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On the Internet:

The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, George Washington University: www.gwu.edu/~erpapers

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: www.unhchr.ch

The International Labor Organization, Principles and Rights at Work: www.ilo.org

The AFL-CIO, Voice@Work: www.aflcio.org/voice@work


About Eleanor Roosevelt:

A World Made New, Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Mary Ann Glendon, Random House, New York, 2001.

Leadership The Eleanor Roosevelt Way, Timeless Strategies from the First Lady of Courage, Robin Gerber, Prentice Hall Press, New York, 2002.

Eleanor Roosevelt, Vols. I and II, Blanche W. Cook, Viking, New York, 1992, 1999.

What I Hope to Leave Behind, The Essential Essays of Eleanor Roosevelt, Allida M. Black, Carlson Publishing, New York, 1995.


About the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Women

Workers’ Rights As Human Rights, James A. Gross (Ed), ILR Press, Ithaca, NY, 2003.

"Unfair Advantage: Workers’ Freedom of Association in the United States Under Human Rights Standards," Human Rights Watch, New York, 2000 (www.hrw.org/reports).

Human Rights for All: The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, Leila Rassekh Milani, Working Group on Ratification of CEDAW, General Federation of Women's Clubs, Washington, DC, 2001.

"Local Action/ Global Change: Learning About the Human Rights of Women and Girls," Julie Mertus, with Nancy Flowers and Mallika Dutt, United Nations Development Fund for Women, New York (www.unifem.undp.org), and The Center for Women's Global Leadership, Rutgers University, New Jersey (www.cwgl.rutgers.edu), 1999


Materials prepared by The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers with partial funding from the 21st Century ILGWU Heritage Fund, www.gwu.edu/~erpapers/workers.