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Webliography of Internet Resources for Global Education

Databases with global issues resources


Child Rights Information Network (CRIN)
A forum for information exchange between child rights professionals worldwide that includes searchable databases. Receive free CRINMAIL

Education International Online Resource Library
This database provides a wealth of information such as constitutions and by-laws, congress resolutions and human and trade union rights info. EI also has a search function within their policy library.

ELDIS Gender Resource Guide
This web site has links to key gender web sites, gender country profiles, and a gender newsfeed. Subscribe to the free ELDIS Gender Reporter.

Honey Bee Network
This is the largest database of grassroots innovations and contemporary/traditional innovative practices.

Human Rights Education Associates Resource Centre
The resource centre is an online repository of downloadable human rights education and training materials, and online forums.

Human Rights Watch (HRW) Publications
This website houses a database of free publications on human rights abuses searchable by country and theme. Receive HRW E-News—Action without Borders
This is a searchable database of over 51,000 non-profit organizations in 165 countries.  

International Development Resource Centre (IDRC): Publications and Books
The IDRC online library houses free downloadable videos, online books, and an e-bulletin about international development.

International Women’s Websites
Listing of international women’s websites focused outside of the US and Canada.

Lonely Planet
This is an online travel guide that has in-depth information and photos from every country in the world.

ReliefWeb (administered by OCHA)
ReliefWeb disseminates humanitarian information, and posts some 150 maps/documents from over 2,000 sources daily. ReliefWeb via email.

Theory into Practice Database
The database contains brief summaries of 50 major theories of learning and instruction.

World Bank Gender and Development Website
Among this site’s free resources are reports, videos on gender seminars, and an electronic database of gender statistics and indicators.

World Bank PovertyNet
Site provides in-depth information on poverty analysis and on poverty reduction strategies for researchers and practitioners.

University databases

Association of College & Research Libraries: Women’s Studies Section
Includes links to women’s studies resources such as the UN Bibliography on Women, electronic journals, and newsletters.

University of Toronto: Bora Laskin Law Library
Has a compilation of international women’s human rights and humanitarian laws.

University of York Library: Women’s Studies Internet Resources
Includes links to hundreds of women’s studies materials including electronic discussion forums, databases, and thematic and regional resources.

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