Work, Right to, International Protection
- Right to work — Women, rights — Minorities — Children, rights — Indigenous peoples — Right to non-discrimination — Collective rights — International labour law — Fair and equitable treatment standard
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 The right to work is closely linked to human dignity (Human Dignity, International Protection). It is a means not only for subsistence, but also for self-realization, development of human personality, and inclusion in society, although the debate was predominantly focused on economic aspects. It can be traced back to the right to self-preservation as developed by John Locke. The pre-revolutionary literature deducts social claims such as access to education (Education, Right to, International Protection), the guarantee of minimum wages, provision of work, as well...