International Network for Economic Social & Cultural Rights

Linked with ‘From the International AIDS Conference IAC‘, with Zi Teng – Hong Kong, and with Yuet Lin Yim – Hong Kong. in english and espangnol, the website of the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net), a coalition of organizations and activists from around the world dedicated to advancing economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR).

About ESCR-Net: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights established the vision and principles which recognize the interdependence and indivisibility of all human rights. This vision means that people are guaranteed civil and political freedom as well as economic and social well-being.

Economic, social and cultural rights concern essential values for a life of dignity and freedom – work, health, education, food, housing, and social security amongst others. People throughout the world share the struggle to make these human rights a reality for themselves, their families, communities, and nations.

The International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) is a collaborative initiative of groups and individuals from around the world working to secure economic and social justice through human rights. ESCR-Net seeks to strengthen the field of all human rights, with a special focus on economic, social and cultural rights, and further develop the tools for achieving their promotion, protection and fulfillment. Through ESCR-Net, groups and individuals can exchange information, develop a collective voice, amplify their actions, develop new tools and strategies. By facilitating joint actions, enhancing communications and building solidarity across regions, the network seeks to build a global movement to make human rights and social justice a reality for all. (Read all on

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