Human Rights Issues

Access Human Rights

Posts links to resources on the social issue. Sources comes from news publishers and government bodies.

All Girls Allowed

Organization that combats gendercide and female infanticide in China.

American Civil Liberties Union

National organization defending individual rights and liberties. Offers news, press releases, and information on campaigns in free speech, racial justice, religious liberty, criminal justice, and more.

Anti-Slavery International

Human rights organization working against slavery and related abuses, such as human trafficking, bonded labor, and child labor.

Bayefsky.com

Provides data and reports regarding the UN treaties on human rights.

The Business of Torture

Shows various articles and literature about the use of torture on different countries. Also discusses the psychological and physical effects.

The Center for Justice and Accountability

Discusses project highlights, donation opportunities, and court cases of the organization.

Characters Unite

Banding together to fight discrimination, prejudice, and preconceived ideas of society.

Citizens Commission On Human Rights

Investigates and exposes human rights violations in the psychiatric industries. Provides information on issues, topics, news, and programs.

ColorQ Human Rights Corner

Highlights the worldwide human rights violations focusing on stories that receive little attention from the media.

Commission on Human Security

Shows reports regarding the projects of the commission looking into human rights violations.

Concise Guide to Human Rights on the Internet

Contains tips for finding information on human rights topics within the online community.

Conectas

Facilitates research and legal action regarding violations within the South American territories.

Cyber-Rights & Cyber Liberties

Nonprofit civil liberties organization created to foster and raise public awareness about free speech and privacy on the web.

Derechos Cafe - A Human Rights Hangout

Features a directory that offers links to articles, news highlights, and support communities regarding the social issue.

Health and Human Rights

International journal serving as a forum for action-oriented dialogue on health and human rights issues. Seeks to enhance access to human rights knowledge in the health field.

Human Right Internet

Devoted to the exchange of information within the worldwide human rights community.

Human Rights Education Associates

International non-governmental organisation that supports human rights learning, the training of activists, the development of educational materials, and community-building through on-line technologies.

Human Rights First

Posts news, video clips, and opinion pieces covering human rights from around the world.

Human Rights Research and Education Center

Details of publications, events, program, courses and news.

Human Rights Watch

Organization dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. Offers news, commentary, and user forums.

HumanRights.com

Offers facts on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Institute for Race and Justice

Institution dedicated to the advocacy of the African American lawyer Charles Hamilton Houston.

Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights

Examines far-right, Tea Party Nationalism, anti-Semite and racist groups and educates the public and shows ways to get involved.

International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

A coalition of over 150 member organisations working for human rights; includes resources on current issues, listing of members, a news section organized by region and country, and how to get involved.

International Society for Health and Human Rights

Association for health workers engaged in work with persons and communities affected by human rights violations provides details of membership, sponsors, workshops and conference, archive and travel and visa information.

Justice-Generation

Organization working to end human trafficking via movie creation, advocacy, rescue, and aftercare. http://www.facebook.com/TradeofInnocents toimovie

Liberation

Organization which campaigns for freedom, human rights, anti-racism, economic justice, peace and disarmament.

Logo Design Challenge for Human Rights

Create the most identifiable logo for human rights which can be adopted worldwide.

National Religious Campaign Against Torture

Details of the campaign plus press releases and various reports.

No More Guantánamos

Organization working to ensure justice for the prisoners at Guantánamo Bay, Bagram air base Afghanistan, and other offshore prison sites maintained by the CIA and the Pentagon.

SlaveryMap

Records and displays instances of human trafficking across the globe.

South Asia Forum for Human Rights (SAFHR)

Regional public forum dedicated to the promotion of respect for human rights. Facilitates the generation of new ideas and strategies on the linkage of human rights, peace, and democracy.

Survival International

Organization supporting tribal peoples’ right to decide their own future, and helping them protect their lives, lands and human rights.

Teachers Against Prejudice

Non profit group providing training and resources to help combat bigotry. Includes details of workshops, events, membership and volunteer opportunities.

Teaching Tolerance

Provides free anti-bias educational materials; includes details of teaching kits and classroom materials.

UN: Human Rights

United Nations site offering news, information, and updates on human rights around the globe.

US Campaign for Burma

Human rights activists work to bring an end to the military dictatorship and human rights abuses in Burma.

Youth for Human Rights International

Non-profit organization which exists to teach the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to young people through youth programs and various teaching resources.

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