This webpage lists legal instruments and case law of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR).
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The following links are tools designed for civil society, government officials and individuals to increase their understanding of RtoP and how to further the advance of the norm. These documents are updated with the latest developments on RtoP and we hope they are helpful resources to our partners, old and new.
In the last century, women in the U.S. have made substantial gains in claiming their rights. Women now participate and hold leadership positions in all areas of public life. However, women still face unfriendly family support policies, discrimination in pay and advancement, inadequate sex harassment and sex discrimination laws, and social security, housing, and health care policies that harm women.
The Women News Network (WNN)’s Twitter account featuring news and updates from the organization, which has dedicated itself to bringing global attention to the needs and empowerment of women through online news journalism.
IDLO is the only intergovernmental organization with an exclusive mandate to promote the rule of law. Their vision is one where law, broadly defined, creates the premises for development. They enable countries to design, reform and strengthen those laws and institutions most apt to deliver justice, dignity and economic opportunity.
ILAC aims to rebuild justice systems, based on the rule of law and the protection of human rights. As a consortium with a broad membership base involved in technical legal assistance programs, the International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC) hopes to contribute to a better coordination by providing objective assessments and recommendations accepted by both local…
In this dialogue, practitioners that work with human rights defenders developing security strategies discussed how human rights defenders and organizations can improve their safety and security while working in the field under oppressive conditions and under the watchful eye of states and adversaries. Specifically, the participants discussed and shared tactics, strategies and resources on how human rights defenders can create effective security protocols to protect themselves against physical threats and secure their data in the field or office.
Composed of 60 eminent judges and lawyers from all regions of the world, the International Commission of Jurists promotes and protects human rights through the Rule of Law, by using its unique legal expertise to develop and strengthen national and international justice systems. Established in 1952 and active on the five continents, the ICJ aims…
The following is a list of organizations sorted by region that perform medical assistance, stress management and psychosocial counseling on behalf of women human rights defenders (WHRDs).