To improve human rights conditions, you need to first measure them. How else would you know whether conditions were improving, deteriorating, or staying the same? Our team is building a new measurement system, and we urgently need the help of human rights practitioners.
Over at OpenGlobalRights, I discuss the approach of the Human Rights Measurement Initiative to measuring civil and political rights, and a few of the ways in which human rights practitioners can help us to develop better measures for a range of internationally recognised rights.
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