Globally, women face barriers to obtaining justice in their capacities as claimants, victims, witnesses or offenders, often driven by institutional, policy and legislative failure to remove discrimination, gender bias, stereotyping, stigma, indifference, corruption and impunity. This toolkit provides practical guidance on how to address these barriers across justice systems and within the contexts of: marriage, family and property rights; ending violence against women; and women in conflict with the law, with special reference to programming at country level.
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The Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU) is an umbrella group for Rohingya organizations from around the world. The ARU works to protect the rights of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
The Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) supports the establishment, strengthening and development of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in Africa.
The Institute of Human Rights (IHR) are an independent, non-profit, non – governmental organisation incorporated on the 7th of March 1994, under the provisions of the Companies Act No: 17 of 1982 and registered with the Department of Social Services. From their inception in 1994, IHR have been serving and educating the public at a…
The Ceasefire Centre for Civilian Rights is an international initiative to develop civilian-led monitoring of violations of international humanitarian law or human rights; to secure accountability and reparation for those violations; and to develop the practice of civilian rights.
The Human Rights Organisation of Nepal (HURON) is a dynamic organization that promotes human rights through advocacy, conflict resolution as well as networking and capacity building.
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.
The Syrian Legal Development Programme (SDLP) works to promote human rights and the rule of law to minimize the negative humanitarian consequences of the Syrian conflict. SDLP’s projects are specifically tailored in order to meet the needs of both organizations and individuals working on the ground in conflict areas, address wider legal voids and gaps…
Voice for Change is a provincial women’s organization based in Jiwaka province of Papua New Guinea working towards eradicating all forms of violence. The organization focuses on creating safe spaces for girls and women and empowering women economically. The organization works in collaboration with local communities, the police and community law enforcers (village court magistrates,…