Human Rights


Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (1948)
U.N. Declaration of Universal Human Rights (1948)
Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War (1949)
Convention on the Political Rights of Women (1952)
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment(1984)
U.N. Convention on the Rights of Children (1989)

Speeches and Documents

Declaration of the Rights of Man
National Assembly of France (August 26, 1789)
The Struggle for Human Rights
Eleanor Roosevelt (Paris, France; Sept 28, 1948)
Women's Rights Are Human Rights
Hillary Rodham Clinton (UN Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, China, Sept. 5, 1995)