TASK – This task requires students to compose an essay addressing the below question. Adhering to the marking rubric provided, the task shall be graded based on the quality of student argument, research conducted and ability to address the question itself.
Write an essay that addresses the following question: In the words of former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Louise Arbour: ‘The obligation to respect and enforce human rights rests on states’.
Explain how international human rights are implemented within Australian law. Describe the human rights protections available to Australians at both the domestic and international levels. Discuss two international treaties and outline and discuss how each of them have shaped government policy and Australian law within the context of human services.
Before providing your response you should: Ensure you consider Articles in the UN Charter and the International Bill of Human Rights together with relevant domestic law and use examples to illustrate your argument. I have chosen for the two international treaties: – UN Convention on the Rights of the Child — https://www.ohchr.org/en/instruments-mechanisms/instruments/convention-rights-child – United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organised Crime, 2000 —