If Rights are for All, Why Special Rights for Some?
From SDG Academy on 7 August, 2019
International law protects the few from the tyranny of the majority because marginalized groups are further away from sites of power. While by law we are all equal, in actual practice there is a gap in access to rights due to entrenched poverty and social exclusion. Indigenous people are often one of these marginalized groups, along with migrant workers, refugees, children, women, people with disabilities, and people with non-normative sexual orientations, among others.