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Legal framework  |   Website/page  |  

The website is designed for both human rights mechanisms themselves, and human rights defenders and NGOs. It is made up of different sections corresponding to each mechanism. Each section is composed of sub-sections, outlining a general presentation of the mandate in question, a page gathering all the reports produced, a page on public reactions, and a fourth one about missions.

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IGO  |   Advocacy  |   Children's rights  |  

The SRSG is a global independent advocate in favour of the prevention and elimination of all forms of violence against children. The SRSG acts as a bridge builder and a catalyst of actions in all regions, and across sectors and settings where violence against children may occur. She mobilizes action and political support to maintain…

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  The Human Rights Foundation of Turkey, established in 1990, is a non governmental and non-profit organisation providing treatment and rehabilitation services for torture survivors and documenting human rights violations in Turkey. The HRFT grew out of the necessity to further promote the prevention of torture in Turkey where grave human rights violations left thousands…

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  The IRCT is a health-based umbrella organization that supports the rehabilitation of torture victims and the prevention of torture worldwide. Its members comprise more than 140 independent organizations in over 70 countries. Its work is governed by these member organizations. Today, it is the largest membership-based civil society organization to work in the field…

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The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique process which involves a review of the human rights records of all UN Member States. The UPR is a State-driven process, under the auspices of the Human Rights Council, which provides the opportunity for each State to declare what actions they have taken to improve the human rights situations in their countries and to fulfil their human rights obligations. As one of the main features of the Council, the UPR is designed to ensure equal treatment for every country when their human rights situations are assessed.

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Organization logo: International Human Rights Association - SAARC Nations (IHRA)

International Human Rights Association – SAARC Nations seeks to promote, defend and protect human rights standards, values, and respect for human and people’s rights, the rule of law, democracy and good governance, to document, analyze and report violations of human rights and substantive rights in particular, promote access to justice for survivors of sexual and…

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Coalition  |   Capacity building  |   Women's rights  |  
Organization logo: Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRDIC)

The WHRDIC movement affirms and validates the essential work of women defenders, while recognizing the unique threats faced by women in their human rights work. WHRDIC enables women human rights defenders around the world to discuss tactics and successes, as well as share resources. WHRDIC also provides a global network of support and solidarity, and…

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The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) is a coalition of twenty-one human rights NGOs in Zimbabwe who while having their own objectives, are concerned with the level and nature of organized violence and torture in the country perpetuated mainly, though not exclusively, by state agents and their ancillaries. The Forum’s mission is to…

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This 2011 report describes the variety of responses(programs and resources) developed by organizations to assist
WHRDs. It reviews available mechanisms, highlights key
issues with respect to WHRDs, and presents examples of the
organizations providing those services.

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