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United Nations: Human Rights

Finding UN documents and information about the UN.

General Human Rights Research Guides

Looking for human rights information beyond the UN? Start here!

Other resources related to human rights:

Human Rights Publications

UN Human Rights Starting Points

picture of children looking at the Declaration of Human  Rights in 1950

Children from the UN International School in New York viewing a copy of the UN Declaration on Human Rights in 1950. From un.org.

  • UN Human Rights Topic Page: UN.org's information page for human rights. Includes links to relevant UN bodies, human rights-related UN news, and more.

UN Bodies and Human Rights

Official United Nations bodies that deal with human rights issues include: