Reading time: 3 minutes During these grave and unprecedented times, new digital tools are revealing harrowing data on privacy violations and government emergency powers. This #FeaturedResourceFriday we share how an online tracking platform monitors restrictions to civic freedoms and how this tool can improve government accountability and protect civil society.   Measuring the need and effects of intervention According…

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The Tracker monitors government responses to the pandemic that affect civic freedoms and human rights, focusing on emergency laws. The Tracker is a collaborative effort by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, European Center for Not-for-Profit Law, and our global network of partners, with generous research support from the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism.

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Reading time: 3 minutes The Coronavirus pandemic has enhanced barriers to movement organizing, but it’s also proven how resilient civil resistance is. Despite fragile public health infrastructures and confinement measures, movements and organizers have skillfully redesigned their approaches to strengthen their campaigns and build people power. These methodical shifts are strategic and necessary for a movement’s survival. Not only…

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Reading time: 3 minutes On Monday, October 14, 2019, indigenous communities joined to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the United States. Native activists and non-native allies work nationwide to reframe the narrative from colonialism to indigenous cultural heritage and resistance. To further the movement, here is a resource round-up of ten indigenous rights organizations you should know about.  The…

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The Ivorian Coalition of Human Rights Defenders (CIDDH) is a network of apolitical non-confesional organisations. The CIDDH was founded to respond to the problem of the safety of human rights defenders in Côte d’Ivoire.

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Coalition  |   Education  |   Women's rights  |  

Escuela para Defensoras En Derechos Humanos y Ambientales Benita Galeana A.C contribuir a la formación de defensoras en derechos humanos y ambientales con capacidad de autodeterminación de su cuerpo y sus territorios, y la autogestión para mejorar su calidad de vida y un equilibrio en las relaciones de poder.

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The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) is a civil society organization working throughout Africa to bring creative solutions to conflict. ACCORD influences political developments by bringing dialogue and institutional development as alternatives to armed violence and protracted conflict.    

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NGO  |   Legal assistance  |   Indigenous people's rights  |  

We are a civil society organization that accompanies the indigenous peoples of the Sierra Tarahumara in the exercise of their human and collective rights, the conservation and restoration of their natural and cultural assets, for the well-being of their communities. ASMAC focuses work on three programs: Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples (DHPI), Community Wellness, and…

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The Mexican Center for Environmental Law, A.C. (CEMDA) is a non-governmental, apolitical and non-profit organization that has been working for the defense of the environment and natural resources for 25 years. CEMDA is one of the main environmental civil society organizations in Mexico whose fundamental focus is the strengthening, consolidation, harmonization, implementation and effective compliance…

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