The commitment of migrant associations, organizations, and the academy for human rights of people on the move

The text is developed in three main parts. Initially, a few reflections are made about the premises that characterize the approach to the topic in a perspective "starting from below". Following, are brief observations on the methodologies and objectives of the study and on the commitment with human rights of people and groups in mobility, and, finally, the article presents elements of analysis of three experience typologies of base organizations on the theme of human mobility, its protagonists' rights, and the search for migration policies directed by, or at least that respect, the human rights of people in mobility and of their families.

human rights; migrants; migrant associations; civil society organizations

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