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The Atlas of Torture website is a project of the Human Dignity and Public Security team at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights (BIM) in Vienna, Austria. It intends to provide an objective overview of the situation of torture and ill-treatment around the world.

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Organization logo: International Justice Mission (IJM)

International Justice Mission is a human rights agency that brings rescue to victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression. IJM lawyers, investigators and aftercare professionals work with local officials to secure immediate victim rescue and aftercare, to prosecute perpetrators and to ensure that public justice systems – police, courts and laws…

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Organization logo: Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. HRW stand with victims and activists to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and to bring offenders to justice.

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Organization logo: International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

FIDH is an international network gathering 164 Human Rights leagues all around the world. Since 1922, FIDH is fighting against any sort of injustice, intolerance, racism and discrimination, campaigns and acts to protect victims of human rights’ transgressions, take prevention actions against them and prosecute their perpetrators.

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Organization logo: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC)

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is the only non-profit organization drawing attention to the human rights impacts (positive & negative) of over 5100 companies, operating in over 180 countries. Their website is relied on by businesspeople, advocates, governments, investors and the UN. They expose reality in a field too often dominated by rhetoric, and…

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This fact sheet from the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) discusses children’s rights under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the constructive monitoring of these rights, and how to make children’s rights a reality.

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