Recommended reading

Advocacy Toolkit: Book 1 Understanding advocacy, Book 2 Practical action in advocacy (2002) by Graham Gordon. Published by Tearfund.

What if you got involved? Taking a stand against social injustice (2003) by Graham Gordon, Paternoster Press.

Good news about injustice (2002) by Gary Haugen, Inter Varsity Press.

Justice, mercy and humility: Integral mission and the poor (2002) by Tim Chester, Paternoster Press.

Questioning the basis of our work: Christianity, children’s rights and development (2004) compiled by Judith Ennew and Paul Stephenson. Published by Tearfund.

For all people’s and all nations: Christian churches and human rights (2005) by John Nurser. WCC Publications.

Human rights for human dignity: A primer on economic, social and cultural rights (2005) by Amnesty International.

Full UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights (available in over 300 languages). Website:

Full UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Useful organisations

Human Rights Watch, 350 Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor, New York, NY 10118-3299, USA Website: Email:

Amnesty International, 17–25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA, UK Web site: Email:

Advocates for International Development, 10th Floor Beaufort House, 15 St Botolph St, London, EC3A 7EE, UK Web site: Email:

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland Website: Email:

International Labour Office, 4, route des Morillons, CH-1211 Geneva 22, Switzerland Website: Email:

Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International (FLO), Bonner Talweg 177, 53129 Bonn, Germany Website: Email: