Measuring civil and political rights: introduction to HRMI’s methodology

An introduction to HRMI’s civil and political rights methodology.

Human rights release human potential. How do we tell if countries are respecting people’s human rights, and allowing them to flourish? If we want leaders to prioritise human rights, we need to measure them.

The Human Rights Measurement Initiative – ‘her-mee’ – is filling a gap in the human rights ecosystem.

We use award-winning and peer-reviewed methodologies to track the human rights performance of countries, and publish scores each year on our Rights Tracker: https://rightstracker.org/en

You can also find an introduction to our economic and social rights methodology here.

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