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Humanities Model UN Simulation

General Information about the United Nations

Research Links by Subject

Implementation of a Global Standard of Education/Literacy
http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/index.shtml
http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/
http://www.worldbank.org/education
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:World_literacy_map_UHHD_2007_2008.png

USAID Site: educational statistics by country
http://ged.eads.usaidallnet.gov/data/

State of the World’s Children 2004 (girls’ education & its relationship to other development goals)
http://www.unicef.org/sowc04
http://www.theglobaleducationproject.org/earth/index.php
http://www.theglobaleducationproject.org/earth/human-conditions.php-6

Improving the status of women in Rural Areas
Ahmed, Zubeida. “The Plight of Rural Women: Alternatives for Action.”
http://heinonline.org/HOL/LandingPage?collection=journals&handle=hein.journals/intlr119&div=47&id=&page=
http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/EGUA-86XPP2?OpenDocument
http://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/pdf/digest6e.pdf
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs239/3e/
http://www.who.int/gender/documents/MDGs&VAWSept05.pdf
http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/ublic/---ed_mas/---eval/documents/publication/wcms_116345.pdf
http://www.rwhp.org/
www.bridgew.edu/soas/jiws/May09/WomenPhilippines.pdf
http://www.un.org/womenwatch/feature/idrw/
http://www.accessmylibrary.com/article-1G1-113052907/participation-rural-women-development.html

Human Trafficking
http://www.humantrafficking.org/
http://www.amnestyinternational.org/
http://www.notforsalecampaign.org/
http://www.fbi.gov/hq/cid/civilrights/slavery.htm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pr4xnWa1R2M
http://www.youtube/watch?v=VZTN0TbsRYA (Modern Slavery: human trafficking)
http://wwwyoutube.com/watch?v=YGAaWjsAOCA&feature=fvw (Eye to Eye with Katie Couric)
http:///www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAH4dK0wH04 (human trafficking documentary)

Aid in East Africa
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,776932,00.html
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/africa/east/Oxfam-Horn-of-Africa-Needs-Faster-Drought-Aid-126575313.html
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/africa/UN-Militants-Forcing-Somali-Migration-Along-With-Famine-126607313.html
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=39086
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=39049&Cr=Horn+of+Africa&Cr1=

Syria
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/17/world/middleeast/at-least-six-protesters-killed-in-syria.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss
http://www.realtruth.org/articles/110915-003.html
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=39473
http://rt.com/news/syria-death-amnesty-rights-527/
http://rt.com/news/un-sanctions-syria-crisis-391/
http://www.economist.com/blogs/newsbook/2011/06/syrias-unrest
http://www.jpost.com/LandedPages/SearchResults.aspx?q=Syrian%20Unrest
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2011/09/201191510549594242.html
http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/syria-protests

Maritime Piracy
http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1858572,00.html
http://www.modernpiracy.com/home.htm
http://home.wanadoo.nl/m.bruyneel/archive/modern/index.htm
http://www.soutchinasea.org/docs/Mo,%20Options%20to%20Combat%20Piracy%20in%20SEAsia.pdf
http://www.crf.org/publications/18376/combating_maritime_piracy.html
http://www.worldpeacefoundation.org/WPF_Piracy_PolicyBrief_11.pdf

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