Assessment 2A: Individual written essay (20%) Due date: eek 6 Word Count: 1000-1200 words Human rights are rights herent to all human beings, regardless of sex, race, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, age, disability, or any her status. For this assessment task, you are required to rite an essay (WOO - 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:
3eople with disabilities
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
your essay, you are required to review, analyse and draw om relevant human rights documents (listed below) and Dm current evidence to explain:
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 https://humanrights.gov.au/about/what-are-human-rights to access the following:
• The Universal Declaration of Human Rights • International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
• 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 Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
• Convention on the Rights of the Child
• Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Use APA 7 referencing. Your essay should include at least 8 (scholarly) journal articles or books. The format of your essay will be discussed in greater detail during tutorials. Do NOT utilize sources such as www.tutor2u.com and other such web materials as these in no way constitute academic references for the purpose of your assignments. If you rely on such sources for theoretical support you will be deemed NOT to have met the requirements of the assessment