Below is a brief introduction to the principle of “intersectionality” and some framing questions to support your application of the framework in your proposals, presentations, and discussions for the US Human Rights Network’s national bi-annual conference, Advancing Human Rights.
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This list’s purpose is to bring awareness to the many Native American issues. Below you’ll find information and solutions to fight these problems.
“A security culture is a set of customs shared by a community whose members may be targeted by the government, designed to minimize risk.” This zine is an excellent introductory piece on security culture. It defines what a security culture is, gives practical examples of how it can be used and implemented, and addresses numerous other components of security culture.
Bypass Censorship addresses the issue of censorship affecting audiences globally by connecting people to effective tools that make it possible for them to access the Internet and the vital information they need.
This study guide provides an introduction to sexual orientation and human rights, the rights at stake for LGBT individuals, instruments for protection and promotion of LGBT rights, advocacy, educational and training materials, and more.
To protect civil society organizations (CSOs) from the application of the legal barriers the following principles seek to articulate what governs and protects CSOs from repressive intrusions by government.
Strategic thinking is a discipline used in all types of work. Human rights work is no exception – in order to make change, you need a plan. Find here a collection of strategic-thinking resources and tools for human rights defenders to help in the selection and application of successful tactics.
The increasing importance of information and communication has brought with it another phenomenon: the rise of a surveillance society. Surveillance can be seen as an attempt by the powerful to maintain their dominance, asserting control over communication. At Riseup, the goal is to make a high degree of security easy and accessible for everyone.
Abstracted from Gene Sharp’s classic three-volume work, The Politics of Nonviolent Action, this monograph summarizes the core concepts behind the technique of nonviolent struggle.