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Human Rights Institute

University of Connecticut (public)


Founded in 2001, the Human Rights Institute has two main goals: to coordinate the University of Connecticut’s human rights initiatives and to support the faculty and students who study human rights, and to promote an educational approach to international human rights scholarship based upon multidisciplinary research in the social sciences, humanities, and law.

Publications / Reports
The Human Rights Institute Newsletter, biannually published every spring and autumn, is freely accessible online http://humanrights.uconn.edu/publications.php

Online resources and databases
A list of human rights organizations can be found online



Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights

Yale University (private) – School of Law


Founded in 1989, the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights of Yale Law School coordinates diverse activities inherent to human rights and contributes to human rights development at the local and global levels.

Publications / Reports
Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal is an annual journal that provides a wide range of perspectives on human rights and development. Student-edited and published online, the Journal includes articles, notes, and book reviews written by the best academics, practitioners, and students of law.