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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Human rights defenders  |  

The South India Cell for Human Rights Education and Monitoring (SICHREM) seeks to empower the disempowered groups of Dalits, tribals, women, children and minorities to protect their individual and collective rights for a dignified life, through education, monitoring and mobilizing civil society for concerted action.  

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Coalition  |   Legal assistance  |   Legal framework  |  

The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL) was founded September 15, 2007 as a nationwide association of human rights lawyers as well as law students, paralegals and legal workers in the Philippines united by a commitment to the defense, protection, and promotion of human rights especially of the poor and the oppressed.

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NGO  |   Capacity building  |   LGBT people's rights  |  

Kaleidoscope Australia Human Rights Foundation is a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting and protecting the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in the Asia Pacific region. They work directly with local activists to enhance their capacity to combat prejudice, hostile authorities, and discriminatory laws, helping them achieve the freedom and equality…

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Melbourne Activist Legal Support (MALS) supports activists to defend their own civil and political rights though the provision of training, resources and up to date information on the rights to protest in the State of Victoria.

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NGO  |   Networking/connecting  |   Women's rights  |  

Voice for Change is a provincial women’s organization based in Jiwaka province of Papua New Guinea working towards eradicating all forms of violence. The organization focuses on creating safe spaces for girls and women and empowering women economically. The organization works in collaboration with local communities, the police and community law enforcers (village court magistrates,…

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The Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI) works to produce a free easy-to-access database of metrics, summarising human rights performance in countries around the world. HRMI aims to be comprehensive by producing metrics that cover the full range of rights embodied in international law, particularly the collection of international treaties known as the International Bill of…

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Organization logo: PEN Eritrea

PEN Eritrea was officially recognized as a center at the 80th PEN International Congress in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on 1 October 2014. The center joins a global network of writers in over 100 countries across the globe who campaign to promote literature and defend freedom of expression. Due to the extremely repressive political climate in Eritrea,…

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NGO  |   Civil and political rights  |  

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. is America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice. Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, LDF seeks structural changes to expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in a society that fulfills the promise of equality for all Americans. LDF also defends the gains and protections…

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Civil and political rights  |  
Organization logo: International Campaign for Freedom in the United Arab Emirates (ICFUAE)

The International Campaign for Freedom in the United Arab Emirates (ICFUAE) was launched to support political activism and democratic reform in the UAE. The ICFUAE campaigns for respect for human rights, the release of all political prisoners, an end to torture of those detainees, support for an independent judiciary and support for progress towards a…

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