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Social Justice and Human Rights

This guide is designed to support students in the Social Justice and Human Rights Master's Degree program. It includes resources for research both local and global issues.

Migration and Immigration

International Organization for Migration IOM
IOM works to help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, be they refugees, displaced persons or other uprooted people.

Migration Policy Institute MPI
MPI provides analysis, development, and evaluation of migration and refugee policies at local, national, and international levels.

Force Migration Online FMO
Forced Migration Online provides online access to a diverse range of resources concerning the situation of forced migrants worldwide. The include documents, videos, Force Migration Review, a discussion group and more. 


Human Trafficking

Polaris, named after the North Star that guided slaves to freedom in the U.S., disrupts the conditions that allow human trafficking to thrive in our society. From working with government leaders to protect victims’ rights, to building partnerships with the world’s leading technology corporations, we spark long-term change that focuses communities on identifying, reporting and eliminating trafficking networks.

includes... National Human Trafficking Resource Center 

UN Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking
UN.GIFT aims to mobilize state and non-state actors to eradicate human trafficking by reducing both the vulnerability of potential victims and the demand for exploitation in all its forms; ensuring adequate protection and support to those who fall victim; and supporting the efficient prosecution of the criminals involved, while respecting the fundamental human rights of all persons.

U.S. Department of State, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (G/TIP)
This office engages in discussions with governments to help strengthen cooperative efforts to eradicate trafficking.


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