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HUMAN RIGHTS DICTIONARY

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

B

  • Business and human rights (see income distribution)

    C

  • Calendar of United Nations human rights meetings
  • Capital punishment 
  • Charter of the United Nations
  • Children
  • Civil and political rights
  • Civil Society (see civil and political rights)
  • Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
  • Commission on Human Rights
  • Committee:
    - against Torture
    - on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

    - on the Rights of the Child
    - on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
    - for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
    - Human Rights -
  • Communications/Complaints procedures
  • Compensation of victims of violations of human rights
  • Concluding Observations/Comments of treaty monitoring bodies
  • Conferences of the United Nations

    D

  • Death penalty (see Capital punishment)
  • Democracy and human rights (see Civil and Political Rights)
  • Detention  (see Arbitrary detention)
  • Development (Human Rights in)
  • Disappearances
  • Disarmament
  • Discrimination (other forms than racism and racial discrimination)

    E

  • Economic and Social Council
  • Economic and Social Council resolution 1503 (1503 procedure)
  • Economic sanctions
  • Economic, social and cultural rights
  • Education
  • Elections (see Civil and Political Rights)
  • Enhancing national capacities
  • Environment
  • Executions (extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary-)
  • Extreme poverty 

    F

  • Fair trial (right to a-)
  • Family rights 
  • Food (Right to -)
  • Forced Evictions (see Housing)
  • Forced or bonded labour (see Slavery) 
  • Foreign debt (see Structural adjustment) 
  • Free and fair elections (see Civil and Political Rights)
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of movement (see Civil and Political Rights)
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of religion and belief

    G

  • General Assembly
  • General Comments of the United Nations (Treaty Monitoring Bodies)
  • Genocide (see War crimes) 
  • Girl children (see Women) 
  • Globalization
  • Good governance
       

    H

  • Health (see Toxic wastes)
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Housing
  • Human rights day
  • Human rights defenders 
  • Human rights education 
  • Human rights institutions for the protection and promotion of human rights (see National Human Rights Institutions)
  • Human rights instruments
  • Human rights issues
  • Human rights programme (United Nations-)
  • Human rights publications
  • Humanitarian assistance 

    I

  • Impunity
  • Income distribution 
  • Independence of the judiciary
  • Indigenous people(s)/populations
  • Instruments (International Human Rights -)
  • Internally displaced persons
  • International Courts and Tribunals
  • International human rights Instruments
  • International humanitarian law
  • International law and human rights

    J

  • Jurisprudence (see Treaty Monitoring Bodies)
  • Juvenile justice

    L

  • Labour rights
  • Law enforcement

    M

  •  
    Mainstreaming human rights
  • Massacres (see civil and political rights)
  • Meeting of Chairpersons of the treaty monitoring bodies
  • Mercenaries 
  • Migrants
  • Minorities

    N

  • National human rights institutions for the protection and promotion of human rights
  • National plans of action for the promotion and protection of human rights

    O

  • Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
  • Opinion and expression (see freedom of-)

    P

  • Peacekeeping operations
  • Poverty
  • Pre-trial detention (see Prison administration) 
  • Prison administration
  • Privacy (see Civil and Political Rights)

    R

  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Refugees (see Asylum)
  • Regional strategies/arrangements for the promotion and protection of human rights
  • Religious intolerance
  • Restitution (Right to -)
  • Rights-based approaches to development
  • Right to development 
  • Right to education (see Education)
  • Right to food (see Food) 

    S

  • Scientific and technological developments
  • Self-determination
  • Slavery
  • Special Rapporteurs of the United Nations
  • State of emergency (see civil and political rights)
  • Status of ratification of human rights treaties
  • Structure of the United Nations Human Rights Programme
  • Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

    T

  • Terrorism (see Civil and Political Rights)
  • Torture
  • Toxic waste
  • Traditional Practices (see Family)
  • Traffic in persons (see Slavery) 
  • Treaty Monitoring bodies (Conventional Mechanisms)

    U

  • United Nations Conferences
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • United Nations Human Rights Publications
  • United Nations Human Rights Programme
  • United Nations Prizes in the Field of Human Rights
  • United Nations Secretariat
  • United Nations Secretary-General
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Urgent action procedure

    V

  • Vienna Declaration

    W

  • War crimes 
  • Women
  • Working Groups of the:
       - Commission on Human Rights

       - Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights
  • World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, South Africa, 2001
  • World Conference on Human Rights, Vienna, 1993
  • X

  • Xenophobia (see Discrimination) 

    Y

  • Years related to human rights (see International Decades/-)
  •