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The “Civil Society and the Right to Access Resources” infographic clarifies how the right to access resources is defined by the international community and identifies strategies for defending that right.

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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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Organization logo: Media Legal Defense Initiative (MLDI)

The Media Legal Defence Initiative is a non-governmental organisation which helps journalists, bloggers and independent media outlets around the world defend their rights. They help journalists who publish via print, broadcast or the internet, by making sure they have good lawyers to defend them. If necessary they pay legal fees and work alongside lawyers to…

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Association Najdeh was founded in 1976 by a group of independent Lebanese women and men to secure immediate income to Palestinian refugee women who became the main breadwinner of their families after being displaced from Tel-Za’atar camp. Najdeh’s vision is a Palestinian community enjoying national and human rights, social justic and equality between women and…

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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 grants and technical assistance of the Fund for Global Human Rights are focused on crucial and difficult work that otherwise might falter for lack of resources, bring financial stability to human rights groups, and help human rights defenders increase their visibility and impact. The Fund supports a wide range of human rights issues, such as defending indigenous land rights in Guatemala, promoting women’s rights in Morocco, pressing for accountability for war crimes in West Africa, and ending the practice of bonded labor (a form of slavery) in India.

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Overbrook supports varying approaches to defending human rights defenders in Latin America. These strategies for defending human rights activists on the ground range from physically extracting activists who find themselves in dangerous situations, to organizing campaigns calling international attention to activists under attack, to providing them with training on how to operate safely on the internet and maintain secure and private communications with their fellow activists.

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Economic and social rights  |  
Organization logo: NGO Fund in Romania

The overall objective of the NGO Fund in Romania is “Strengthened civil society development and enhanced contribution to social justice, democracy and sustainable development”. The Programme will contribute to the overall objectives of the EEA Financial Mechanism to reduce economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area and to strengthen bilateral relations between Romania…

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Organization logo: Reaching out Romania (ROR)

Since 1999, Reaching Out Romania has worked with victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation. During this time they have assisted over 470 victims, mostly Romanian women and girls who have been enslaved and abused in European countries. Victims are referred to us by the police, Child Protection Department and NGO’s from destination countries. However,…

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NGO  |   Logistical support  |   Human rights defenders  |  
Organization logo: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights (RFK)

The Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) Center strives to achieve Robert F. Kennedy’s vision of a just and peaceful world by partnering with human rights leaders, teaching social justice, and advancing corporate responsibility. The only international human rights program of its kind, RFK Partners for Human Rights forges multi-year partnerships with recipients of the annual Robert…

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