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Human rights resources

Posted by Megan on June 6, 2011

The most recent issue of College & Research Libraries News has a column that compiles key resources for human rights research.

Read the full article for descriptions of the resources:

Search engines and gateways

Human Security Gateway. http://www.humansecuritygateway.com/.

HuriSearch. http://www.hurisearch.org/.

University of Minnesota Human Rights Library. http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/.

Organizations broad in scope

Amnesty International. http://amnesty.org/en.

Human Rights Watch (HRW). http://www.hrw.org/.

United Nations (UN). http://www.un.org/en/rights/ and UN Research Guide page: http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/resguide/spechr.htm.

United States Department of State. http://www.state.gov/g/drl/hr/.

Organizations with special focus

AAAS Science and Human Rights Program (SHRP). http://shr.aaas.org/.

Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI). http://www.anhri.net/en/.

Business and Human Rights Resource Centre. http://www.business-humanrights.org/.

Child Rights Information Network (CRIN). http://www.crin.org/.

Global Witness.http://www.globalwitness.org/.

International Labour Organization (ILO). http://www.ilo.org/global/lang–en/index.htm.

Minority Rights Group International (MRGI). http://www.minorityrights.org/.

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