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SOWK 4540: Diversity in the Helping Professions: Human Rights Project

Dr. Cecila Thomas. SOWK 4540 library class page.


Human rights megasites

Amnesty International
Read Amnesty's annual reports which discuss human rights conditions by country and region, check out current news and links to related sites.

Human Rights by Country
Read Amnesty International's reports of human rights in other countries.

Fourth World Atlas Project
From the Center for World Indigenous Studies, this website is indexed by ethnicity.

Human Rights Watch
Read detailed information about human rights conditions by country and region. Very up-to-date.

United Nations Human Rights Web site
Read fact sheets, press releases, reports, resolutions, and legislation produced by the United Nations.

Women's Human Rights Resources
"This list of international women's human rights websites is compiled by lawyers and librarians, and is meant to assist those interested in the legal aspects of women's human rights." Organized into various issues such as education, rights of girls, violence against women and so on.

US and UN Information on Human Rights

The Government Documents Department Staff can assist with finding information from governments and international organizations.  The Government Documents Library is located in the Sycamore Library, in Sycamore Hall. You can visit in person or can email the Government Documents Department at:

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