Your State has committed to “ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms”. This is what the Sustainable Development Goal 16.10 affirms. Is your government holding up to its commitment? You can help to monitor its progress – and contribute to it!
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A 5-minute IFEX guide to how the UN checks whether or not governments are putting their international commitments on journalists’ safety and the problem of impunity into action – and how civil society can contribute.
The Open Government Partnership brings states together to make their governments more open, accountable, and responsive to citizens. Find out how civil society groups can be a part of it!
Melbourne Activist Legal Support (MALS) supports activists to defend their own civil and political rights. MALS runs legal training, provide resources and up to date information on the rights to protest in Victoria, Australia.
European Digital Rights (EDRi) is an association of civil and human rights organisations from across Europe. Its central objective is to promote, protect and uphold civil and human rights in the digital environment.
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.
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.
The Abidjan Principles promises to be the new reference point for governments, educators and education providers when debating the respective roles and duties of states and private actors in education. They compile and unpack existing legal obligations that States have regarding the delivery of education, and in particular the role and limitations of private actors in the provision of education. They provide more details about what international human rights law means by drawing from other sources of law and existing authoritative interpretations.
Alkarama is an NGO defending the victims of human rights violations in the Arab world – including violations of the right to life, to physical and mental integrity and to Civil and Political Rights – by using in priority international law mechanisms. Alkarama also helps to promote a culture of human rights in the Arab…
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…