e-course on the Rights of the Child and other human rights education resources

On the Human Rights Education Association (HREA) website there are many resources and links to resources, for example this e-course on the Rights of the Child:

Rights of the Child

This introductory e-course gives an overview of the institutions and mechanisms that serve to protect and guarantee children’s rights. The course combines text with rich multimedia, including videos and podcasts. Knowledge checks and quizzes engage the learner and reinforce the knowledge learned. To learn more at and enroll: http://www.hrea.org/child-rights

In this month’s newsletter there are several new resources identified and it would be worth looking at the new resources to do with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities:

Action Guide: A Human Rights Resource Manual for Secondary Schools (Ottawa: United Nations Association in Canada, 1998). Language(s): English, French. Keywords: manual, students, teachers, secondary school, Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), Canada. URL:http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5582&category_id=6&category_type=3

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A guide by the Commonwealth Secretariat Human Rights Unit (London: Commonwealth Secretariat, 2010). Language(s): English. Keywords: guide, discrimination, equality before the law, non-discrimination, rights of persons with disabilities, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Commonwealth. URL: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5576&category_id=23&category_type=3

From the Outside Looking In: Changing New York City’s Education through the Human Rights Approach by Katarina Tomaševski (New York: National Economic and Social Rights Initiative, 2002). Language(s): English. Keywords: report, NGO staff, school administrators, teachers, formal education, primary school, secondary school, children’s rights, discrimination, human rights-based approach (HRBA) to programming, right to education, rights of the child, UN Commission on Human Rights, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to education, USA. URL: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5584&category_id=4&category_type=3

Gender and Governance Training Manual (Nairobi: United Nations Development Fund for Women East and Horn of Africa Regional Office, 2007). Language(s): English. Keywords: training manual, community leaders, parliamentarians, democracy, gender equality, gender mainstreaming, political participation, women’s human rights, United Nations Fund for Women (UNIFEM). URL: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5585&category_id=16&category_type=3

Raising One Voice: A Training Manual for Advocates on the Rights of Child Domestic Workers (Bangkok: Child Workers in Asia, Bangkok, 2005). Language(s): English. Keywords: training manual, NGO staff, trainers, advocacy, child labour, children’s rights, rights of the child, Convention concerning Minimum Age for Admission to Employment (ILO Convention N° 138), Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour (ILO Convention N° 182), ILO Convention N° 182, Asia. URL: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5577&category_id=21&category_type=3

Resource Book for Law Enforcement Officers on Good Practices in Combating Child Trafficking (Vienna: International Organization for Migration and Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior, 2006). Language(s): English. Keywords: good practices, reference, law enforcement officials, training of professional groups, children’s rights, rights of the child, Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), European Union, International Organization for Migration (IOM), Europe. URL: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5580&category_id=12&category_type=3

Understanding The UN Convention On The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities: A handbook on the human rights of persons with disabilities by Marianne Schulze (New York City: Handicap International, 2010). Language(s): English. Keywords: handbook, discrimination, equality before the law, non-discrimination, right to education, right to health, right to life, rights of persons with disabilities, women’s human rights, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, United Nations. URL:http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5575&category_id=23&category_type=3


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