Human Rights and Refugees

WOMEN

Los derechos de la mujer son derechos humanos

3 Jan 2017
La igualdad entre mujeres y hombres y la eliminación de todas las formas de discriminación contra la mujer forman parte de los derechos humanos fundamentales y de los valores de las Naciones Unidas. A pesar de ello, a lo largo de su vida, las mujeres de todo el mundo sufren regularmente vulneraci...
GLOBAL RPT TRAFFICK IN PERSON 2016

Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2016

Series:
Global Report on Trafficking in Persons
3 Jan 2017
The UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2016 is the third of its kind mandated by the United Nations General Assembly. In July 2010, the UNGA adopted the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons. The Report covers and provides an overview of patterns and flows of trafficki...
UNIV DECLAR HUMAN RIGHTS R6 (M) HC

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Dignity and Justice for All (Hardcopy Multilingual Edition)

13 Dec 2016
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is the first international agreement setting out freedoms, rights and entitlements for all humanity to claim. It emphasizes the inextricable relationship between fundamental freedoms and social justice, and their connection with peace and security....
UNIV DECLAR HUMAN RIGHTS R6 (M)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Multilingual Edition)

8 Dec 2016
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is the first international agreement setting out freedoms, rights and entitlements for all humanity to claim. It emphasizes the inextricable relationship between fundamental freedoms and social justice, and their connection with peace and security....
UPROOTED

Uprooted

The Growing Crisis for Refugee and Migrant Children

14 Oct 2016
The growing crisis of refugee and migrant children' presents, for the first time, comprehensive, global data about refugee and migrant children - where they were born, where they move and some of the dangers they face along the way. The report sheds light on the truly global nature of childhood m...
DEATH PENALTY AND THE VICTIMS

Death Penalty and the Victims

5 Oct 2016
This book includes perspectives from a broad range of victims. While some of them are family members of the crime victims, others are victims of the human rights violations in application of the death penalty, of its brutality and traumatic effects. Victims’ perspectives, taken holistically, mak...
YOUTH: REALITIES AND CHALLENGES FO

Youth: Realities and Challenges for Achieving Development with Equality

Series:
ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL
8 Sep 2016
This book offers a portrayal of the opportunities for social inclusion afforded to young people in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a view to building stronger youth policies in the region. The youth population must be included in development processes if progress is to be made towards more ...
HUMAN RIGHTS & TRADITION JUSTI

Human Rights and Traditional Justice Systems in Africa

8 Sep 2016
Human rights issues relating to traditional justice systems in Africa have rarely been addressed in detail. This publication defines the nature and characteristics of traditional justice systems, including issues related to jurisdiction, community involvement, composition, and a primary focus on ...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2016

The State of the World's Children 2016

A Fair Chance for Every Child

Series:
State of the World's Children
28 Jun 2016
The State of the World’s Children 2016, a UNICEF flagship report, argues that progress for the most disadvantaged children and families is the defining condition for delivering on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. Millions of children’s lives around the world are blighted for no reason othe...
FAIRNESS FOR CHILDREN

Fairness for Children

A League Table of Inequality in Child Well-being in Rich Countries

Series:
Innocenti Report Card
9 May 2016
This Report Card presents an overview of inequalities in child well-being in 41 countries of the European Union (EU) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). It focuses on ‘bottom-end inequality’ – the gap between children at the bottom and those in the middle – and ...