Controversial Issues, Tolerance, and Equity

Amnesty International
A very informative site on global human rights, containing news, a library, and teacher resources. http://www.amnesty.org.uk/

Anti-Defamation League
Informs visitors about prejudice and discrimination by offering news on international affairs, legislation, and domestic events. http://www.adl.org/

CivilRights.org
This highly informative and up-to-date site contains a vast amount of information regarding tolerance. This is a project of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights & The Leadership Conference Education Fund. http://www.civilrights.org/

Cybrary of the Holocaust
Contains a wide variety of information relating to the Holocaust. http://www.remember.org/

Daryl Cagle's Political Cartoonists Index
This unique site contains cartoons, updated weekly, dealing with contemporary controversial issues. http://www.cagle.com/

Distinguished Women of Past and Present
Biographical profiles of distinguished women in a variety of fields and areas, organized and searchable by subject or by name. http://www.distinguishedwomen.com/

HateWatch (SPLC Sourthern Poverty Law Center)
Contains information about hate groups in general, and a "hate map" listing of groups around the U.S. http://www.splcenter.org/blog/

Human Rights Watch
Offers information on human rights abuses around the world. http://www.hrw.org/

Public Agenda Online
Up-to-date information on a variety of human issues. http://www.publicagenda.org/

Simon Wiesenthal Center
"The Simon Wiesenthal Center is an international Jewish human rights organization dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust by fostering tolerance and understanding through community involvement, educational outreach and social action." http://www.wiesenthal.com/

United Nations
Covers key issues in economic growth and sustainable development; international peace and security; development of Africa; human rights; humanitarian assistance; justice and international law; nuclear, chemical and conventional weapons disarmament; and drug control, crime prevention and counter-terrorism. http://www.un.org/en/index.html

United Nations CyberSchoolBus Human Rights in Action (Currently down for maintenance)
Dedicated to educating children about the Declaration of Human Rights, this highly interactive site offers lesson plans, projects, Q & A with experts, and more. http://www.un.org/cyberschoolbus/humanrights/index.asp

Voices of Youth (UNICEF)
A variety of information on the multiple aspects of UNICEF. http://www.voicesofyouth.org/

 

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