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The Campaign for Southern Equality has launched this online Toolkit to help LGBTQ Southerners – especially those in small towns and rural areas – understand and protect their rights. The Toolkit consists of Health Care Power of Attorney forms for every Southern state, LGBTQ-friendly attorney and physician lists, links to legal and mental health resources, and Name and Gender Change Guides. It also provides current information about changes in state and federal law against the backdrop of a rapidly-changing legal landscape.

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The CIVICUS Monitor is a cutting edge research tool built by civil society. CIVICUS aims to share reliable, up-to-date data on the state of civil society freedoms in all countries. Their interactive world map allows you to access live updates from civil society around the world, track threats to civil society and learn about the ways in which our right to participate is being realised or challenged.

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The “Civil Society and the Right to Access Resources” infographic clarifies how the right to access resources is defined by the international community and identifies strategies for defending that right.

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The EJ Atlas is a teaching, networking and advocacy resource. Strategists, activist organizers, scholars, and teachers will find many uses for the database, as well as citizens wanting to learn more about the often invisible conflicts taking place.
The site is centered on a visual display of thousands of environment-related conflicts around the globe. Each conflict is assigned a symbol marker to identify the primary resource or violation. Users can choose to show conflicts by commodity, region, company, and more. Each marker, when clicked, reveals background information about the conflict.

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MineAlert is a website and mobile app that alerts residents and organisations to mining applications and licenses in their regions. It aims to promote public- and private-sector accountability in the mining sector, to advance civil society and socio-economic rights, to protect the free flow of information, and to strengthen justice and equality.

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VOZ 

 Activist Toolkit

VOZ aims not to just extract information, but to support the voices of those who are normally excluded, disenfranchised, or oppressed. It is designed to provide a safe, secure and professional way in which Social Movement Organisations and activists can build and share their knowledge online, helping it to be recognized both locally and globally, and addressing power inequalities around knowledge. VOZ allows campaigners, activists and social movements to quickly and easily post live reports of human rights and environmental abuses occurring in their local area.

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Contested urban waterscapes is a platform that explores water inequalities in urban contexts from an interdisciplinary perspective. It particularly unravels how inequalities can be productively conceptualized and explained through contestations that emerge over the control and access to water in cities. Excavating the social power relations behind these contestations becomes imperative for understanding why water inequalities still persist in many cities in the world despite technical and managerial efforts.

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