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Organizations & Initiatives

  • World Justice Project (WJP)

    The World Justice Project (WJP) engages citizens and leaders from across the globe and from multiple work disciplines to advance the rule of law. Through Research and Scholarship, the WJP Rule of Law Index, and Engagement, WJP seeks to increase public awareness about the foundational importance of the rule of law, stimulate policy reforms, and develop practical, on-the-ground programs that enhance and extend the rule of law.

  • World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT)

    Created in 1985, the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) is today the main coalition of international non-governmental organisations (NGO) fighting against torture, summary executions, enforced disappearances and all other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. With 311 affiliated organisations in its SOS-Torture Network and many tens of thousands correspondents in every country, OMCT is the most important network of non-governmental organisations working for the protection and the promotion of human rights in the world.

  • Yes to Life No to Mining

    The Yes to Life, No to Mining movement is the expression of hundreds of individuals, organisations and communities whom, each in their own way, are standing up for earth justice.

  • Youth Against Corruption Vanuatu (YACV)

    Youth Against Corruption Vanuatu is a social network of young people from Vanuatu who are based in Vanuatu and overseas with over 1200 group members and growing everyday, and stands for the rights of every young people in Vanuatu regardless of demographics, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, gender, disability, and youths who are voiceless and often doubly discriminated because of their circumstances. YACV has rapidly become popular in Port Vila, Luganville, and the South Pacific Community and the Commonwealth.

  • Youth for Human Rights (YHR)

    The purpose of Youth for Human Rights International is to teach youth about human rights, specifically the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and inspire them to become valuable advocates for tolerance and peace.

  • Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI)

    Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2001 by Dr. Mary Shuttleworth, an educator born and raised in apartheid South Africa, where she witnessed firsthand the devastating effects of discrimination and the lack of basic human rights. The purpose of YHRI is to teach youth about human rights, specifically the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and inspire them to become advocates for tolerance and peace. YHRI has now grown into a global movement, including hundreds of groups, clubs and chapters around the world.

  • Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum

    The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) is a coalition of nineteen human rights NGOs in Zimbabwe who, while having their own objectives, are concerned with the level and nature of organized violence and torture in the country perpetuated mainly, though not exclusively, by state agents and their ancillaries. Its mission is to reduce organized violence and torture, cruel inhuman and degrading treatment; to challenge impunity and to foster a culture and the building of institutions of non-violence, tolerance and the respect for human rights in Zimbabwe.

  • Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR)

    Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) is a not for profit human rights organization whose core objective is to foster a culture of human rights in Zimbabwe as well as encourage the growth and strengthening of human rights at all levels of Zimbabwean society through observance of the rule of law. ZLHR is committed to upholding respect for the rule of law and the unimpeded administration of justice, free and fair elections, the free flow of information and the protection of constitutional rights and freedoms in Zimbabwe and the surrounding region.

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