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About.com: Human Guides, Human Interests
Information on a wide range of human rights topics.
 
Alliances for Africa
Alliances for Africa (AfA) is an African non-Governmental peace, human rights and development organisation.
 
Amnesty International
International non governmental organisation which focuses the right to a fair trial, torture and arbitrary detention.
 
ANDI - News Agency for Children's Rights
Children in the Media - Brazil - is produced by ANDI - News Agency for Children's Rights with the support of Unicef and the Ibero-American Foundation for a New Journalism (FNPI).
 
Armed Groups Project
The Armed Groups Project aims to produce material that is relevant for policymakers, practitioners and academics attempting to understand intra-state conflict, curb human rights abuses, and encourage respect for international humanitarian law and human rights norms.
Artists Helping Children
A non-profit organization dedicated to bringing comfort to children in hospitals, clinics, and shelters by brightening their environment with murals and other art.
 
BBC Fact File on Kosovo
Picture gallery, military information & eye witness accounts.
 
BBC file on children' rights
Information and articles about children and armed conflict around the world.
 
Boes.org
A site dedicated to children's rights.
 
Canadian Consortium on Human Security
The CCHS is an academic-based network promoting policy-relevant research on human security. Its core missions are to facilitate the exchange of information and analysis on human security issues, and to help build a human security community in Canada and internationally.
 
Casa-Alianza
Street children - database, eye witness accounts and links.
 
Centre for Citizenship, Development and Human Rights
Human rights links & articles in their magazine, Forum.
 
Changing minds, policies and lives
Website of the joint UNICEF/World Bank project set up to enhance the lives of children at risk or deprived of parental care in Eastern European countries.
 
ChildHope UK
ChildHope was originally established in 1986 as an international foundation to act as a voice on behalf of street children.
Childrens Express
News and comment by young people for everyone.
 
Childrens House, Australian Institute of Child and Family Studies
Information and links regarding children's rights.
 
Child Migrants Trust
Over 130,000 British children were deported from Britain and shipped off to a "new life" in distant parts of the Empire in the first half of the 1900s. This site provides information and assistance in tracing separated families.  
 
Child Workers in Nepal Concerned Centre (CWIN)
Established in 1987, Child Workers in Nepal Concerned Centre (CWIN) is a pioneer organisation in Nepal for the rights of the child and against child labour exploitation. CWIN is an advocate organisation for the child's rights with focus on children living and working under the most difficult circumstances. CWIN's main areas of concern are child labour, street children, child marriage, bonded labour, trafficking of children, children in conflict with laws and commercial-sexual exploitation of children.
 
Conflict Resolution Bookshelf
Web links to academic institutions.
 
Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development
An international group dedicated to improving the condition of young children at risk.
 
Derechos Caf
A Human Rights Hangout. Links to human rights  journals, treaties and mailing lists.  Information also provided on a country by country basis.
 
Derechos Chile
Human rights in Chile from 1972 to today.
 
Disaster Relief
Worldwide disaster aid and information via the internet.
 

European Centre for Minority Issues
Contains reports and working papers.

European Forum for Child Welfare (Discontinued)
The European Forum for Child Welfare (EFCW) is a network of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) concerned with child welfare across Europe. EFCW is itself part of a wider network, the International Forum for Child Welfare.

European Human Rights Centre
The European Human Rights Centre (EHRC) represents over 100 non-governmental and other not-for-profit organisations interested in the promotion of Human Rights throughout Europe and beyond.

Euro-Med Youth Platform
Euro-Mediterranean Youth Platform.

EURONET
The European children's Network, is a coalition of networks and organisations campaigning for the interests and rights of children.

European Network of Ombudsmen for Children
The Network links independent offices for children from European countries. Its aims are to encourage the fullest possible implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, to support collective lobbying for childrens rights, to share information, approaches and strategies, and to promote the development of effective independent offices for children.

Exploring Global Conflicts
An Internet guide to the Study of Conflict.

Findlaw.Com
Legal and non legal information on countries.  Includes information on international and domestic legislation.
 
Focal Point against Sexual Exploitation of Children
Focal Point on Sexual Exploitation combating child prostitution, sexual abuse, child slavery, sex tourism and other forms of sexual exploitation.
 
Global Issues
Articles on Human Rights, Military activities and controversial Environmental Issues.
 
Global Movement for Children
The Global Movement for Children is a collection of people and organizations around the world dedicated to promoting the rights of the child. The movement is about participation, action and accountability involving everyone. We will change the world with children.
 
Health and Human Rights Info
Health and Human Rights Info aims at making practical information and materials on health and human rights more easily accessible to health workers.
 
Human Rights and Peace Campaign
Nepalese site. Information on national and international human rights abuses.
 
Human Rights in China
Articles on Government abuses of human rights.
 
Human Rights Watch
Monitors Human Rights violations around the world.  
Incore
Links to academic institutions specialising in human rights and also to organisations organised by region.  Contains country reports, peace agreements and an information bank.
 
International Bureau for Children's Rights
Information on the Bureau, its programs and activities as well as unique resources relating to children's rights, including the latest hearings reports from the International Tribunal for Children's Rights.  
 
International Criminal Justice Resource Centre
To ensure that those institutions committed to the prosecution of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity have all necessary resources to fulfil their obligation to fairly administer the law of international human rights, and to ensure that those societies destroyed by armed conflict have all necessary resources to rebuild their institutions of criminal justice and restore the rule of law within their civilizations.
 
International Crisis Group
Latest information updated on a daily basis on the worlds trouble spots.  Has country specific as well as general reports.
 
International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights
Articles on human rights and the OSCE.
 
International Institutional for the Rights of the Children
The IDE has an international vocation. Its objectives are:
- to diffuse pertinent information on the rights of the child in general and on the different aspect of these rights;
- to offer training to those charged with applying these rights and to those working with children in interested countries;
- to found a culture or a spirit of child rights.
 
Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict
The objective of the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (Institut fr Friedenssicherungsrecht und Humanitres Vlkerrecht, IFHV) is to intensify academic research and instruction in the fields of armed conflict and ensuring peace.
 
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
IWPR supports recovery and development in crisis zones by providing professional training, financial assistance and an international platform to independent media, human rights activists and other local democratic voices.
 
Kidlink
Who am I? programme designed for children up to the age of 15.
 
Kosovo Crisis Centre
Daily news on the Balkans. Information on Serbian massacres, locating ones relatives, history of the region and mailing lists.
 
Law Crawler.com
The search engine of Findlaw.com.  Powered by Alta Vista.
 
Lawyers Without Borders
Attempting to create opportunities for practicing attorneys worldwide to share their expertise and experience to promote the use of conflict and mediation skills in areas of the world in the process of establishing new legal systems.
 
Mandate the Future
A non-profit web forum and community for young people.
 
Mandate the Future Magazine
Magazine of the Mandate the Future organisation.
 
Mid East Web
Educational information, maps and history of the region.
 
NESI-Network
A group of local organizations known as New Sudanese Indigenous NGOs (NESI-Network). The main objective is to work together towards achieving a just and fair Sudan for all regardless of ethnicity, gender, religion/faith etc.
 
Net-Enforce
An initiative to support Law Enforcement against the Sexual Exploitation of Children and offers a range of up to date information, news and links to relevant resources in its open area and provides a forum for the exchange of expertise in a secure area.
 
New Tactics in Human Rights
The New Tactics in Human Rights project, promotes tactical innovation and strategic thinking within the international human rights community.
 
Olympic Watch: Human Rights in China and Beijing 2008
The mission of Olympic Watch is to monitor the human rights situation in the People's Republic of China in the run-up to the 2008 Olympic Games and to campaign to achieve positive change in the lives of the people of China.
 
The Partnership for Global Good Practice (PGGP)
Provides consultancy services in programme planning, design, implementation, evaluation, training and other applied research activities in the areas of human rights, justice and development, specialising in children's rights and, in this context, juvenile justice.
 
Peace Village International
Projects, history and statistical data on countries.
 
Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation in Europe and Central Asia
Key documents and information from the Conference "Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation" which was held in Budapest on 20-21 November, 2001 and organised by the Council of Europe, UNICEF, and the National Institute of Criminology of Hungary.


Radio Netherlands Wereldopwroep
Contains wealth of information on children in armed conflicts.

Rewrite the Future
Education and hope for millions of children affected by armed conflict (by International Save the Children Alliance)

Science and Human Rights Programme
Information on protecting scientists from human rights violations and how science can aid in developing human rights.  Some country specific information.
 
Separated Children in Europe Programme
A joint initiative of UNHCR and Save the Children, this web site provides an up to date and accessible means of communication with and between the Programme partners.
Street Kids International
Articles, professional opportunities and links.
Streetkids Sexual and Reproductive Health
Provides information about research and intervention on sexual health in the slums and the street children in India.
 
The Centre for Child Law
The Centre for Child Law is based in the Law Faculty at the University of Pretoria. The Centre contributes towards establishing and promoting the best interests of children in our community through education, research, advocacy and litigation.
 
The Hague Appeal For Peace
History, programme information and links.
The Palestine Israel Journal
Independent, quarterly magazine that analyses the Middle East conflict.
 
The Rights Site
UNICEF UK youth website. Provide information on their rights and about how UNICEF promotes children's and young people's rights across the globe.
The Way Home
'The Way Home' is working to support the self-help and rehabilitation of marginalized people, homeless people, street children, drug users and others in Odessa, Ukraine.
 
Time Frame Photos
Photographs from Bosnia, Northern Ireland, Palestine, Tibet/China and other countries.
 
TRANSCEND Peace University
TPU is the worlds first ever global peace university for policy makers, practitioners, scholars, students, UN staff and others working in peace-building, conflict transformation, post-war reconstruction, rehabilitation and reconciliation, development, human rights, and other related fields.
 
Universal Rights Network
Personal accounts, education and reporting human rights violations.
UK Preparation for the Second World Congress
UK Preparation for the Second World Congress against the commercial sexual exploitation of children, to be held in Yokohama, Japan in December 2001. This website has been designed to highlight work in the UK on safeguarding all children. The website contains the National Plan and a range of supporting documents. It forms an important part of the preparation for the Second World Congress.
 
Victor Perton M.P. : Australian Human and Civil Rights
Australian MP with human rights interests. Contains links to Australian sites and international organisations.

Watchlist
The Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict reports on a wide variety of factors affecting children in specific conflict situations and make recommendations for action to improve protection of their security and rights.

World Link
A website dedicated to young global citizens.

World Conference on Religion and Peace
Since its founding in 1970, the World Conference on Religion and Peace has been dedicated to promoting cooperation among the world's religions for peace, while maintaining respect for religious differences. It has related activities involving human rights, children, peace education, women's issues, disarmament and development.



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