Prison Insider aims to raise awareness about detention conditions and uphold the rights and dignity of those deprived of freedom throughout the world. Prison Insider provides a tool for comparison and encourages best practice, testimony and solidarity.
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La misión es promover el acceso a la justicia para grupos en situación de vulnerabilidad y la rendición de cuentas de las autoridades para el fortalecimiento del Estado Democrático de Derecho vía el fortalecimiento de las víctimas, acciones jurisdiccionales y la incidencia en políticas públicas.
The Child Rights International Network (CRIN) is a creative think tank that produces new and dynamic perspectives on human rights issues, with a focus on children’s rights. Through research and artwork, CRIN encourage dialogue and critical thinking about ways to fight the causes, not the symptoms, of rights violations against children. Its activities include providing…
Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) is a Human Rights movement dedicated to upholding and defending the freedom and constitutional rights of all Indians. Their focus areas include minority rights, freedom of expression, criminal justice reform, and child rights.
Victims of enforced disappearance are people who have literally disappeared; from their loved ones and their community. They go missing when state officials (or someone acting with state consent) grabs them from the street or from their homes and then deny it, or refuse to say where they are. Sometimes disappearances may be committed by armed non-state actors, like armed opposition groups. And it is always a crime under international law. Read this page to learn more about enforced disappearances under human rights law, where they occur, and how activists address this issue.
Founded in 1987 as the U.S./Guatemala Labor Education Project, U.S. Labor Education in the Americas Project (USLEAP) advocates for fundamental changes to U.S. trade policies, demands corporate responsibility, denounces violence against trade unionists, and conducts worker justice campaigns in the banana, flower, and apparel sectors.
This report from the U.S. State Department details the Guatemalan government’s human rights practices for 2015. Principal human rights abuses included widespread institutional corruption, particularly in the police and judicial sectors; police and military involvement in serious crimes, such as kidnapping, drug trafficking, trafficking in persons, and extortion; and societal violence, including lethal violence against women.
NOWPDP’s primary aim is to make a significant difference to the quality of life and welfare of persons with disabilities by the provision of strategic support augmenting the functioning of organizations working for, and with, such persons across Pakistan.