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Human Rights Frameworks, Strategies, and Tools for the Poverty Lawyer's Toolbox

By Gillian MacNaughton

Over the past decade many organizations at the local, state, national, and international levels have adopted human rights frameworks to deal with issues of concern to people living in poverty. As the use of human rights frameworks by advocates, organizers, and poor people increases, poverty lawyers need to become knowledgeable about international human rights law. Moreover, poverty lawyers should consider adding human rights frameworks to their toolbox of advocacy strategies.

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