Human rights at your fingertips



14 Useful resources

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Universal human rights index The database contains information to country-specific human rights information arising from international human rights mechanisms in the United Nations system: the Treaty Bodies, the Special Procedures and the Universal Periodic Review.
uhri.ohchr.org
United Nations Treaties database The database contains information on the status of multilateral instruments, including human rights instruments. Information on the status of each instrument as states sign, ratify, accede or lodge declarations, as well as their reservations or objections is updated daily.
treaties.un.org
The Attorney-General Department website This page of the Attorney-General’s Department offers information on human rights and Australia’s Human Rights Framework for public sector officials.
www.ag.gov.au/unhumanrightsrecommendations
www.ag.gov.au/humanrightsframework
The Australian Human Rights Commission website The Commission’s website provides information on human rights issues, submissions, publications and education resources.
www.humanrights.gov.au
Tell Me Something
I Don’t Know website
The Tell Me Something I Don’t Know website contains facts on human rights issues in Australia.
www.tellmesomethingidontknow.gov.au
Something In Common The Something In Common website contains information, stories and actions on human rights issues in Australia.
www.somethingincommon.gov.au
United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) website The OHCHR website contains information on international human rights issues, research and education resources.
www.ohchr.org

 

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