The United Nations has launched a Human Rights TikTok account: https://www.tiktok.com/@unitednationshumanrights?
Rainbow Europe ranks all 49 European countries on the basis of laws and policies that have a direct impact on the LGBTI people’s human rights in 6 categories: equality and non-discrimination; family; hate crime and hate speech; legal gender recognition and bodily integrity; civil society space; and asylum.
An open-access archive of primary sources covering the following six topics: Slavery and abolition Civil war and reconstruction Jim Crow segregation 1878-1932 New Deal and WWII Civil Rights and Black Power Movements till 1975 Contemporary era Find links to the resource on our A-Z of Databases or Library Search
Latest annual reviews from the US state department. It is submitted to the Congress by the Department of State pursuant to Sections 116(d) and 502B(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. Apart from individual country reviews of protection which cover laws, and protection against discrimination on grounds gender, age, religion, there are also sections […]
According to the latest annual summary of civil liberties and human rights worldwide, there have been 14 years of deterioration in political rights and civil liberties. 195 countries are assessed and ranked. Find out who scores best and worst and long-term trends from 1973 onwards. The site also includes essays and briefings on individual nations […]
A resource from Stanford University. The Women in Data Science initiative was launched in 2018. It now has a website with conference videos and an inspiring podcast series which focuses on the work of cutting edge women data scientists covering all areas of AI, data in health care and the application of data science to human […]
The official website in China has an English language section which discusses the anniversary Official news coverage News coverage BBC Guardian newspaper CNN graphics Wall Street Journal Analysis World Bank data and reports on Chinese economic growth Brookings Institution RUSI China Council on Foreign Relations Carnegie Endowment Chatham House Human rights analysis Amnesty International Human Rights […]
This web archive has been curated by the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, member libraries of the Latin America Libraries of the Northeast Group. It has snapshots of ‘264 vulnerable websites’ – these are Brazilian government websites in the areas of human rights, the environment, LGBTQ issues and culture for the period following the election of […]
The Kenyan Penal code currently criminalises same sex relations in sections 162 and 165. A penalty can be 14 years in prison. The courts recently postponed a reconsideration of the code until May This interesting article from the Conversation sets such laws in a wider colonial context For further information try these resources: For background context see the UK Home […]
Yearbook on Human Rights (1946-1988) now available online Between 1946 and 1988 the United Nations published annual editions of the Yearbook on Human Rights. The Yearbooks are a great source of information on the historic activities of the United Nations in the field of human rights during this time period. They can now be downloaded in […]