The recent issue of the journal for human rights focuses on Human Rights in Numbers (Menschenrechte in Zahlen) and addresses the empirical assessment of the human rights situation using data, indicators and numbers. Monika Mayrhofer has written an article on the collection of equality data in the field of sexual orientation and gender identity, characteristics and expression.
Individual Publications and Articles
In their article, Ernst Berger and Caroline Paar offer an overview of the Austrian legal framework regarding monitoring visits to psychiatric hospitals or residential homes/groups for children and juveniles supervised by youth welfare services.
Under OPCAT, six commissions has been assigned with the mandate to visit places of detention as a preventive mechanism against torture and other forms of ill-treatment – to that effect, this includes the facilities mentioned above. The Authors discuss key issues of the monitoring process as well as the commission´s findings and recommendations.
Open access: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40211-017-0244-z (in German only)
Buch: Preventive human rights monitoring in child and adolescent psychiatry and welfare institutions
Autor_innen: Paar, Caroline; Berger, Ernst
Springer Verlag, 2017
Julia Planitzer publishes in the most recent issue of the Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights (NQHR) an article on obligatory reporting by corporations and its potential to prevent trafficking in human beings.
Birk, Moritz / Kiselica, Ernan: Detention. Legal framework for the care of those in detention and the prohibition/prevention of torture, cruel, degrading or inhuman treatment. In: Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine. Ed. by Jason Payne-James and Roger W. Byard. 2nd edition. Vol. 2. Elsevier, 2016 pp. 236-243.
Beham, Markus / Bockley, Andrea / Hofbauer, Jane /Stifter, Lukas / Wittich, Stephan: Austrian judicial decisions involving questions of International Law / Österr. Judikatur zum Internationalen Recht. In: Austrian Review of International and European Law, Nr. 16/2011. Leiden: Brill, 2014. pp. 315-426
Ammer, Margit: Zugang zum Arbeitsmarkt für Asylsuchende aus menschenrechtlicher Perspektive. In: Juridikum - Zeitschrift für Kritik, Recht, Gesellschaft, Nr. 1/2013. Wien: Verl. Österreich pp. 28-36
Ammer, Margit: The EU Asylum and Migration Policy In: All Human Rights for All. Vienna Manual on Human Rights. Hg.: Manfred Nowak, Karolina Januszewski und Tina Hofstätter. Wien, Graz [u.a.]: nwv [u.a.], 2012. S. 198-203.