Formed in March 2011, the Southern Border Communities Coalition (SBCC) brings together 60 organizations to ensure that U.S. border enforcement policies and practices are accountable and fair, respect human dignity and human rights, and prevent the loss of life in the region.
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Goutte d’eau seeks to give all vulnerable Cambodian children equal access to children’s rights. Their target groups include children victim of trafficking, children working and living in the street, children victims of any kind of abuse or exploitation, children suffering of substance abuse, and children with mental and/or physical disabilities. Their mission is to work…
Romani CRISS is a non-governmental organization established on April 4th, 1993, which defends and promotes the rights of Roma in Romania by providing legal assistance in cases of abuse and works to combat and prevent racial discrimination against Roma in all areas of public life, including the fields of education, employment, housing and health.
Not For Sale is a campaign devoted to fighting human trafficking and modern-day slavery. They manage social impact programs on the ground; monitor, measure, and assess the depth and breadth of their impact; tell stories to connect people to the most vulnerable; and create meaningful relationship with people, communities, and companies.
SWAN is a network of Shan women active in Shan State and Thailand. It was founded on 28 March 1999. Its mission is to work on gender equality and justice for Shan women in the struggle for social and political change in Burma through community based actions, research and advocacy.
The Foundation of Child Understanding (FOCUS) aims to become an organization that drives an effective protection system for vulnerable children and adults in society, an organization which is accepted by multilateral partners.
Tamaz Ezer from the Open Society Foundation’s Public Health Program discusses four key lessons obtained in collaborating with medical and law schools to develop 25 courses on human rights and patient care in nine countries: Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, and Ukraine and courses with a specific focus on human rights and access to medicines in another three countries: Kenya, South Africa, and Uganda.
This 96-page report documents the coercive nature of manual scavenging. It is based on research Human Rights Watch conducted between November 2013 and July 2014 in the Indian states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh. According to Government of India statistics, the states chosen have had the highest number of people engaged in manual scavenging. Over 135 interviews were conducted, including with women and men who currently or previously practiced manual scavenging, rights activists, trade union workers, lawyers, and government officials.
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…