Specialized / Thematic Human Rights Program

Specialized/Thematic Human Rights Program

The Specialized and thematic Human Rights Program consists of the following specialty centers:

 

Child Rights Center – The CRC serves as the focal point of coordination and facilitation of all CHRP functions, programs and activities relating to child rights. As the coordinating secretariat for all CHR services and assistance to child victims, it shall lead in developing national programs and policies on critical issues and concerns on children; formulate and coordinate the implementation of a research agenda on child rights; establish rights-based monitoring, data base and reporting systems on the status of children in cooperation with partner agencies; prepare independent reports on compliance of government on the implementation of the convention of the Rights of the Child (CRC) focusing on the obligations and responsibilities of the government as a state party of the convention.

 

Center for Gender Equality and Women’s Rights – The Center serves as the central point of coordination for the implementation of the CHR’s role as Gender Ombud. As a specialized unit, the Center shall coordinate and facilitate all CHRP functions, programs, and activities relating to women’s rights and gender and development; lead in developing national programs and policies on critical issues and concerns on women and gender ; formulate and coordinate the implementation of a research agenda on women’s rights; establish rights-based monitoring, data base and reporting systems on the status of women in cooperation with partner agencies; Monitor compliance of government on the implementation of the convention of the Convention on the elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) focusing on the obligations and responsibilities of the government as a state party of the convention.

 

• Center for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights – The Center shall serve as the focal point for all programs, activities and projects of the CHR in relation to business and human rights, the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), and the Right to Development with special focus on vulnerable and disadvantaged sectors, such as the elderly and PWDs.

 
• Center for Crisis, Conflict and Humanitarian Rights – The Center shall serve as the secretariat to coordinate the implementation of mechanisms to protect people who are affected by crisis and conflict brought by armed conflicts, disasters and other emergency situations.

 

 

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