Conventions, covenants and treaties of the UN and other multi-lateral agencies that are relevant for Business and Human Rights-related issues in India.
UN agency which is tripartite-- governments, employers, and workers-- with the primary objective to set labour standards, develop policies, and devise programs promoting decent work for all.
Covers the rights of persons with disabilities and imposes an obligation on States to protect them in order to enjoy all the human rights and fundamental freedom like everyone else.
International legal instrument with the objective to protect the basic civil, political, economic, social, and humanitarian rights of the children. It is the most widely ratified human rights treaty in the world.
Reaffirming the meaning of equality and equal rights of men and women, the Convention also establishes an international bill of rights for women and an agenda for action to guarantee the enjoyment of those rights.
Key international human rights treaties aimed at protecting civil and political rights, and part of the International Bill of Rights.
Adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1948, the UDHR is regarded as the the highest standard of norm from which all other norms on human rights derive their validity.