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HUMAN RGHTS & DISABILITY

Human Rights and Disability

The Current Use and Future Potential of United Nations Human Rights Instruments in the Context of Disability

12 Dec 2002
This study looks at the current use and future potential of the United Nations’ human rights instruments in the field of disability. The world’s perspective shifted over the past two decades. People with disabilities used to be perceived as creating problems; now they are considered holders of ri...
INTL COVENANT ON CIVIL & POLITICAL

Selected Decisions of the Human Rights Committee under the Optional Protocol

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

21 Feb 2003
This report is produced in line with the Human Rights Committee’s decision to have it’s work disseminated to a larger audience. It includes 16 opinions expressed in seven Human Rights Committee sessions, the thirty-third to the thirty-ninth, covering the period July 1988 – July 1990.
ABOLISHING SLAVERY & ITS CONTEM

Abolishing Slavery and Its Contemporary Forms

6 Jun 2003
This review summarizes the core international law against slavery, its origins, and the progress of the international campaign to abolish slave trade and slavery. The subjects that are covered include: the legal instruments and institutions that have been established to combat slavery (including...
ABC TEACHING HUMAN RGHTS PRAC

ABC Teaching Human Rights

Practical Activities for Primary and Secondary Schools

14 Jan 2005
This publication aims to serve as a user-friendly tool for human rights education and a multi-coloured umbrella covering a number of basic human rights areas. It offers practical advice to teachers and other educators who want to foster human rights awareness and action among primary and secondar...
HUMAN RGHTS COMPI 2003 (CD)

Human Rights

A Compilation of International Instruments - Universal Instruments (CD-ROM)

12 Mar 2004
This CD-ROM contains an electronic version of the publication “Human Rights: A Compilation of International Instruments”. It assembles universal conventions, treaties, declarations and agreements designed to protect and promote an array of civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights. T...
HUMAN RGHTS COMPI V1 P1&2 (BK&CD)

Human Rights

A Compilation of International Instruments - Universal Instruments (Set of Book & CD-ROM)

5 May 2006
This essential publication presents an extensive collection of existing human rights instruments adopted at both universal and regional levels. It includes the Millennium Declaration, the Statute of the International Criminal Court, the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, and the Universal Dec...
SELEC DECIS HUMAN RIGHTS COM V4

Selected Decisions of the Human Rights Committee under the Optional Protocol

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

14 Jan 2005
The Human Rights Committee started its work under the Optional Protocol at its second session in 1977. From then until its forty-sixth session in 1992, 524 communications relating to alleged violations by 66 States Parties were placed before it for consideration. This volume presents interlocutor...
ECON SOC & CULT RIGHTS HNDBK

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Handbook for National Human Rights Institutions

Series:
Professional Training Series in Human Rights
9 Sep 2005
This handbook’s aim is to assist national human rights institutions in the development of policies, processes and skills to integrate economic, social and cultural rights further into their work. It examines ways in which national institutions’ legal mandates can be interpreted to these rights wi...
SELEC DECIS HUMAN RIGHTS COM V5

Selected Decisions of the Human Rights Committee under the Optional Protocol

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

12 Aug 2005
The Human Rights Committee started its work under the Optional Protocol at its second session in 1977. From then until its fifty-fifth session in 1995, 675 communications relating to alleged violations by 49 States Parties were placed before it for consideration. This volume presents interlocutor...
REBUILDING LIVES 25 YEARS UNITED

Rebuilding Lives

25 Years United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture

28 Jul 2006
This publication, presented in plain language and with an appealing layout, examines the legal and medical definitions of torture, how and why it happens, the impact it has on victims, what makes torture different from other human rights violations, as well as ways in which it can be effectively ...