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UN Human Rights Law

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©Jack Picone/ActionAid
UN and international human rights law is a vast and complex topic. Please follow the links below to the different major topics. The first one - on taking cases to the UN - is by the far the most extensive. Good luck with the international law - it is daunting!


Taking your case to the treaty bodies and committees

Universal Periodic Review

Shadow reports

Special Rapporteurs

Commission on the Status of Women


For more information please also visit the pages of the highly useful database.

In the case of child rights specifically, it is highly recommended to also consult the Childs Rights Information Network(CRIN) and the NGO Group for the CRC