Balancing protection and pragmatism: a framework for NGO accountability in rights-based approaches.

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In the classic understanding of human rights obligations, the state is considered the primary duty-bearer. Governments, however, are increasingly handing over their function of delivering health services to NGOs. This article argues that because of these new and increasing responsibilities, NGOs should also be seen as duty-bearers required to uphold rights… (More)

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@article{Mayhew2006BalancingPA, title={Balancing protection and pragmatism: a framework for NGO accountability in rights-based approaches.}, author={Susannah H Mayhew and Megan Douthwaite and Michael F. Hammer}, journal={Health and human rights}, year={2006}, volume={9 2}, pages={180-206} }