JAYU is a Canada-based organization that acts as a platform to share human rights stories through digital activism. JAYU believes that the arts can be used to educate, to build empathy, to heal, to forge community and to inspire the kinds of conversations necessary to reimagine a more just and equitable world. JAYU conducts year-round…
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Young feminist organizing is springing up in all corners of the globe – from Mexico to Morocco to Malaysia – powered by brave women, girls and trans youth who are creating the change the world needs. FRIDA provides young leaders with the resources they need to amplify their voices and bring attention to their work,…
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!
The UN Plan of Action on journalists’ safety provides an opportunity to join a multi-stakeholder effort to fight impunity for crimes against journalists. This 5-minute guide explains how to engage with the Plan for free expression advocacy.
Since 2012, several landmark resolutions have been approved by UN bodies on the issue of the safety of journalists. This guide explains what they are, and how to use them to keep governments accountable.
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 UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal intergovernmental body dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. Read this 5-minute IFEX guide to learn about ways to engage with Commission to promote gender equality in your freedom of expression advocacy work.
When it comes to human and civil rights, is your government living up to its obligations? You can help hold it accountable by engaging with the Human Rights Committee, a UN body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) puts each UN member state’s human rights record under the microscope every five years, but requires the active engagement of civil society to make the most of it. Read this 5-minute explainer to learn how you can participate and translate its outcomes into action on the ground.