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The International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) is a collaborative initiative of groups and individuals from around the world working to secure economic and social justice through human rights. Through ESCR-Net, groups and individuals can exchange information, develop a collective voice, amplify their actions, develop new tools and strategies. By facilitating joint actions, enhancing communications and building solidarity across regions, the network seeks to build a global movement to make human rights and social justice a reality for all.

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The grants and technical assistance of the Fund for Global Human Rights are focused on crucial and difficult work that otherwise might falter for lack of resources, bring financial stability to human rights groups, and help human rights defenders increase their visibility and impact. The Fund supports a wide range of human rights issues, such as defending indigenous land rights in Guatemala, promoting women’s rights in Morocco, pressing for accountability for war crimes in West Africa, and ending the practice of bonded labor (a form of slavery) in India.

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Minority Rights Group International campaigns worldwide with around 130 partners in over 60 countries to ensure that disadvantaged minorities and indigenous peoples, often the poorest of the poor, can make their voices heard. Through training and education, legal cases, publications and the media, they support minority and indigenous people as they strive to maintain their rights to the land they live on, the languages they speak, to equal opportunities in education and employment, and to full participation in public life.

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The Lifeline Embattled CSO Assistance Fund provides emergency financial assistance to civil society organizations (CSOs) under threat or attack and advocacy support responding to broader threats to civil society.

Lifeline supports a variety of CSOs that conduct advocacy, promote and protect human rights, and/or act in a watchdog capacity, including human rights organizations, journalist associations, student groups, labor unions, think tanks, and others.

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This course aims to provide human rights defenders with tools and abilities to be able to improve their security and protection management, to contribute to improving security and protection for the people that human rights defenders are working for or with (such as witnesses, rape victims, etc.), and to improve the strategies for security and protection utilized by staff members of human rights organizations working on the protection of defenders.

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The Social Impact Labs are a platform for social entrepreneurs, freelancers and companies working in all aspects of social entrepreneurship.

The Labs offer an ecosystem for social entrepreneurs: physical space for working, networking and exchange, business advice and start-up support.

You will find: consulting & qualification offers, shared services, networking, events and co-working space >> Everything about social entrepreneurship.

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The Program for Torture Victims (PTV) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that rebuilds the lives of torture survivors from over 65 countries who have stood up for freedom, democracy, and human dignity. The first organization of its kind in the country, PTV has helped heal the wounds of thousands of survivors through comprehensive services, empowering them to reenter society, reclaim their identities, and work toward a world without torture.

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DIGNITY is a Danish human rights institute specializing in treatment, research, international development work and advocacy. It is represented in more than 20 countries where they cooperate with local partner organisations to fight torture, helping torture victims and their families find a better way of life.

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