing, medical care, necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control."
-ARTICLE 25, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
-ARTICLE 13, CEDAW

2. RE-EDUCATE Human Rights Standard:
"Everyone has the right to education… Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.  Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms."
-ARTICLE 26, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
-ARTICLE 10, CEDAW (section E)

3. RE-ENFRANCHISE Human Rights Standard:
"Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country, directly or through freely chosen representatives."
-ARTICLE 21, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
-ARTICLE 8, CEDAW

4. RE-EMPLOY Human Rights Standard:
"Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment."
-ARTICLE 23, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
-ARTICLE 11, CEDAW (part 1)

5. REDUCE Human Rights Standard:
"Everyone has the right to an effective remedy by the competent national tribunals for acts violating the fundamental rights granted him by the constitution or by law."
-ARTICLE 8, Universal Declaration of Human Rights
-ARTICLE 2, CEDAW (section G)