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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Human rights defenders  |  

Fighting for human rights is risky, and human rights defenders (HRDs) in the East and Horn of Africa are often subject to threats, attacks, and violence. Their vision is a region in which the human rights of every citizen as stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is respected and upheld.

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The People’s Commission to Decriminalize Maryland was established for the express purpose to reduce the disparate impact of the justice system on youth and adults who have been historically targeted and marginalized by local and state criminal and juvenile laws based on their race, gender, disability or socio-economic status. To this end, the core work…

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The Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) defends freedom of thought and expression, due process and equal protection of the law as well as to promote the development of a vigorous civil society. HRLHA is a non-governmental organization established with the aim to monitor and promote observance of nationally, regionally and internationally…

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NGO  |   Reporting/monitoring  |   Rule of law  |  

Ethiopian Initiative For Human Rights (EIHR) is a non-governmental, non-profit making and independent organization certified to monitor and report the situation of human rights, rule of law and good governance in Ethiopia.

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Center for Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD) is an organization that follows a rights-centered approach to help the democratization process in Ethiopia. CARD focuses on youth’s civic engagement, and promoting conflict-sensitive dialogue through informed freedom of expression, as well as combating disinformation, hate and dangerous speech. CARD is also dedicated grassroots empowerments of the…

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NGO  |   Reporting/monitoring  |   Rule of law  |  

Action for Transparency is an organization that calls for the accountability of government funds in the health and education sector. They engage with individuals from Kariobangi, one of Nairobi’s informal settlements, enlisting the help of the constituents of Kariobangi in the monitoring and evaluation of projects and funds allocated to them. Action for Transparency (A4T)…

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NGO  |   Reporting/monitoring  |   Legal framework  |  

The Human Rights Council (HRCO) is a membership-based, non-partisan, non-political, non-governmental, not for profit and independent human rights group in Ethiopia. HRCO stands for democracy, the prevalence of the rule of law and respect of human rights in Ethiopia. From its inception on October 1991, HRCO remains the only human rights monitoring and reporting group…

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NGO  |   Capacity building  |   Racial justice  |  

The Workers Center for Racial Justice is a grassroots organization fighting for Black Liberation and a fair and inclusive society that benefits all people. They organize Black workers and their families to address the root causes of high rates of unemployment, low-wage work and over-criminalization impacting Black communities. They focus on direct action organizing, policy advocacy,…

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NGO  |   Education  |   Digital activism  |  

The Radical Database is a growing list of petitions, fundraisers, legal help/aid, Food & Medicine assistance, reading lists to petitions, career help to mental health resources, and more. There’s something for everyone. No matter what, you’ll find what you’re looking for. It’s free, so no excuses. This website was created by Angelina Ruiz, an artist,…

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Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death. AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.  AFSP creates…

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