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Organization logo: Civic Charter – The Global Framework for People’s Participation

The Civic Charter provides a global framework for people’s participation in shaping their societies. The two-page document, which people and organisations can sign on to and use as a basis for joint action, articulates a common set of civic and political rights. Based on universally accepted human rights, freedoms and principles, the Civic Charter serves…

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Digital activism  |  
Organization Logo: Access Now

Access Now defends and extends the digital rights of users at risk around the world. By combining innovative policy, global advocacy, and direct technical support, they fight for open and secure communications for all.

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NGO  |   Legal assistance  |   Rule of law  |  

The Rutherford Institute, a nonprofit civil liberties organization based in Charlottesville, Va., is deeply committed to protecting the constitutional freedoms of every American and the integral human rights of all people through its extensive legal and educational programs. The Institute’s mission is twofold: to provide legal services in the defense of civil liberties and to…

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INFORM was established in 1990 to monitor and document the human rights situation in Sri Lanka, especially in the context of the ethnic conflict and civil war. They work by reporting on the situation through written and oral interventions at the local, national and international level. INFORM also conducts rights advocacy and awareness building work,…

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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.

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The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) sends impartial international observers to attend hearings to assess the independence of the legal profession. The practice of sending trial observers is well established within the international community. It aims to ensure the right to a fair and public trial through the impartial administration of justice and the proper functioning of the court. This principle is established in several international and human rights instruments, such as Article 14 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

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Organization logo: Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR)

Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) is an advocacy organization facilitating grassroots participation by empowering local communities through education of their civil and political rights. It facilitates constructive interaction between Cambodian civil society and the international community in order to advocate the progressive realization of Cambodian human rights.

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he Human Rights House Network (HRHN) unites 90 human rights NGOs joining forces in independent Human Rights Houses in 13 countries in Western Balkans, Eastern Europe and South Caucasus, East and Horn of Africa, and Western Europe. HRHN’s aim is to protect, empower and support human rights defenders and their organisations locally and unite them…

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The Legal Agenda is a Beirut-based non-governmental non-profit organization that addresses issues of legal activism, reform, and transformation in the context of social and political change in the Arab world. They aim to challenge conventional wisdom that the law is a ‘technical’ matter of little social influence. They argue that law is a primary tool…

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This infographic illustrates each of the 30 articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in just a few words and an image. A downloadable version of the infographic is available in PDF format for use in an educational setting.

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