Child Soldiers International collaborate with communities, helping them to safeguard their children from recruiters, while also building information about the problem and developing effective responses. They engage with national and international authorities to better protect children’s rights.
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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.
Reading time: 2 minutes The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) specializes in developing toolkits like their Pocket Guide to Supporting Learners with Disabilities. This Pocket Guide complements the INEE Minimum Standards guide which articulates the right to education for all children and young people, including those affected by crisis. This guide is intended to be a short and accessible introduction…
Realizing Women’s Rights: the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against W
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.
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.
The Edna Adan Hospital Foundation’s mission is to provide all Somalian women the opportunity for healthy pregnancies and safe childbirths, to provide all infants with the healthy start they deserve, and to eliminate the practice of Female Genital Mutilation or Female Genital Cutting (FGM/FGC).
Unchained At Last is the only organization in the US dedicated to helping women and girls leave or avoid arranged/forced marriages and rebuild their lives. Unchained provides women and girls with free legal and social services and emotional support. Unchained is also the only nonprofit in the US dedicated to promoting social and policy change…
The Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.
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.
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