This manual was written for human rights workers to better understand the general subject of monitoring. Concepts and specialised terminology are discussed, along with the different bodies involved in monitoring. It is a great introductory read on the subject, and is meant for small non governmental organizations. Chapters that are covered include: what is monitoring in general, what is human rights monitoring, why monitor, who monitors, how and where to get data, how to monitor a situation, how to monitor a case, how to analyze data, and what more can be done. There are also a glossary and bibliography.