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Human Rights Resources

Amnesty International USA

"Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights for all.Our supporters are outraged by human rights abuses but inspired by hope for a better world - so we work to improve human rights through campaigning and international solidarity."

CEDAR-Discourse (Madison, WI)

"CEDAR is dynamic coalition of like minded individuals dedicated to humanitarian ethos and invested in the progressive reputation of Wisconsin and its role in moving the world forward. The organization was created to build a network of students and graduates of Wisconsin universities and high schools who are interested in pursuing international, humanitarian focused careers."

Half the Sky

Listing of the groups that specialize in supporting women in the developing countries.

Human Rights Resource Center (St. Paul, MN)

“The Human Rights Resource Center is an integral part of the University of Minnesota Human Rights Center and works in partnership with the University of Minnesota Human Rights Library to create and distribute Human Rights Education (HRE) resources via electronic and print media; train activists, professionals, and students as human rights educators; and build advocacy networks to encourage effective practices in human rights education.”

Human Rights Tools

"This site is primarily aimed at human rights activists - persons monitoring the respect of human rights and advocating for positive change. Persons who are passionate about quality human rights work, have a thirst to continually deepen their knowledge, and are looking for a collection of top reference material."

International Center for Transitional Justice (New York, NY)

“The International Center for Transitional Justice works to redress and prevent the most severe violations of human rights by confronting legacies of mass abuse. ICTJ seeks holistic solutions to promote accountability and create just and peaceful societies.”

Peace & Justice Center (Burlington, VT)

“The Peace & Justice Center is a Vermont-based non-profit, membership organization. Our mission is to create a just and peaceful world. To this end, we work on the interconnected issues of economic and racial justice, peace, and human rights through education, advocacy, training, non-violent activism and community organizing.”