A basic tenet of human rights requires particular attention be paid to vulnerable and marginalized populations in the realization of human rights.
10. From the perspective of linguistics, what, if any, persons or communities require special protection in the realization of this right? (e.g., scientists, clinical trial participants, minority students, women, convicted prisoners)
11. What barriers exist for the general public in terms of availability of, and access to, the benefits of linguistics?
12. The development, growth and diffusion of science can be impacted by the intellectual property laws adopted and trade agreements entered into by governments. How do government actions of this kind impact the development of science and technology and dissemination of the benefits of science within linguistics?
When you think about the right to enjoy the benefits of progress in linguistics, is there any other issue that you think we should consider and discuss?