Find out which countries have progressed and which have regressed in meeting the commitments to fulfill economic and social rights in the newly released SERF Index Historical Trends 1970-2010.
The Third Annual Meeting of Metrics for Human Rights and Development was recently held in Madrid, Spain. Human rights and development practitioners took stock of the progress made and the challenges faced in monitoring economic and social rights.
The 2012 Social Watch Report features the SERF Index as one of the three core indices of social process, together with the Basic Capabilities Index and Gender Equity Index). See announcement and full downloadable report.
Alicia Yamin and SERF Initiative Co-Director Sakiko Fukuda-Parr discuss the lessons of the MDGs in the Guardian.
SERF Index featured by the New School: Social and Economic Rights Fulfillment Ranks U.S. 20th of 24 Industrialized Nations
SERF Initiative Co-Director Sakiko Fukuda-Parr examines MDGs and the narrative of development at the Nordic Africa Institute Forum.
Economic and Social Rights Empowerment Initiative featured in the Christian Science Monitor
Endorsement from human rights experts who spoke at the launch of the Initiative in May.
Just Published in the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities:
“Special Issue: On Human Rights and Capabilities”