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On-Line Resources for Capacity Building for Mission and Justice from UN and Other Sources

You can do self-learning on a variety of topics at your own pace. 

UN Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, 2016
This handbook takes a human rights perspective and suggests actions. It is essential background for those in ministries with people living in poverty.  

                        The book is in four parts:  

                        Part 1 - The basics;  

                        Part 2 - Key principles for engaging with people living in poverty;

                        Part 3 - Empowering people in extreme poverty to claim their rights;

                        Part 4 - Monitoring and ensuring accountability.

                       Go To: http://franciscansinternational.org/handbook


 UN Women Virtual Knowledge Center

     To end violence against women and girls, learn the international     
     trends and practices regarding violence against women.
     Go to:  http://www.endvawnow.org/

Child Right/ Human Rights

     Increase your knowledge of Human rights and children through the
     self learning course prepared by UNICEF. 
     English only, Requires simple user log in registration first time 

    Website has printable version of Materials /  Modules include: 

    Module 1: Human Rights and the Human Rights-based Approach to Development 
    Module 2: Social and Economic Policies to Reduce Poverty and Ensure Child Rights 
    Module 3: Understanding Multidimensional Child Poverty 
    Module 4: Public Finance and Social Budgeting  
    Module 5: Social Protection Systems  
    Module 6: Children and Migration  
    Module 7: Children and Climate Change  
    Module 8: Advocacy and Influencing Policy for Children 
    Goto: http://promotingchildrights.org/loginpage.aspx 

Human Rights training Videos from the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

     Now subtitled in fourteen languages, including Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish and Russian
     (click on "cc" in the YouTube viewer): 

          - What is a Human Right? - http://goo.gl/jWWRV
          - What is the Human Rights Council? - http://goo.gl/ZPN5d
          - What is a Human Rights Treaty Body? - http://goo.gl/Rf0ce

Defending Human Rights - Online Distance Learning Programme  (in ENGLISH)

The University of York [http://www.york.ac.uk/about/] through its Center for Applied Human Rights      [ http://www.york.ac.uk/cahr/studying/] offers various on-line learning programs during the year.

Part or Full scholarships are often available to applicants.

    Go to:  http://www.york.ac.uk/cahr/studying/online/   And search for current programs and offerings.  



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