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Cover: Women's Rights are Human Rights Women's Rights are Human Rights
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Cover: Reproductive Rights are Human Rights: A Handbook for National Human Rights Institutions Frequently Asked Questions about the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
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Cover: Reproductive Rights are Human Rights: A Handbook for National Human Rights Institutions Reproductive Rights are Human Rights: A Handbook for National Human Rights Institutions Published jointly with UNFPA and the Danish Institute for Human Rights
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Cover No. 36 Human Rights and Human Trafficking No. 36 Human Rights and Human Trafficking
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 Cover: The Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Migrants in an Irregular Situation The Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Migrants in an Irregular Situation
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Cover Fact sheet 25/Rev.1: Forced Evictions

Forced Evictions 25/Rev.1
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 No. 19 - The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Training Guide No. 19 - The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Training Guide
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Cover: Developing National Action Plans Against Racial Discrimination: A Practical Guide

Developing National Action Plans Against Racial Discrimination: A Practical Guide
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Cover: Transitional Justice and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Transitional Justice and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
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Realizing women's Rights to land in PDF Realizing Women's Rights to land
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Cover: The Core International Human Rights Treaties (Rev. 1) The Core International Human Rights Treaties (Rev. 1)
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Realizing the Right to Development: Essays in Commemoration of 25 Years of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development

Realizing the Right to Development: Essays in Commemoration of 25 Years of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development
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Short introduction presenting key components of the book
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Mainstreaming Human Rights in Development Mainstreaming Human Rights in Development
"Stories from the Field"
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Indigenous Peoples and the United nations Human Rights System - Fact Sheet 9/Rev.2 Indigenous Peoples and the United nations Human Rights System
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A Manual for National Human Rights Institutions The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: A Manual for National Human Rights Institutions
Published jointly with the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions
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Individual Complaint Procedures under the United Nations Human Rights Treaties FS.7/Rev.2

Individual Complaint Procedures under the United Nations Human Rights Treaties
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Cover: A Guide for Advocates Promoting and Protecting Minority Rights: A Guide for Advocates
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Cover:  Conscientious Objection to Military Service Conscientious Objection to Military Service
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Cover:  Who will be Accountable? Human Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Who will be Accountable? Human Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda
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Summary
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Human Rights Indicators: A Guide for Measurement and Implementation in PDF Human Rights Indicators: A Guide for Measurement and Implementation
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Human Rights Indicators: A Guide for Measurement and Implementation in PDF Human Rights Education in Primary and Secondary School Systems: A Self-assessment Guide for Governments (published jointly with UNESCO)
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Women and Right to Adequate Housing (HR/PUB/11/02) in PDF Women and the Right to Adequate Housing"
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Cover Booklet on LGBT equality ("Born Free and Equal")

Born Free and Equal: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in International Human Rights Law
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Unofficial translations: Portuguese | Vietnamese (20Mb, PDF) | Farsi, Fact sheet 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

World Programme for Human Rights Education No. 7 Plan of Action for the Second Phase of the World Programme for Human Rights Education (published jointly with UNESCO)
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The United Nations Human Rights Treaty System (Rev.1) The United Nations Human Rights Treaty System (Rev.1)
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A Guide for Business: How to Develop a Human Rights Policy (published jointly with the United Nations Global Compact)

The Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights: An Interpretive Guide
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Selected Decisions of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Volume 1 Selected Decisions of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Volume 1
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National Human Rights Institutions: History, Principles, Roles and Responsibilities

Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework Release date: January 2012
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Human Rights in the Administration of Justice: A Facilitator’s Guide on Human Rights for Judges, Prosecutors and Lawyers (published jointly with the International Bar Association) Human Rights in the Administration of Justice: A Facilitator’s Guide on Human Rights for Judges, Prosecutors and Lawyers 
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