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ENGL 4074/5074: Children's Literature and Human Rights

Course guide for Sarah Minslow's ENGL 4074/5074 course.


Welcome to the research guide for ENGL 4074/5074: Children's Literature and Human Rights. This guide contains selected resources and research tips that can help you with your course assignments. The highlighted resources are organized into the following categories

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or would like further research assistance.

UN Human Rights

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

This milestone document outlines fundamental human rights that are to be universally protected.

Convention on the Rights of the Child

A treaty that sets out the rights of children

UNHCR Refugee Children: Guidelines on Protections and Care

Defines goals and objectives for the protection and assistance of refugee children

OHCHR Thematic Reports on Children's Rights

Studies and reports on a range of topics relating to children's rights

Amnesty International

Amnesty International’s mission is to fight injustice and promote human rights. This resource contains web versions of its publications (including periodicals, reports, briefing papers, and news releases) going back to the early 1990s.

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch is a nonprofit, nongovernmental human rights organization that publishes reports and briefings on human rights conditions in over 90 countries around the world.