Historical development of Human RightsHuman Rights Instruments and Justice systemsHuman Rights EducationTruth and Reconciliation CommissionsHuman Rights by Groups of PeopleHuman Rights, Culture & Economic developmentHuman Rights by Geographical RegionHuman Rights Organizations
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Human Rights

These are fundamental rights and freedoms that all human beings are entitled to enjoy. They are diverse and range from civil, cultural, political, social and economic economic rights. The purpose for having these rights is the creating of a  just and peaceful society that promotes development.


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This guide is meant to help students and faculty save time and easily access relevant information that will support them in their research and teaching-learning process about human rights.


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These two tools are critical in searching and access to books and other information resources available at University of South Florida and in other libraries.

Some Subject Headings

The following subject headings can be used to retrieve information resources on human rights from the library catalog.

Human Rights


Civil rights

Social Justice




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