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International Human Rights

A guide to research sources for international human rights law prepared by the Bora Laskin Law Library.

TIP - Searching jurisprudence of the Treaty Committees online

Search the UN jurisprudence database.

This database contains jurisprudence from the United Nations Treaty Bodies which receive and consider complaints from individuals: the Human Rights Committee (CCPR), the Committee against Torture (CAT), the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), the Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED), the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), and the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC).