Bora Laskin Law Library - Women's Human Rights Resources

The Women's Human Rights Resources Programme (WHRR) collects, organizes and disseminates information on women's human rights law to facilitate research, teaching and cooperation. The information introduces women's human rights law in general, emphasizes selected international and Canadian topics, and explores the interconnections between domestic and international human rights law.

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Women's Human Rights Resources Database

This database lists hundreds of resources -- articles, documents and links -- related to international women's rights law and Canadian women's rights law. Annotations describe the content of each resource. Users can search by keyword and author as well as browse by women's rights topic. Full-text documents are provided where available.

The WHRR database has now been updated to include key scholarly and UN materials current to 2011.

Research Guides and Bibliographies

Research guides and bibliographies prepared by WHRR on a variety of issues relating to women's human rights.

Student Symposium on Women's Rights Law

Diversity Syllabi, 2007-2010

Course descriptions and syllabi for women-related law courses at law schools across Canada.

Women, HIV/AIDS and Human Rights: Skills Building Workshop

Case Study: Treatment Action Campaign v. The Minister of Health


Workshop Series

List of Women's Rights Organizations

A list of national Canadian organizations, Toronto and Ontario organizations and selected international organizations that all work on women's rights.


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