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This HRC Action Guide is a round-up of information and resources about the child soldiers phenomenon and how international stakeholders – activists, organizers, advocates – can better understand and get involved with local and global efforts to combat this complex issue.

In this article, Professor Joshua Cooper outlines the process by which women might use the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women to hold their governments accountable to preserving their rights.

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.

Organization logo: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

The UNMISS Human Rights Division, which also represents the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in South Sudan, works to promote human rights in the world

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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.

The Centre for Human Rights is both an academic department and a non-governmental organisation, and works towards human rights education in Africa, a greater awareness of human rights, the wide dissemination of publications on human rights in Africa, and the improvement of the rights of women, people living with HIV, indigenous peoples, sexual minorities and…

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…

NGO  |   Capacity building  |   Women's rights  |  
Organization logo: Saving Somali Women And Children (SSWC)

The Save Somali Women and Children (SSWC) contribute to the creation of a safe and sustainable situation by supporting women to overcome marginalization, violence and poverty in their communities. SSWC’s mission is to have capable and committed women that could lead to affect positive impact to their human rights status as well as to the…

Organization logo: South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC)

The South African Human Rights Commission is the national institution established to support constitutional democracy. It is committed to promote respect for, observance of and protection of human rights for everyone without fear or favour.