This action from MUSAWA works to enhance the respect and the promotion of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in Palestine and to empower Palestinian Human Rights Defenders.
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Fundar se dedica a la incidencia en políticas e instituciones públicas a través de la construcción y socialización de conocimiento especializado, de la reflexión crítica y propositiva, así como de la experimentación y vinculación con actores civiles, sociales y gubernamentales.
CEGSS works to contribute to the elimination of all inequities in health, as well as social exclusion and its determinants. To do this, they use a model that combines social science research with capacity building among populations that are socially excluded in order to promote social change and political action. La misión del CEGSS es…
This action guide is a round-up of information and resources made by and for grassroots organizations and international solidarity activists about the struggle for environmental justice.
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.
This document was created by a grassroots group, Takoma Park Mobilization, for U.S. government employees who want to better know their rights inside and outside the workplace and to think about strategies for balancing their obligations as federal employees and their professional or personal values.
Grant programs are an important element of many organizations’ response efforts. Grants have been used to: improve security (through the provision of surveillance cameras, bars on windows, security guards, etc.); to purchase equipment (radios, computers, mobile phones); to provide safe transport to meetings or court hearings; to pay for legal and medical fees; to support evacuations to safe houses or; to support temporary relocation for a women human rights defender (WHRD) and her family to another city or country. The following is a list of organizations sorted by region, that will perform grants and relief programs.
The internet can represent an open door for many kinds of violations to the integrity of women’s human rights advocates if security measures are not adopted. Women defenders in particular face many unique threats and obstacles both offline and online. Technology-related violence against women in particular, is a frightening new reality. The following list of organizations are involved in training, support and advice in relation to digital security, women’s rights and safety online and human rights on the internet.
The following organizations featured in this online directory issue appeals and mobilize international solidarity in response to urgent situations regarding women human rights defenders (WHRDs).
One way to ensure the safety of human rights defenders is to provide visible recognition to their work through the use of appropriate publicity and raising their profiles in the media. The following is a list of organizations sorted by region that offer awards, fellowships, and sponsorship programs.