Amnesty International - Online: human rights website
Home page for the USA Section of Amnesty International, a grassroots activist organization whose one-million strong members are dedicated to human rights, the freeing prisoners of conscience, women's human rights, to gaining fair trials for political prisoners, to ending torture and...
Assessing the New Federalism: An Urban Institute Project.
Assessing the New Federalism is a multi-year Urban Institute research project to analyze the devolution of responsibility for social programs from the federal government to the states, focusing primarily on health care, income security, job training, and social services.
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
Homepage of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U. S. Department of State.
Diana - International Human Rights Database
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Commission for Racial Equality Homepage (UK)
The Commission for Racial Equality is a publicly funded, non-governmental body set up under the Race Relations Act 1976 to tackle racial discrimination and promote racial equality.
Division of The Humanities
From The University of Chicago.
EDSITEment is the product of a partnership forged in Spring 1997 among the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Council of the Great City Schools, and the National Trust for the Humanities.
Global Internet Liberty Campaign
The Global Internet Liberty Campaign was formed at the annual meeting of the Internet Society in Montreal. Members of the coalition include the American Civil Liberties Union, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, Human Rights Watch, the Internet Society, Privacy International, the Association des Utilisateurs d'Internet, and other civil liberties and human rights organizations.
From: American Embassy, Strandvägen 101, 115 89 Stockholm.
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world.
Humanities on the WWW
The Information & Referral Network (IR-Net) lists agencies throughout the United States that provide human services to the general public.
(Has state by state listings as well as nationally.)
Monitoring the state and civil liberties in the European Union. The database contains over 25,000 entries, with news, features, books, pamphlets and reports on the state, civil liberties and justice and home affairs in the UK and the European Union. This free access database is an archive of Statewatch's work since 1991.
Tables of Contents for All Issues of Postmodern Culture
Published by Johns Hopkins University Press with support from the University of Virginia's Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities.
The American Society of Bioethics and Humanities Home Page
The purpose of ASBH is to promote the exchange of ideas and foster multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and interprofessional scholarship, research, teaching, policy development, professional development, and collegiality among people engaged in all of the endeavors related to clinical and academic bioethics and the health-related humanities.
The Center for Democracy and Technology
The Center for Democracy and Technology works to promote democratic values and constitutional liberties in the digital age. With expertise in law, technology, and policy, CDT seeks practical solutions to enhance free expression and privacy in global communications technologies. CDT is dedicated to building consensus among all parties interested in the future of the Internet and other new communications media.
The Center for World Indigenous Studies (CWIS)
(CWIS) is an independent, non-profit [U.S. 501(c)(3)] research and education organization dedicated to wider understanding and appreciation of the ideas and knowledge of indigenous peoples and the social, economic and political realities of indigenous nations.
The Gateway to Social Policy and Development
Mission: ...contribute to the creation of an international community that enables the building of secure, just, free and harmonious societies, offering opportunities and humane standards of living for all.
The Institute for Humane Studies
The Institute for Humane Studies was founded in 1961 by Dr. F. A. "Baldy" Harper, a former economics professor at Cornell University. Part of a generation that had lived through two devastating world wars and seen the rise of numerous totalitarian dictatorships, Harper set up an institute devoted to research and education in the conviction that greater understanding of human affairs and freedom would foster peace, prosperity, and social harmony.
The Natural Disaster Reference Database (NDRD)
is a bibliographic database on research, programs, and results which relate to the use of satellite remote sensing for disaster mitigation.
('Links - "Disaster Finder"' on the header, is the best place to get a feel for what this site has to offer with respect to disasters and their implications ranging from preparedness to specific types of disasters. On the other hand, the 'Text-Only Site' route, takes you through a series of summaries relative to those disasters on a worldwide basis from various govermental databases. Ergo, the reason why this site is in this index.)
The U.S Agency for International Development (USAID)
The U.S Agency for International Development is the U.S. federal government agency that implements America's foreign economic and humanitarian assistance programs. USAID's history goes back to the Marshall Plan reconstruction of Europe after World War Two and the Truman Administration's Point Four Program. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy signed the Foreign Assistance Act into law and created by executive order USAID.
The University of Minnesota Human Rights Library
(This site has U.S. human rights documents, Asylum and refugee materials, and a wide variety of related material including LINKS to other sites.)
United Nations Development Programme
UNDP's mission is to help countries in their efforts to achieve sustainable human development by assisting them to build their capacity to design and carry out development programmes in poverty eradication, employment creation and sustainable livelihoods, the empowerment of women and the protection and regeneration of the environment, giving first priority to poverty eradication.
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in over 250 languages.
University Center of Human Ecology & Environmental Sciences
at the University of Geneva and in participating universities in the International Certificate of Human Ecology network across Europe.
Global Education, Study Abroad, International Development, Teacher Training. World Learning is one of more than 25 members of the Federation of National Representations of The Experiment in International Living, a group of private, nonprofit, nonpolitical, and nondenominational organizations. Incorporated in Switzerland in 1954, the Federation has held consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations since 1978, and with the Council of Europe since 1981. In 1989, the UN recognized the Federation as a Peace Messenger organization.