How to use human rights treaties as tools for campaigning and/or lobbying NKMV 2012. Overview/plan of the workshop. What is campaigning/lobbying? What is needed for succesfull lobbying? Short presentation of the ”main” treaties that have relevance in VAW/DV/SV
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
How to usehumanrightstreaties as tools for
Malicious contracts behind closed doors or riots in the streets?
Systematic, carefully planned work towards a goal.
Lobbying usually follows the campaigning/advocacy cycle.
Advocacy & Campaigning Cycle:
1) Know what you want to change (goal)->
2) Plan the best influencing strategy
3) Devise action plan
4) Implement action plan
5) Monitor and evaluate progress
In the heart of everything there’s management and coordination
A good goal is SMART:
achievable (or realistic),
relevant (or appropriate),
Lack of focus
Unclear aims and objectives
Activity planning happening before (or without) developing an influencing strategy
Failure to be innovative
Vague, bland or technical messages
Poor monitoring & evaluation
ST: Legislation change
ST/LT: Practice change
LT: Attitude change
Analyses: HR treaties and international law -> what is relevant and clear?
(CEDAW, ICC Rome Statute, European Convention on human rights)
SWOT/ PESTLE (Political, Economic, Sociological, Technological, Legal, Environmental)
Research necessary, good momentum, MEDIA
National campainging and advocacy important: Finland ATTITUDES REVEALED
Evaluation, objectives: good progress in Finland!
The 2013 annual report of the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences, Ms Rashida Manjoo, will be devoted to a study on the "State responsibility for eliminating violence against women".
European Court of Human Rights: relevant decisions
X ja Y v. Alankomaat (26.3.1985)
M.C. v. Bulgaria (4.12.2003)
Kontrová v. Slovakia (31.5.2007)
Opuz v. Turkki (9.6.2009)
Council of Europe: Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence
A European Charter for Equality for Women and Men in Local Life. http://www.ccre.org/en/champsactivites/view/3117
GOAL (problem/solution tree)
GROUP OF PEOPLE WHOSE HR’S WILL IMPROVE/STREGHTEN ETC
RELEVANT HR INSTRUMENTS
LONG TERM (LT)
SHORT TERM (ST)
Survivors/ victims of violencesuffer the mostbecause of the lack of support (LT/ST/specific)
Survivors/ victims of violencesuffer the mostbecause of badlegislation
3. Number three’s:
Survivors/ victims of violence suffer the most because of attitudes
Go forward with your plan, do the fine tuning, include partners and make it happen!