Amnesty International (Irish Section)


Community Workers Cooperative Women’s Sub-Group

Dublin Aids Alliance

Forum of People with Disabilities Women’s Sub-Group

Irish Council for Civil Liberties

Irish Commission for Prisoners Overseas

Irish Penal Reform Trust

Irish Refugee Council

Lesbian Education and Awareness

Merchants Quay Project

National Traveller Women's Forum

National Women’s Council of Ireland

Pavee Point

Ruhama Women’s Project

St Michael’s Family Resource Centre

UNIFEM (Ireland)

UNICEF (Ireland)

Women’s Aid

Women’s Education, Research and Resource Centre

Women and Prostitution Project



Human Rights Documents and Resources

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948).  See also the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute's website for the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Beijing Platform and Declaration for Action (1995).  (Click here for a text-only version of the Beijing Platform - warning - it is a very large file and will take a long time to download.)

Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action (1993).

Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women (1993).

Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic,  Religious or Linguistic Minorities (1993).

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989).

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1984).

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) (1981).

The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1976).

The International Covenant on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (1969).

The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1966).

UN Convention on the Political Rights of Women (1954).


Guides and Document Archives

The Human Rights of Women: A Reference Guide to Official United Nations Documents (1998)

CEDAW Website
The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women and CEDAW archives

University of Minnesota Human Rights Library (human rights treaties and other instruments)

Project Diana (human rights archive at Yale University)

Women’s Human Rights Resources (University of Toronto)


Women’s Human Rights Campaign Ireland 1998 -  Documents and Publications

Women’s Human Rights Campaign Ireland 1998
Lobby Document for the 42nd meeting of UN Commission on the Status of Women (New York, March 3-15, 1998).

Women’s Human Rights Campaign Ireland 1998
Lobby Document for the 42nd CSW (overview only).

Report of the Department of Foreign Affairs NGO Human Rights Forum, March 7, 1998 - in preparation

Women’s Rights as Human Rights: Local and Global Perspectives: Strategies and Analyses from the ICCL Working Conference on Women’s Rights as Human Rights (Dublin, March 1997).  Edited by Niamh Reilly.



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