Some U.S. Embassies Are Celebrating LGBTQ Pride, Defying the Government’s Wishes

Reading time: 3 minutes Our #FeaturedResourceFriday initiative highlights and reviews notable resources in our online library. In the spotlight today, are several honorary resources to tribute Pride which was last month. Intended for LGBTQ+ defenders, this activist toolkit provides a closer look at how U.S. embassies operate and how defenders can strategically approach, request, and access different types of…

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Human Rights Foundation, in partnership with Forum280 and USB Memory Direct, is collecting flash drives for defector-led organizations. Each year, these groups collectively smuggle approximately 10,000 flash drives into North Korea. They could send many more but are limited by the expense of purchasing drives at retail cost. By providing organizers with drives, Flash Drives for Freedom allows these groups to focus their energy and resources on expanding their programs.

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NGO  |   Capacity building  |   Human rights defenders  |  
Organization logo: International Justice Resource Center (IJRC)

The International Justice Resource Center (IJRC) is a non-profit human rights organization based in San Francisco, California. We share essential information, skills, and guidance with advocates and victims around the world to help them achieve justice and accountability for human rights violations using international law. IJRC is the first comprehensive resource to provide victims and…

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Organization logo: EQUITAS

Based in Montreal, Equitas is Canada’s most recognized and active human rights education organization. We work for the advancement of equality, social justice and respect for human dignity through transformative education programs. In the last 50 years, we have reached over 3.2 million people worldwide.

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Organization logo: United Nations Mission Assistance in Somalia (UNSOM)

UNSOM monitosr, helps investigate and report to the Council on, and helps prevent any abuses or violations of human rights or violations of international humanitarian law committed by all actors in Somalia. The mandate envisions the deployment of human rights observers for these purposes.

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Organization logo: United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUS)

The MONUSCO Human Rights Division was established in 2000 to assist in the promotion and protection of human rights, with particular attention to women, children and vulnerable persons, investigate human rights violations with a view to putting an end to impunity, assist in the development and implementation of a transitional justice strategy, and cooperate in…

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NGO  |   Reporting/monitoring  |   Women's rights  |  
Organization logo: EVE

EVE seeks to empower and develop women and girls in South Sudan to effect positive changes and values in the communities and help transform women into agents of peace. It further seeks to engage more women participation in decision making at all levels.

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Organization logo: Human Rights House - Congo (MDH Congo)

The Human Rights House is a collaborative project of more than 250 Congolese NGOs focused on promoting and protecting human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Human Rights House supports member organizations in data collection, human rights reporting and evidence-based advocacy through action-training and long-term coaching. The Human Rights House also…

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Coalition  |   Advocacy  |   Indigenous people's rights  |  

The Pastoralists Indigenous Non Governmental Organizations’ Forum (PINGO’s Forum) is an advocacy coalition of 53 indigenous peoples organizations working in Tanzania for the rights of marginalized indigenous pastoralists and hunter-gatherers communities.

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