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Organizations & Initiatives

  • Women’s UN Report Network (WUNRN)

    The Women’s UN Report Program & Network (WUNRN) is a non-governmental organization to implement the conclusions and recommendations of a United Nations Study on Freedom of Religion of Belief and the Status of Women From the Viewpoint of Religion and Traditions. This study is a major, universal, comprehensive U.N. approach to intolerance and discrimination against women based on religion and traditions. To strengthen the nexus between women’s rights and freedom of religion or belief, it is important to build on the Juridical and Factual Aspects of this study by research, plans of action and practical projects. WUNRN, together with The Tandem Project, is committed to this objective through support for the dignity and fundamental rights of women everywhere, and by the promotion of tolerance and the end of discrimination against women based on religion and traditions.

  • Working for Justice in Guatemala (NISGUA)

    NISGUA participates in a global movement for human rights and fair and just economic systems. They support the oppressed peoples of Guatemala and hold the powerful in Guatemala and the U.S. accountable for their actions. By linking grassroots movements in Guatemala and the U.S., they promote positive social change in both countries as well as solidarity that is mutually respectful and beneficial.

  • 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.

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