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 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…
The Terai Human Rights Defence (THRD) Alliance aims to achieve social justice in Nepal through equality and non-discrimination via the institutionalization of effective social justice delivery mechanisms.
Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) is a Human Rights movement dedicated to upholding and defending the freedom and constitutional rights of all Indians. Their focus areas include minority rights, freedom of expression, criminal justice reform, and child rights.
Transparentem is a discreet, non-profit unit that illuminates supply chains and spurs eradication of human and environmental abuses. We use frontline investigative reporting and forensic methods in compliance with international ethical standards.