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Human Rights Tools for a Changing World: A step-by-step guide to human rights fact-finding, documentation, and advocacy

Date: January 1, 2015
Country: United States of America
Type: Manual
Issues: Human Rights Defenders, International Advocacy, Technical Assistance, Capacity Building, Training
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Human Rights Tools for a Changing World was created with the express purpose of providing advocates of all backgrounds, experiences, and locations a full range of tools and resources to promote human rights in a changing world. Providing practical, step-by-step guidance for individuals and community groups wanting to use human rights monitoring, documentation, and advocacy in their work to change policy and improve human rights conditions.

The manual is designed to aid advocates undertaking a variety of activities-from the relatively simple to the more complex. With background information, key questions to consider, case examples, and practitioner's tips, this handy resource provides tools to combat human rights abuses and change social institutions, as well as structures to promote the full realization of human rights.