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NGO  |   Capacity building  |   LGBT people's rights  |  
Organization logo: UHAI - East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative (UHAI EASHRI)

UHAI – the East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative (UHAI EASHRI) is an indigenous activist fund which provides flexible, accessible resources to support civil society activism around issues of sexuality, health and human rights in the East African region (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi) with a specific focus on the rights of sexual minorities.…

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Grant programs are an important element of many organizations’ response efforts. Grants have been used to: improve security (through the provision of surveillance cameras, bars on windows, security guards, etc.); to purchase equipment (radios, computers, mobile phones); to provide safe transport to meetings or court hearings; to pay for legal and medical fees; to support evacuations to safe houses or; to support temporary relocation for a women human rights defender (WHRD) and her family to another city or country. The following is a list of organizations sorted by region, that will perform grants and relief programs.

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Organization logo: International Justice Resource Center (IJRC)

The International Justice Resource Center (IJRC) is a non-profit human rights organization based in San Francisco, California. We share essential information, skills, and guidance with advocates and victims around the world to help them achieve justice and accountability for human rights violations using international law.

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Organization logo: Solitary Watch

  Solitary Watch is a web-based project aimed at bringing the widespread use of solitary confinement out of the shadows and into the light of the public square. Their mission is to provide the public—as well as practicing attorneys, legal scholars, law enforcement and corrections officers, policymakers, educators, advocates, people in prison and their families—with…

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Organization logo: We, The Protestors

We, The Protestors exists as a space for protestors nationwide to access the tools and resources to mobilize and organize It is a hub and a source of information. This will never replace the pace and power of Twitter, the flow of Tumblr, or the grace of Instagram – social media has sustained the movement.…

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he Human Rights House Network (HRHN) unites 90 human rights NGOs joining forces in independent Human Rights Houses in 13 countries in Western Balkans, Eastern Europe and South Caucasus, East and Horn of Africa, and Western Europe. HRHN’s aim is to protect, empower and support human rights defenders and their organisations locally and unite them…

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NGO  |   Research  |   LGBT people's rights  |  
Organization logo: Safra Project

The Safra Project is a resource project working on issues relating to lesbian, bisexual and/or transgender women who identify as Muslim religiously and/or culturally (Muslim LBT women). The Safra Project was set up in October 2001 by and for Muslim LBT women. The issues faced by Muslim LBT women, and the (combination of) prejudices based…

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Hundreds of past and present cases of nonviolent conflict exist.  To make these cases more accessible, the International Center for Nonviolent Conflict is compiling summaries of them.  Each summary aims to provide a clear perspective on the role that nonviolent civil resistance has played or is playing in a particular case.  

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With differing systems in place and a review underway, Mariana Pena – legal officer for international justice with the Open Society Justice Initiative – explores the application process for victims to participate in ICC proceedings in this guest post.

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