OHCHR Fact Sheets

Database of fact sheets from the UN on various human rights topics, available in English and Spanish.

The Impact of Mercenary Activities on the Right of Peoples to Self-Determination

Seventeen Frequently Asked Questions about United Nations Special Rapporteurs

Harmful Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children

Discrimination against Women: The Convention and the Committee

Human Rights and Refugees

National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

Minority Rights

The Committee against Torture

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Contemporary Forms of Slavery

International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions

The Rights of the Child

The Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Combating Torture

Advisory Services and Technical Cooperation in the Field of Human Rights

The International Bill of Human Rights

Human Rights Machinery