Sources update: additional UN committees, IPS news, Women News Network, Caucasian Knot

We now cover more sources regularly on three additional UN committees, two additional UN missions, the Inter Press Service news agency, the Women News Network, and Caucasian Knot.

With the aim of improving the coverage of underreported topics, we added the Inter Press Service news agency, the Women News Network, and Caucasian Knot to our sources list.

Inter Press Service (IPS) is a news agency formed in 1964 and its mission is “giving a voice to the voiceless” (find out more on and on For, we consider those articles published with the keywords”human rights” or “women’s health”.

Women News Network (WNN) is a not-for-profit network of journalists founded in 2006 and based in Denver, USA., covering global human rights and women news. For, we consider those articles originally written by WNN.

Caucasian Knot (Kavkaz Uzel) is an Internet news medium founded by the human rights centre Memorial in 2001 with the goal “to ensure free access to truthful and non-engaged information about events in the Caucasus” (see Caucasian Knot for more). For, we only consider English language articles.

Additionally, reports from the following UN bodies will now be covered on (including state reports and selected NGO submissions):

  • UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED)
  • UN Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW)
  • UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilites (CRPD)
  • UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), replacing UNMIS.
  • UN Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS)
  • and the “Common Core Documents” forming part of state reports under the international human rights treaties.

Our coverage of the Guardian online, on the other hand, has been reduced to articles published under the “Guardian Weekly” section of

For more, see the list of sources covered regularly on

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