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Country Reports

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.  Annual publication from the U.S. Department of State. Includes individual reports on countries.

International Religious Freedom Report. Annual report from the U.S. Department of State.  Includes individual reports on countries.

Reports on Human Rights by Country.  UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.  Country pages link to reports and "observations" on Human Rights practices related to a number of specific areas including Rights of Children and discrimination against women and minority groups.

Human Development Reports.  These UN created  country reports include Human Development Index (HDI),  Inequality-Adjusted Human Development Index, Gender Inequality Index (GII), and Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI).

Human Rights Watch. Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people in 90 countries worldwide, spotlighting abuses and bringing perpetrators to justice.

Amnesty International Report. Searchable by country.  

Human Rights Watch. World Report. Includes reports on specific countries under Country Chapters.

Global Gender Gap Report. This World Economic Forum report benchmarks national gender gaps on economic, political, education- and health-based criteria, and provides country rankings that allow for effective comparisons across regions and income groups, and over time.