To focus on a country:
Start with the Universal Human Rights Index
To focus on jurisprudence:
Start with the OHCHR Jurisprudence Database
To research the treaties (eg ratification information, current status):
To find all documents produced by treaty-based bodies:
Start with the UN Treaty Body Database
To find more information for a treaty body:
The UN Library's Research Guide has an excellent overview of the bodies, their activites and the types of documents they produce and work with
Documents of the treaty-based bodies are also available in several other general UN documents databases, such as the Official Document System (ODS) and UN Digital Library, however the specialized databases above are generally more efficient for human rights research
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