Monitoring Human Rights: Problems of Consistency [Abstract]

Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 4 (1990)

December 2, 1990

The author highlights the different ways in which countries measure standards of human rights and social justice within their borders and in other countries. Rigorous reporting of internal human rights violations is crucial in monitoring and evaluating human rights conditions, according to Howard, even in such wealthy countries as the United States and Canada, where malnutrition and abuse of basic human rights also exist.


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