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Human Rights & Women's Rights


Use these subject encyclopedias located in Cook Library's Reference book collection to find definitions of terms, explanations of concepts, and descriptions of the activities of various organizations related to human rights.

Country & Regional

These books and Web sites provide information on human rights by country and/or region.

Women's Rights

There are many places where you can find information on women's rights including books and the Web.


Some of the issues other than women's rights that may be of interest are ethnicity and genocide, religious freedom, children, refugees and asylum.   Cook Library has books in the Reference collection and there are also some reliable Web sites that may be useful. 

Treaties & Legal Documents

Links to full text of human rights treaties and documents.


Printable handouts on search strategies for finding books and articles on human rights/women's rights, and a list of the reference books noted on this Human Rights Web site.

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