Reading time: 4 minutes We’re back with a new resource-roundup! This listicle covers the most essential resource uploads in 2019, plus a sneak peek into what we’ve added in 2020. In house you’ll find: a free digital grassroots community mapping tool, an online submission form to report Syrian violations, and a measurement tool aimed at tracking the progress of…

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Reading time: 3 minutes CIVICUS recently published their Protest Resilience Toolkit that reveals findings on protest movements around the world. This resource highlights the activist experience within movements and shares practical recommendations for human rights defenders and other global movements.

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Reading time: 3 minutes On Monday, October 14, 2019, indigenous communities joined to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the United States. Native activists and non-native allies work nationwide to reframe the narrative from colonialism to indigenous cultural heritage and resistance. To further the movement, here is a resource round-up of ten indigenous rights organizations you should know about.  The…

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Reading time: 2 minutes Detouring from our #FeaturedResourceFriday, we’re sharing a timely resource in honor of International Day of Non-Violence 2019.   Nonviolent action (NVA), also known as people power, political defiance, and nonviolent struggle, is a strategic way of reacting in conflict by steering away from physical violence.  NVA, as an alternative to violence, gives more opportunities to extend…

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Coalition  |   Capacity building  |   Women's rights  |  

La Red de Mujeres Jovenes de Choluteca es una red de mujeres jóvenes organizada con la finalidad de empoderar a las mujeres jóvenes en la defensa de los derechos sexuales y reproductivos y la promoción de los derechos de la mujer para así lograr vivir en un país sin desigualdades, sociales, económicas y culturales. The…

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NGO  |   Campaign/outreach  |   Migration  |  

COFAMIDE works to contribute to the search and location of migrants who die or disappear in transit to the United States, and influence the competent authorities to ensure protection and respect for their human integrity. La misión del COFAMIDE es contribuir en la búsqueda y localización de migrantes que fallecen o desaparecen en transito hacia…

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Reading time: 2 minutes Grace Achara was abducted at 14. She was forced to serve in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and married off to an abusive older man. Although Grace and her four children escaped, they still face severe hardship. Child returnees are subject to poverty and stigma during the reintegration process especially when the shifting political landscapes…

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Melbourne Activist Legal Support (MALS) supports activists to defend their own civil and political rights though the provision of training, resources and up to date information on the rights to protest in the State of Victoria.

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Reading time: 2 minutes Lesson 1: More action, less rhetoric How can allies protect WHRDs right to engage at international and regional levels without discrimination, violence or threats? More action, less rhetoric. Spread the word and expose human rights violations within your communities and network. #QueLasLiberen: Demand the release of political prisoners in Nicaragua by downloading the sharable campaign kit…

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Reading time: 2 minutes Brazilian labour leader and environmentalist, Chico Mendes is considered one of the most influential leaders in the global environmental movement. He was assassinated in 1988 while campaigning to stop forest clearance in the Brazilian Amazon. Today, an average of four environmental human rights defenders (EHRDs) are killed each week, (50 in 2018 so far), and the world…

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