Word Count: 1000-1200 words
For this assessment task, you are required to write a report (1000 – 1200 words) that is based on one of the following groups who, at various times and in various contexts, have not had their human rights protected or promoted:
*People with disabilities * Refugees * Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples * Children * Women
https://humanrights.gov.au/about/what-are-human-rights to access the following:
In your report, you are required to review, analyse and draw from relevant human rights documents (listed below) and from current evidence to explain:
The obligations of governments to promote and protect the human rights and freedoms of your chosen group (i.e., the obligations of governments to act in certain ways or refrain from certain acts).
• The ways in which Australian government(s) have not and/or do not meet specific obligations under specific conventions/articles to promote and protect the human rights and freedoms of your chosen group. Examples can be based on past and/or present legislation, policies and practices.
The ways in which Australian government(s) do meet their obligations under specific conventions/articles to promote and protect the human rights and freedoms of your chosen group.Examples should be based on up to date legislation, policies and practices.
Refer to the Australian Human Rights Commission website found at
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
Convention on the Rights of the Child
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Your written report should include at least 8 (scholarly) journal articles or books. The format of your report will be discussed in greater detail during tutorials.
There have to be in-text citations as well as references done in APA style.
Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, regardless of sex, race, nationality, ethnicity, language,religion, age, disability, or any other status.
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