ABA Commission on Law and Aging – This site includes the work of the ABA Commission on Law and Aging with links to the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), the American Association for Retired Persons (AARP), the National Center for Elder Abuse, and more. For documents on aging and the elderly also search the WHO and UN websites.

Amnesty International – This site provides links to Amnesty programs, world human rights news, publications, letter-writing campaigns and more.

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network – This organization is dedicated to promoting responses to HIV infection and AIDS that respect human rights. It also provides a link to the AIDS Law Project of South Africa.

Carter Center – Founded by Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, the Carter Center is an NGO dedicated to international democratization and development, urban revitalization and global health.

Center for Economic and Social Rights – The Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) informs economic and social rights practitioners, provides addresses for affiliated NGOs in Asia, Australia, North America, Latin America and Europe.

Children – UNICEF – The United Nations Children’s Fund addresses the health, nutrition, education, and other needs of children worldwide. This website provides access to vital statistics, programs and reports, e.g. The State of the World’s Children 1998, The Progress of Nations 1997.

Physicians for Global Survival (PGS) – Physicians for Global Survival is an affiliation of international physicians for the prevention of nuclear war. This webpage provides access to documents on the effects of war on children, including UNICEF reports, as well as other human rights documents. Other resources include NGO reports and both gopher and online resources including access to information about human rights in Canada, Greece, Norway, Russia, Israel, Japan and the United States.

Carnegie Corporation of New York – Children’s Health – Provides online access to publications of the Carnegie Corporation, some of which address child development, violence prevention, education, school health promotion, conflict resolution, parent education and more.

Child Abuse Prevention Network – Maintained by the Legal Information Institute, this site provides ready access to over 20 US federal and state laws, agencies, documents, and foundations, as well as national and international legal matters.

Human Rights Library – Univ. Minnesota – This DIANA site provides links to UN documents, the Inter-American human rights system, Partners in Human Rights Education, the Peace Resource Center, and Human Rights USA. Includes links to over 100 international human rights instruments (including French and Spanish versions) including those pertaining to the rights of children, disabled persons, refugees, war victims and more.

Women’s Human Rights Resources – Univ. Toronto – This DIANA site focuses on women’s human rights and provides links to bibliographies, as well as governmental and NGO documents.

Diana – Yale Law School – Provides a link to an archive of human rights cases.

EPA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s mission is to protect human health and safeguard the natural environment.

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) – This site advocates a world in which the fundamental rights of gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender people, and people with HIV and AIDS are respected and accorded the protection of international human rights law. Provides links to publications, projects and more.

Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights – Describes the work of the FXB Center for Health and HUman Rights at the Harvard University School of Public Health. It provides links to health and human rights sites, publications and foundations and also links to children’s health and human rights resources.

Holocaust Memorial Museum – This U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum provides information about the Nuremberg Code and human rights, with excerpts from the official trial record of the Doctor’s Trials.

SUNY Binghamton’s Political Science Resource Page – The web page provides links to human rights papers, conference, data and Internet sites.

BUSPH Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights

Human Rights Internet (HRI) – HRI, an international NGO and documentation center, provides links to children’s rights, other human rights websites, UN information and more.

Human Rights Watch – The HRW website provides links to its publications, its regional divisions, special projects, e.g., children’s and women’s rights, and special initiatives, e.g., drugs and human rights, prison conditions, and more.

Human Rights Web – Human Rights Web introduces human rights, provides legal and political documents, and links to over 20 NGOs, UN sites and other resources.

Center for World Indigenous Studies (CWIS) – The goal of CWIS is to democratize relations between peoples to enrich the world community. This website provides comprehensive links to Fourth World studies, seminars, and library materials.

CWIS’ Fourth World Documentation Archive – The CWIS’ Fourth World Documentation Archive allows access to comprehensive lists of UN and international documents, including tribal resolutions, treaties and other constructive arrangements.

International Labor Organization (ILO) – ILO formulates international labour standards and provides information on child labour, equality for women and information about human rights in the work environment worldwide.

Legal Information Institute – Cornell University – This comprehensive site provides access to U.S. legal decisions both recent and historic. The “world” link accesses decisions of the International Court of Justice and national law materials from North and South America, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa as well as other international law materials.

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) – The ICRC homepage includes news, links to humanitarian law resources, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and more.

International Student Association for Health and Human Rights – The International Student Association for Health and Human Rights is an association of student organizations interested in international health and human rights, dedicated to promoting involvement in local, national, and international health and human rights issues.

American International Health Alliance (AIHA) – The American International Health Alliance (AIHA) is an international nonprofit organization working to advance global health through locally driven, locally owned, and locally sustainable health systems strengthening (HSS) and human resources for health (HRH) interventions.

Human Rights First – HRF promotes human rights through legal advocacy worldwide; focuses especially on the rights of refugees and asylum seekers.


Global Health Council – A US-based non-profit organization – strives to mobilize a global network to influence health policy by co-sponsoring conferences such as Women’s Reproductive Health Initiative, Global HIV/AIDS Program and more.

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) – PHR seeks, among other goals, to improve the health and sanitary conditions of prisons and detention centers, to defend medical neutrality and to prevent medical complicity in torture and other abuses.

Physicians for Human Rights – Israel – PHR-Israel was established in 1988 as a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and protected the medical human rights of all residents of Israel and the Occupied Territories.

Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) – PSR emphasizes the relationship between environment and health and strives to influence global policy, provides research updates, publications, press releases and more.

Save the Children – Describes the United Kingdom’s international children’s charity, which is dedicated to protecting children’s human rights; provides numerous links.

National Institutes of Health Office for Human Research Protection (OHRP) – Provides extensive links to human and animal protection resources.

Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR) – SGR examines and fosters the role of scientists in the development of a socially responsible democratic society.

World Organization Against Torture – The World Organization Against Torture (Organisation Mondiale contre la Torture) is an NGO dedicated to identifying torture, alerting other organizations and assisting torture victims.

The United Nations – The United Nations homepage provides links and search capabilities to access UN treaties and declarations, press releases, country reports and more. Links to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Office of Economic and Social Development.

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) – The homepage for the UN’s Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) provides extensive human rights information.

UN Office of Economic and Social Development – This site provides ready access to health, disability, aging and related resources.

UN Office of the High Commission for Refugees – The office is the UN’s refugee agency; the site contains information about the UN’s work for refugees around the world as well as featured stories and searchable databases.

World Health Organization (WHO) – This site contains link to current and historical documents, statistics and international health initiatives; has search capabilities, for access to health and other related topics.

World Health Organization – Child and Adolescent Health and Development – This WHO webpage provides comprehensive links to the WHO’s Child and Adolescent Health and Development (CHD) programs.

World Health Organization – Reproductive Health and Research – Describes WHO research regarding human reproduction (HRP) in collaboration with the Women’s and Adolescent Health units; provides a bibliographic database, recent publications and search capabilities.

World Bank’s Early Child Development (ECD) – Describes the ECD program to integrate health, nutrition and early care services in developing countries; links to the International Development Association (IDA) and other sites pertinent to children’s health and human rights.

World Bank – Developmental Goals – Provides links to the Health, Nutrition, and Population page of the World Bank’s Human Development Department, including Early Child Development (ECD), HIV/AIDS, health care financing, women’s health and more.

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