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					 Research Strategies:
Human Rights Council
   Your Model UN Country and
Access to Education and Employment
            for Women
 FINDING SOURCES ONLINE

• Sources need to be:
  – Relevant
 FINDING SOURCES ONLINE

• Sources need to be:
  – Relevant
  – Recent
 FINDING SOURCES ONLINE

• Sources need to be:
  – Relevant
  – Recent
  – Reliable
WIKIPEDIA . . . and other online encyclopedias:
BLOGS: Are they helpful?
ONLINE NEWSPAPERS: Which can we trust?
Let’s see . . . Can we trust this news source?
            NEWS SOURCES
• Traditional News:      Other Sources:
  –   BBC                  - UN press agencies
  –   New York Times       - NGOs
  –   CNN
                           - Government sites
  –   Major Newspapers
 Inter Press Service: IPS NEWS
        http://ipsnews.net/
• Focus on develompment and developing
  countries
• NGO status
• Works with UN
    IRIN: Humanitarian News
     http://www.irinnews.org/
• UN Service
• Designed for humanitarian workers and
  people in Education
• Information on developing countries
                   Finding Statistics
•   World Bank http://data.worldbank.org/topic/social-development
•   UNDP Statistics http://hdr.undp.org/en/statistics/hdi/
•   UNICEF Statistics http://www.unicef.org/sowc08/statistics/statistics.php
•   UNDP Gender Inequality Index http://hdr.undp.org/en/statistics/gii/
•   Gender Gap Index http://genderindex.org/countries
•   Gender Equity Index http://www.socwatch.org/taxonomy/term/527
•   Wikigender http://www.wikigender.org/index.php/Countries:World
                      CEDAW Reports
• http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/cedaw/reports.htm

• Article 10: Discrimination against women
  in Education
   –   http://daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/N07/398/67/PDF/N0739867.pdf?OpenElement



• Article 11: Discrimination against women
  in Employment
   –   http://daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/N07/264/90/PDF/N0726490.pdf?OpenElement
               Beijing Declaration
• First conference in 1975 in Mexico City
     •   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU8A3CjM8f8&feature=player_embedded


• Fourth conference in 1995 in Beijing
  resulted in the Beijing Declaration and
  Platform for Action
• Review every five years
  – 2000 (Beijing + 5)
  – 2005 (Beijing + 10)
  – 2010 (Beijing + 15)
                      Beijing + 15
http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/beijing15/national-level.html#quest

• National report on 12 critical areas for
  women including:
   – Education and training (Section 2.2)
   – Women and the Economy (Section 2.7)
• Conclusions (Part 3 or 4)
   – Remaining challenges
   – Future Actions
                  LEGISLATION
• WIKIGENDER
    http://www.wikigender.org/index.php/Countries:World
• WORLD BANK: Women, Business and the
  Law
•   http://wbl.worldbank.org/

				
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