UN Launches Database of Cases by Expert Committees on Human Rights
The Treaty Bodies are committees of independent experts that monitor implementation of the core international human rights treaties. There are 10 of them including the Committee against Torture, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, the Committee on Enforced Disappearances and the Committee on the Rights of the Child.
The database was developed using data from the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM) at the Utrecht University School of Law. Cases are indexed by various categories, including State, date, subject and keywords, which can all be used as search criteria.