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ABC del DIT Una Base de Conocimiento de Desarrollo Infantil Temprano
ABC of ECD: An Early Child Development Knowledge Base
Action Aid, Learning About Rights, December 2001
Amnesty International USA - Human Rights Educators Network
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Bar Association, The CEDAW Assessment Tool, 2002
American Federation of Teachers
American Truths Multimedia Presentations about the UDHR and CEDAW
Amnesty International Human Rights Education - Links
Amnesty International Online
Amnesty International USA- Human Rights Education
Amnesty International, 10 Basic Human Rights Standards for Law Enforcement Officials, 1998
Amnesty International, A 12-Point Guide for Good Practice in the Training and Education for Human Rights of Government Officials, 1998
Amnesty International, Combating Torture: A Manual for Action, 2002
Amnesty International, International Human Rights Standards and Education, 1998
Amnesty International, Monitoring and Reporting Human Rights Violations in Africa: A Handbook for Community Activists, 2002
Amnesty International, The UN and refugees’ human rights: a manual on how UN human rights mechanism can protect the rights of refugees, 1997
Amnesty International/Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, Monitoring and Investigating Death in Custody, 2000
Amnesty International/Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, Monitoring and Investigating Excessive Use of Force, 2000
Amnesty International/Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, Monitoring and Investigating Human Rights Abuses in Armed Conflict, 2001
Amnesty International/Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, Monitoring and Investigating Political Killings, 2000
Amnesty International/Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, Monitoring and Investigating Torture, Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment and Prison Conditions, 2000
Arab Americans
Arab Cultural Community
Article 19, Freedom of Expression Manual, 1993
Article 19, The Virtual Freedom of Expression Handbook
Artists Against Racism
Asian Human Rights Commission, Human Rights Monitoring and Fact-Finding, 2000
Asian Regional Resource Center for Human Rights Education, Human Rights Education Pack, 1995
Association for the Prevention of Torture/ODIHR (A. Corbaz), Monitoring Places of Detention: A Practical Guide for NGOs, 2002
The Australian Community Action Kit on Racism
B.E.S.T. Education Search Engine and Awards
Backward Society Education
BBC World Service Program - "I Have a Right To..."
Bill of Rights Institute
Broad Meadows School: A School for Iqbal Fund, USA
Brussels Declaration on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, 2002
CARE (P. O’Brien), Benefits-Harm Handbook and Facilitation Manual, 2001
CARE, Advocacy Tools and Guidelines: Promoting Policy Change, 2001
Carnegie Council Human Rights Initiative
The Catalyst Centre for Popular Education and Research
Centre de Conseils et d'appuis pour les Jeunes en Matière de Droits de l'Homme (CODAP)
Centre for Citizenship and Human Rights Education
Centre for Human Evolution Studies
Centre for Law Enforcement Education (CLEEN)
Choices Education Program - Brown University
Columbia University Human Rights Advocates Training Program
Columbia University Human Rights Center (P. Martin), Self-Help Human Rights Education Handbook, 1996
Committee on Teaching about the UN
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Council of Europe, Discussion Tools: A Police and Human Rights Trainer’s Manual
Council of Europe, Handbook No. 1: The right to respect for private and family life. A guide to the implementation of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, 2001
Council of Europe, Handbook No. 4: The right to property. A guide to the implementation of Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the European Convention on Human Rights, 2001
Council of Europe, Human Rights and the Police: A Workbook for Practice-Oriented Teaching, 1998
Council of Europe, Human Rights and their Protection under International Law
Council of Europe, Teaching Guide to the European Convention on Human Rights, 1997
Council of Europe, VIP Guide: Vision, Innovation and Professionalism in Policing Violence against Women and Children
Creativity Cafe KidCast for Peace / Solutions for a Better World
Cultural Survival
Danish Centre for Human Rights, Human Rights and the Police: A Training Manual, 1999
Defence for Children International, International Standards Concerning the Rights of the Child
The Dialogue to Action Initiative
Diplomacy Training Program, Human Rights Defender Manual, 2001
Early Child Development -Human Development Department - World Bank
Education Now
Education Place
Educators for Social Responsibility
El Centro de Paz
Electronic Activist
Electronic Embassy
Asociación España con ANCUR
European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratization
European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, Human Security: Manual on Human Rights, 2003
European Youth Campaign Educational Materials
Facing History and Ourselves
Feeding Minds, Fighting Hunger
Food First
Forest Peoples Programme (F. MacKay), A Guide to Indigenous Peoples Rights in the Inter-American Human Rights System, 2001
Freedom House
Front Line, Civil and Political Rights Manual: Using International Human Rights Mechanisms and Procedures: An Online Manual for Human Rights Defenders,
Front Line, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Online Manual
Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network
Global Rights, Using the Inter-American System for Human Rights, 2004
Global SchoolNet Foundation Home Page
Growing Communities for Peace
Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights Poland, How to Protect Human Rights
HREA Guidelines for National Plans of Action for Human Rights Education
Peace Center, Theosophical Society in the Philippines
Huma Rights Education Associates
Human Rights Commission
Human Rights Education Associates
Human Rights Education Listserve Archive
Human Rights Educational Facts Sheet
Human Rights Fact List
Human Rights Internet, An Introduction to Human Rights and Development, 2003
The Human Rights Pathway
Human Rights Philosophy Forum
Human Rights Research and Education Centre - University of Ottawa
Human Rights Resource Center (University of Minnesota), The Human Rights Education Series
Human Rights Resource Center Materials
Human Rights Resource Center
Human Rights Syllabi for the College Classroom
Human Rights Video Clips
Human Rights: A basic Handbook for UN Staff
Humanity in Action
Human-Language Page
HURIDOCS (M. Guzman and B. Verstappen), Human Rights Monitoring and Documentation Series, Vol. 1: What Is Monitoring, 2003
HURIDOCS (M. Guzman and B. Verstappen), Human Rights Monitoring and Documentation Series, Vol. 2: What Is Documentation, 2003
ICRC (C. de Rover), To Serve and to Protect: Human Rights and Humanitarian Law for Police and Security Forces, 1998
Independent Zenica
Instituite for Democratic Education
International Council on Human Rights Policy
International Human Rights Internship Program/Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development, Circle of Rights: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Activism: A Training Resource, 2000
International Human Rights Internship Program/M. Biokno, A Rights-Based Approach Towards Budget Analysis, 1999
International Human Rights Law Group (A. Jordan), The Annotated Guide to the Complete UN Trafficking Protocol, 2002
International Human Rights Network, Learning – To Integrate Human Rights, 1999
International Human Rights Network, Towards Effective Training for Field Human Rights Tasks, 1996
International Human Rights Instruments - Education Human Rights
International Law Program
International Law - Stanford University
International Programme on Reproductive and Sexual Health Law of the Faculty of Law: A Handbook for advocacy in the African Human Rights System
International Trauma Studies Program
International Human Rights - Prof. Donna E. Arzt
IPU/UNHCR, Handbook for Parliamentarians: Refugee Protection: A Guide to International Refugee Law, 2001
Justice Learning
Justice Talking
K-12 Electronic Guide for African Resources on the Internet
King’s College London: International Centre for Prison Studies (A. Cole), A Human Rights Approach to Prison Management: Handbook for Prison Staff, 2002
Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations
Lincoln-Douglas Debate and Human Rights
M.A. In Understanding and Securing Human Rights
Martin Luther King, Jr. Education Site
Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights
Minnesota Center for Community Legal Education
National Center for Human Rights Education (CHRE)
National Center for Human Rights Education
National Center for Human Rights Education
Native Web
Natural Child Project
NECA - Teaching for Change
No Peace Without Justice/UNICEF, International Criminal Justice and Children, 2002
Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission/British Irish Rights Watch, Human Wrongs, Human Rights: A guide to the human rights machinery of the United Nations
Norwegian Helsinki Committee, Election Observation Manual 1/2000, 2000
Norwegian Institute of Human Rights, Manual on Human Rights Monitoring: An Introduction for Human Rights Field Officers, 2002
Notable Citizens of Planet Earth
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Nutrition Rights
OHCHR Fact Sheet No.2 (Rev.1), The International Bill of Human Rights
OHCHR Fact Sheet No.7/Rev.1, Complaint Procedures
OHCHR Manual on Human Rights Reporting, 1997
OHCHR Summary of national initiatives undertaken within the Decade for Human Rights Education (1995-2004)
OHCHR World Programme for Human Rights Education
OHCHR, ABC – Teaching Human Rights: Practical Activities for Primary and Secondary Schools
OHCHR, Draft Guidelines: A Human Rights Approach to Poverty Reduction Strategies, 2002
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 10: The Rights of the Child
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 11: Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 12: The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 15: Civil and Political Rights: The Human Rights Committee
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 16: The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 17: The Committee against Torture
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 18: Minority Rights
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 20: Human Rights and Refugees
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 21: The Human Right to Adequate Housing
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 22: Discrimination Against Women: The Convention and the Committee
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 23: Harmful Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 25: Forced Evictions and Human Rights
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 27: Seventeen Frequently Asked Questions about United Nations Special Rapporteurs
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 29: Human Rights Defenders: Protecting the Right to Defend Human Rights
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 4: Combating Torture
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 6: Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances
OHCHR, Fact Sheet No. 9: The Rights of Indigenous Peoples
OHCHR, Handbook on National Human Rights Plans of Action, 2002
OHCHR, HIV/AIDS and Human Rights: International Guidelines: Access to Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support – Revised Guideline 6, 2002
OHCHR, Human Rights and Law Enforcement: A Manual on Human Rights Training for the Police
OHCHR, Human Rights and Prisons: A Training Package for Prison Officials, 2004
OHCHR, Human Rights Training: A Manual on Human Rights Training Methodology
OHCHR, Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights and Human Trafficking, 2002
OHCHR, Resource Database on Rights-Based Approaches to Development for Practitioners in Asia-Pacific
OHCHR, The Istanbul Protocol: Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment Punishment, 2001
OHCHR, Training Manual on Human Rights Monitoring, 2001
OHCHR, UN Guide for Indigenous Peoples, 2001
OHCHR, UN Guide for Minorities
OHCHR/IBA, Human Rights in the Administration of Justice: A Manual on Human Rights for Judges, Prosecutors and Lawyers, 2003
One World Guide to Internet Reference
One World, Our World
Open Society Archives at Central European University
Open Society Institute (F. Tibbitts), An Annotated Primer for Selecting Democratic and Human Rights Education Teaching Materials, 1997
OSCE, Handbook for Domestic Election Observers, 2003
OSCE, Individual Human Rights Complaints: A Handbook for OSCE Field Personnel, 2003
OSCE, National Referral Mechanisms: Joining Efforts to Protect the Rights of Trafficked Persons
OSCE, Preventing Torture: A Handbook for OSCE Field Staff, 1999
OSCE, The ODIHR Election Observation Handbook, 1999
Overseas Development Institute, What Can We Do With a Rights-Based Approach to Development?, 1999
Pacific Institute (P. Gleick), The Human Right to Water, 1999
Participatory Avenues- Integrated Approaches to Participatory Development
Partners in Human Rights Education
Peace Action
Peace and Security Integrated Internet Resource Guide
Penal Reform International, Making Standards Work: An International Handbook on Good Prison Practice, 2001
People's Decade of Human Rights Education
Pocket Guide on Basic Human Rights Instruments, 1998
Project Central America
Project Ploughshares: Canada's Ecumenical Peace Coalition
Reproductive Health Response in Conflict Consortium, Raising Awareness for Reproductive Health in Complex Emergencies, 2002
Retanet: Resources for Teaching About the Americas
Right Margin: Computer Education in Developing Countries
Right to Education Project
Rights & Wrongs: Human Rights Television
S & F Online
Save the Children, Child Rights Programming - How to Apply Rights Approaches in Programming, 2002
Save the Children/UNHCR, Action for the Rights of Children: A Rights-Based Training and Capacity Building Initiative
Secondary Teaching Material on the Death Penalty
Soulforce: The Power of Nonviolence
Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights on the right to education
Summer University on Human Rights - Geneva
SUN University
T. Barrameda/L. Espallardo, Learning, Reflecting and Acting for a Human Rights Future: A Training Manual for the Education of the Human Right to Housing in Urban Communities, 1996
Teaching About the UN
Teaching Human Rights Online
Terre des Hommes Nepal, Digital Library
The Asssociation for Peace Education Dadalos Sarajevo
The Center for Economic Conversion
The Electronic Resource Centre (maintained by HREA)
The People's Decade of Human Rights Education
The People's Movement for Human Rights Education
The Phil Hardin Foundation
The Right to Education - UNICEF
The Sojourn Project
UN Centre for Human Rights, Human Rights and Elections: A Handbook on the Legal, Technical and Human Rights Aspects of Elections, 1994
UN Development Fund for Women, Gender, HIV and Human Rights: A Training Manual, 2000
UN DPKO, Lessons Learned from Security Threats in Refugee Camps, 1999
UNDP, Human Rights Based Approach Check List for Programme Staff, 2003
UNDP, Poverty Reduction and Human Rights: A Practice Note, 2003
UNDP, UNDP and Human Rights: Questions and Answers
UNESCO/UNAIDS, HIV/AIDS and Human Rights: A Kit of Ideas for Youth Organisations
UNHCR - Education Materials
UNHCR, A UNHCR Handbook for the Military on Humanitarian Operations, 1995
UNHCR, Handbook for Emergencies, 2001
UNHCR, Human Rights and Refugee Protection Training Module, 1995
UNHCR, Partnership: Operations Management Handbook for UNHCR’s Partners, 2003
UNHCR, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence against Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Guidelines for Prevention and Response, 2003
UNHCR, UNHCR Manual on Refugee Protection and the European Convention on Human Rights, 2004
UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Ensuring the Rights of Indigenous Children, 2004
UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Trafficking in Human Beings, Especially Women and Children, in Africa, 2004
UNICEF, Innocenti Digest No. 3: Juvenile Justice, 1998
UNICEF, Standard Generic Training Module (SGTM) 6D: Child Protection
UNICEF, Training of Trainers: Gender-Based Violence Focusing on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
United Nations Association of Minnesota
United Nations Development Fund for Women
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
United Nations Scholars' Workstation Home Page at Yale University
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Universal Rights Network
University of Essex (C. Giffard), The Torture Reporting Handbook, 2000
University of Essex Human Rights Centre (C. Foley), Combating Torture: A Manual for Judges and Prosecutors, 2003
University of Essex Human Rights Centre (K. Thompson and C. Giffard), Reporting Killings as Human Rights Violations Handbook, 2002
University of Oxford Refugee Studies Centre, The Refugee Experience: Psychosocial Training Module
US Constitution Online
Virtual Schoolhouse
W. O’Neill, A Humanitarian Practitioner’s Guide to International Human Rights Law, 1999
War Crimes Studies Center- UC Berkeley
WHO, 25 Questions & Answers on Health & Human Rights, 2002
Women's Human Rights: a Manual for Education and Action on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Women's World Organization for Rights, Literature, and Development
World Wise Schools
Young Media


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