Readability of Children’s Rights Documents: The LIASSO Experience
With the worldwide escalation of open/ethnic conflicts, militarization, political repression and religious fundamentalism, and the widening gap between North and South, human rights questions are assuming greater importance and urgency. Ratings of country human rights record compiled by Charles Humana show that 47 out of 104 major countries rated below the average rating of 62 percent.1 Among the countries that came low in the rating scale were African countries like Nigeria (49 percent), Libya (24 percent), Sudan (18 percent), Togo (48 percent), and Uganda (46 percent). These low ratings call for immediate action by governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and concerned citizens all over the world.
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