ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Human Rights Approach

Official Development Assistance

Official development assistance (ODA) is one of the most effective methods of promoting development in low-income countries. However, the idea of development itself has changed significantly over the years, and ODA has increasingly come to incorporate the human rights approach to development. Developing countries can draw up a basic framework incorporating the requirements of growth without violating other rights, and industrial countries can then raise the funds needed for development assistance. The human rights approach has the advantage of the recognition that the rights are universal and the responsibility of fulfilling those rights is also universal.



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