TGI Justice Project is a group of transgender, gender variant and intersex people—inside and outside of prisons, jails and detention centers—creating a united family in the struggle for survival and freedom. They work in collaboration with others to forge a culture of resistance and resilience to strengthen us for the fight against human rights abuses,…
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This document explains who is a human rights defender, their work and possible personal and professional requirements to become a defender.
Protection International provides tools and strategies to people who defend human rights, in order to protect themselves. Protection International supports individuals, organizations, networks, and communities whose right to defend human rights is being violated through threats, judicial harassment, stigmatization, or other forms of repression.
AKAHATÁ es un equipo de personas comprometidas con los derechos humanos, unidos para trabajar en temas relacionados con los géneros, las sexualidades y los derechos derivados de ellos, desde una perspectiva abarcadora de los aspectos sociales, culturales, económicos, legales y todos los que favorezcan la promoción y la protección del ejercicio de una sexualidad plena.
The Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality (AFE) works to encourage and support sexuality, gender and bodily rights’ movements in the Middle East and North Africa through capacity building, knowledge production, exchange, and security and emergency response.
The Dignity for All: LGBTI Assistance Program provides emergency assistance; security, opportunity, and advocacy rapid response grants (SOAR grants); and security assessment and training to human rights defenders (HRDs) and civil society organizations (CSOs) under threat or attack due to their work for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) human rights.
Desde su fundación, el principal objetivo del IDHUCA ha sido contribuir a que se garantice el respeto a los derechos humanos, a través del uso de las instituciones estatales por parte de las personas y los grupos que buscan soluciones justas a sus problemas. Su misión es contribuir a que la población salvadoreña logre vivir…
The Committee considered the combined sixteenth and seventeenth periodic reports of El Salvador, submitted as a single document (CERD/C/SLV/16-17), at its 2297th and 2298th meetings (CERD/C/SR.2297 and SR.2298), held on 12 and 13 August 2014. At its 2315th meeting, held on 25 August 2014.
El Salvador has one of the world’s most restrictive abortion laws. The current abortion law, passed in 1998, bans abortion in all circumstances, even when the pregnancy poses a risk to a woman’s life or in cases of rape. The following article addresses important facts surrounding El Salvador’s restrictive abortion laws.