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Organization logo: Global Witness

Many of the world’s worst environmental and human rights abuses are driven by the exploitation of natural resources and corruption in the global political and economic system. Global Witness is campaigning to end this. Global Witness carries out hard-hitting investigations, expose these abuses, and campaign for change. Global Witness is independent, not-for-profit, and works with…

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The initiative to build a Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and End Transnational Corporations (TNCs)’ Impunity came from a network of organizations, social movements, campaigns and affected communities working on the consequences of European TNCs operations in Latin America. The joint work was galvanized together with the Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) and the Bi-regional…

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NGO  |   Legal assistance  |   Economic and social rights  |  
Organization logo: Baltimore Action Legal Team (BALT)

Baltimore Action Legal Team (BALT) provides legal support to Baltimore communities as they exercise their civil liberties protesting against injustices rooted in structural racism and economic inequality. BALT exercises a community lawyering approach because they believe that communities’ organizing efforts should drive legal advocacy. They support and advance mass defense employing a human rights and…

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The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network/U.S. (ETAN) is a U.S.-based grassroots organization working in solidarity with the peoples of East Timor, West Papua and Indonesia. ETAN educates, organizes, and advocates for human rights, women’s rights, societal and economic justice, democracy and genuine self-determination in East Timor. ETAN works for justice for historic and ongoing…

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This interactive dashboard maps the ratification status of 18 international human rights treaties by country. The indicator refers to the expression by the State of its consent to be bound by a human rights treaty under international law.

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Children's rights  |  

Jewelry Labor Alert (JLA)’s overall goal is to end child labor in the jewelry trade permanently. The best way to do this is to stop the flow of money to sources that use child labor. Their team of dedicated volunteers are helping to do this by raising awareness amongst jewelry industry participants and the wider…

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Discrimination  |  

The National Coalition of Law Enforcement Officers for Justice is comprised of retired and former law enforcement officers from a myriad of police agencies across the United States. This multi-cultural group was created to validate, address and resolve the problems which have permeated national news as it relates to institutionalized racism being exhibited within a…

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The following list from the Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRD) International Coalition includes organizations sorted by region that conduct advocacy activities with regional and international human rights mechanisms.

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Some organizations provide some form of temporary relocation for human rights defenders at risk, intended to help them escape from dangerous situations or continuous persecution. Emergency hotlines provide an instant and effective mechanism for human rights defenders at immediate risk to contact means for assistance. They are intended to mobilize rapid international support and action. The following is a list of organizations sorted by region, that will perform temporary relocation and emergency hotline.

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NGO  |   Capacity building  |   LGBT people's rights  |  

The Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality (AFE) works to encourage and support sexuality, gender and bodily rights’ movements in the Middle East and North Africa through capacity building, knowledge production, exchange, and security and emergency response.

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