United Nations agreements on human rights

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The United Nations has convened and/or sponsored a series of conferences and conventions on aspects of human rights, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, covenants on civil and political rights, conventions against torture and genocide, the conventions on the rights of women and the rights of the child; the UN has also reaffirmed and revised the original Geneva Conventions. The United Nations Charter itself also addresses human rights. All the UN agreements, conventions, covenants, and related documents are accessible at http://www.hrweb.org/legal/undocs.html.

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