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NGO  |   Capacity building  |   Racial justice  |  

The Workers Center for Racial Justice is a grassroots organization fighting for Black Liberation and a fair and inclusive society that benefits all people. They organize Black workers and their families to address the root causes of high rates of unemployment, low-wage work and over-criminalization impacting Black communities. They focus on direct action organizing, policy advocacy,…

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Some U.S. Embassies Are Celebrating LGBTQ Pride, Defying the Government’s Wishes

Reading time: 3 minutes This LGBTQ+ themed #FeaturedResourceFriday highlights several honorary resources to tribute Pride which was last month. Intended for LGBTQ+ defenders, this activist toolkit provides a closer look at how U.S. embassies operate and how defenders can strategically approach, request, and access different types of diplomatic support. A sneak peak directly from the resource: “The first step…

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Brave Space Alliance is the first Black-led, trans-led LGBTQ Center located on the South Side of Chicago, dedicated to creating and providing affirming, culturally competent, for-us by-us resources, programming, and services for LGBTQ individuals on the South and West sides of the city. They strive to empower, embolden, and educate each other through mutual aid,…

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Civil Rights Corps is a non-profit organization dedicated to challenging systemic injustice in the American legal system. They work with individuals accused and convicted of crimes, their families and communities, people currently or formerly incarcerated, activists, organizers, judges, and government officials to challenge mass human caging and to create a legal system that promotes equality…

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NGO  |   Campaign/outreach  |   LGBTQ+ people's rights  |  

Baltimore Safe Haven promotes the health, rights, and dignity of individuals and communities impacted by sexual exchange and/or drug use due to choice, coercion, or circumstance. Haven provides compassionate harm reduction services, advocacy, and community engagement that is respectful, non-judgmental, and affirms and honors individual power and agency.

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Economic and social rights  |  

Reaching the Unreached Tanzania (RUT) works to support communities in attaining better health and fighting against gender and children violence through community-based programs and interventions. RUT is dedicated to protect and promote the dignity, well-being and rights of marginalized groups particularly adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), women, and children. It is committed to improve…

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Melbourne Activist Legal Support (MALS) supports activists to defend their own civil and political rights. MALS runs legal training, provide resources and up to date information on the rights to protest in Victoria, Australia.  

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The Highlands Women Human Rights Defenders Movement (HWHRDM) is an umbrella organisation for different grassroots and community-based organisations working to defend human rights in the seven Highlands provinces of Enga, Hela, Jiwaka, Simbu, Eastern Highlands Province, Western Highlands Province and Southern Highlands Province (highlighted in red on the map) of Papua New Guinea. The HWHRDM aims to promote peace…

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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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