Globally, women face barriers to obtaining justice in their capacities as claimants, victims, witnesses or offenders, often driven by institutional, policy and legislative failure to remove discrimination, gender bias, stereotyping, stigma, indifference, corruption and impunity. This toolkit provides practical guidance on how to address these barriers across justice systems and within the contexts of: marriage, family and property rights; ending violence against women; and women in conflict with the law, with special reference to programming at country level.
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The Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN) is the voice of all military women – past, present and future. They are a member-driven community network advocating for the individual and collective needs of service women.
The Network of Human Rights Defenders in Central Africa (REDHAC) works to strengthen the capacity of human rights defenders in Central Africa and support their protection.
Child Rights International Network (CRIN)’s case studies illustrate how strategic litigation works in practice by asking the people involved about their experience. They aim to cover a wide range of violations and jurisdictions, and publicise little-known cases. By sharing these stories CRIN hopes to not only raise awareness of challenges to children’s rights violations around the world, but also give you the tools to challenge similar violations where you live.
La misión es promover el acceso a la justicia para grupos en situación de vulnerabilidad y la rendición de cuentas de las autoridades para el fortalecimiento del Estado Democrático de Derecho vía el fortalecimiento de las víctimas, acciones jurisdiccionales y la incidencia en políticas públicas.
En el CDLSINFO-CR defendemos y promovemos los Derechos Humanos de la población trabajadora migrante, refugiada, indígena, afrodescendiente en condición de vulnerabilidad; somos un equipo, responsable y comprometido que representa, asesora, acompaña y capacita a las personas para el libre ejercicio de sus derechos.
The Child Rights International Network (CRIN) is a creative think tank that produces new and dynamic perspectives on human rights issues, with a focus on children’s rights. Through research and artwork, CRIN encourage dialogue and critical thinking about ways to fight the causes, not the symptoms, of rights violations against children. Its activities include providing…
Detained in Dubai’s mission is to ensure the security of foreign nationals in the Gulf from unjust detention, wrongful prosecution, and all other violations of their human rights; and to promote reforms in the region that will contribute to the stability of the lives and interests of the expats who reside there. Detained in Dubai…
CEGSS works to contribute to the elimination of all inequities in health, as well as social exclusion and its determinants. To do this, they use a model that combines social science research with capacity building among populations that are socially excluded in order to promote social change and political action. La misión del CEGSS es…
The Ceasefire Centre for Civilian Rights is an international initiative to develop civilian-led monitoring of violations of international humanitarian law or human rights; to secure accountability and reparation for those violations; and to develop the practice of civilian rights.