Human Rights and Human Diversity

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Primary subject databases
Database Description
PAIS Index International index to various types of publications on public/social policy and social sciences. Includes PAIS Archive. View Full Description
ProQuest databases (all) Search all ProQuest databases at once. View Full Description
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts Citations and abstracts for publications in political science and related fields. View Full Description

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Secondary subject databases
Database Description
Official Documentation System Includes all types of official United Nations (UN) freely available, full-text documents. Does not include sales publications or treaties. View Full Description
Readex Access UN Full-text documents and citations to official UN masthead documents on microfiche. Retrieve the microfiche by document number from the Readex microfiche collection, 3rd floor. View Full Description

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Tertiary subject databases
Database Description
Canada Commons Collection of Canadian books and public documents. View Full Description
Encyclopedia of Human Rights
Human rights theory, practice, law and history. Online version of five-volume print edition.
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Reports submitted by the U.S. Dept. of State to the U.S. Congress
Global Fund for Women
Links to many sites world-wide on human rights and women's issues.
Human Rights Internet
Search human rights web sites by content, issues, keywords, geographical focus. Also includes Human Rights Mailing Lists.
Human Rights Web.
Organizations and internet resources.
INCORE (Initiative on Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity)
Provides annotated lists of resources relating to human rights, conflict, and ethnicity for 42 countries. This includes news, email lists and newsgroups, articles and documents, maps, NGOs, and other related resources. Over two hundred full-text peace agreements can also be accessed via an interactive map.
Stop Violence Against Women
From Amnesty International. Includes fact sheets, news about current campaigns, related links.
University of Minnesota Human Rights Library
Very comprehensive and well-designed site. Use graphical browser.
Women's Human Rights Resources (University of Toronto, Bora Laskin Law Library)
Articles, documents and links to other web sites on aspects of women's human rights.