Individual Complaint Procedures under the United Nations Human Rights Treaties

MH-worX is offering people who believe they have had there  human rights violated in Australia an opportunity to have their concerns addressed by completing an Individual Complaint Procedures under the United Nations Human Rights Treaties

The Individual Complaint Procedures under the United Nations Human Rights Treaties sheet explains the procedures open to individuals who claim to be victims of violations of rights contained in international human rights treaties.

It is through individual complaints that human rights are given concrete meaning. In the adjudication of individual cases, international norms that may otherwise seem general and abstract are put into practical effect. When applied to a person’s real-life situation, the standards contained in international human rights treaties find their most direct application. The resulting body of decisions may guide States, civil society and individuals in interpreting the contemporary meaning of these treaties.


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