Welcome to the 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.
Search hints: phrase searching occurs automatically when 2 or more search terms are used. Use Boolean operators "and", "or" ,"not". To combine a keyword and subject search use the subject drop down menu below. For wild card searching use "?" for a single character or "*" for multiple characters.
Thanks to the efforts of student volunteers in the International Human Rights Program (IHRP) at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, the WHRR database has been updated to include key scholarly and UN materials current to 2011.
Subject Overview and Descriptions
Applying International Human Rights Law
Civil and political rights
Key Treaties and Texts
Property Law and Housing Rights
Race and Gender
Social and Economic Rights
Violence Against Women
World Conferences on Women's Rights