In contrast to the ASEAN Charter, the People's Charter
interprets a people-oriented ASEAN as one which is people-centred and people-empowered.
On 5th March, 27 more women were arrested as they marched in Gweru demanding social justice through the People's Charter
, and nine more women were arrested when they attempted to bring food to their sisters in jail.
PHM is bound by a commitment to the People's Charter
for Health and includes country circles, issue circles and affiliates who are actively involved in advancing the work of the PHM.
The Young People's Charter
, Bronze Award, recognises young-people-friendly organisations.
But it is less than politic to decry the limits of a subject that encompasses most of the major social and political issues of the era extending from the Bastille to the People's Charter
. In some ways, then, this volume mimics the strengths and weaknesses of early-nineteenth-century discourse: the interest occasioned by the reproduction of source content proves more compelling than the subtlety of the argument.
Accompanying this text is a reproduction of the original Declaration of Alma-Ata, the basis for the demands of the WGNRR as well as those of the People's Charter
for Health, which was approved and opened for endorsement at the People's Health Assembly meeting in Savar, Bangladesh, in December 2000.
A "People's Charter
for Health" issued by the PHA asserted that health is a human right and that "health and human rights should prevail over economic and political concerns," and it called for the provision of "universal and comprehensive primary health care, irrespective of people's ability to pay."
1839: More than three million signed the People's Charter
, demanding the right to vote with a mass march on Parliament.
Against selfishness, such a resurrected "American Left" would devise "a People's Charter
," a list of constantly published and reiterated specific reforms, "imprinted on the memory both of professional people and of those who clean the professionals' toilets." Then we can achieve "our country."
"Nothing would do more" to further that goal than consensus on "a People's Charter
, a list of specific reforms." Achieving Our Country is disappointingly vague about the substance of such a charter, but in a recent article in The Nation [December 22, 1997], Rorty tentatively offered campaign finance reform, universal health insurance and abolition of the local financing of public education as his three lead items.
The name of the movement came from the 1838 "six-point People's Charter
," which demanded universal suffrage (for men), secret-ballot voting, annual elections, equal electoral districts, no property qualifications for members of Parliament, and payment for service as a member of Parliament.
A People's Charter
: The Pursuit of Rights in America.