CESR works to promote social justice through human rights. They advocate the right of every human being to education, health, food, water, housing, work, and other economic, social and cultural rights essential to human dignity.
A collaborative initiative of groups and individuals from around the world working to strengthen economic, social, and cultural rights by working with organizations and activists worldwide to engage in advocacy and provide information-sharing and networking. The Network's Caselaw Database brings jurisprudence, cases, and other decisions on economic and social themes for 100 countries around the world.
Known as the intellectual agency of the United Nations, UNESCO builds intercultural understanding, pursues scientific cooperation, mobilizes for education, protects freedom of expression, and builds network among nations of the world.
Contains documents from 483 non-governmental human rights organizations (NGOs) worldwide, some of which have a universal scope, whilst others focus on the attainment of human rights in a specific area of the world.
Human Rights Documents Online contains documents collected since 1980 by the Human Rights Internet, the unofficial depository for documentation produced by more than 480 non-governmental human rights organizations throughout the world. Reports may be universal in scope or focus on a specific area of the world. Users can find documents by using a keyword search or browsing by country. The database is updated regularly.
"an independent advocacy and action organization that challenges America to live up to its ideals. We believe American leadership is essential in the global struggle for human rights, so we press the U.S. government and private companies to respect human rights and the rule of law."
The official United States Government website for human rights related information. Contains news, reports, and explanatory information from the US Department of State, and other USG agencies. Includes links to:
The Department of Labor's annual Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor focuses on the efforts of certain U.S. trade beneficiary countries and territories to eliminate the worst forms of child labor through legislation, enforcement mechanisms, policies and social programs.
United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women. UN Women works to support inter-governmental bodies, such as the Commission on the Status of Women, in their formulation of policies, global standards and norms to eliminate discrimination against women and girls, empower women, and achieve equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action, and peace and security.
A Project of the Advocates for Human Rights, Stop Violence Against Women is a forum for information, advocacy, and change in the promotion of women's human rights around the world. Special areas of work include: domestic violence, trafficking in women, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and gender violence worldwide.
An international resource and communications center that serves activists, scholars, and organizations throughout the world to develop equality between women and men through the use of international human rights principles and processes.
"The ACLU works to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people can live openly without discrimination and enjoy equal rights, personal autonomy, and freedom of expression and association."
A leading international organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people experiencing discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
NCLR’s programs focus on employment, immigration, youth, elder law, transgender law, sports, marriage, relationship protections, reproductive rights, and family law create safer homes, safer jobs, and a more just world.
Works to "protect the rights and address the needs of persons in forced or voluntary migration worldwide by advancing fair and humane public policy, facilitating and providing direct professional services, and promoting the full participation of migrants in community life."
An international non-profit organization working with societies in transition to address legacies of massive human rights violations and build civic trust in state institutions as protectors of human rights.