The Save Somali Women and Children (SSWC) contribute to the creation of a safe and sustainable situation by supporting women to overcome marginalization, violence and poverty in their communities. SSWC’s mission is to have capable and committed women that could lead to affect positive impact to their human rights status as well as to the…
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The South African Human Rights Commission is the national institution established to support constitutional democracy. It is committed to promote respect for, observance of and protection of human rights for everyone without fear or favour.
This page brings information on discrimination against people with diabetes in public accommodation or government institutions and activities, as well as legal information.
Established in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants.
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
PICO’s mission has remained constant for the past forty years – to develop leaders through faith institutions who exercise the power needed to build a more just and equitable society. During this period, PICO has effectively addressed health, education, employment, community development, safety, immigration and other issues. PICO has emerged as one of the strongest…
The initiative to build a Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and End Transnational Corporations (TNCs)’ Impunity came from a network of organizations, social movements, campaigns and affected communities working on the consequences of European TNCs operations in Latin America. The joint work was galvanized together with the Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) and the Bi-regional…
Beautiful Rising is a new activist toolkit aimed at helping people put an end to injustices like militarism and dictatorship, with a specific focus on sharing lessons from the Global South.
A new study reveals that catastrophic mine waste failures are increasing in frequency, severity, and costs all around the world. The authors point toward poor regulations, poor practices, dicey mining economics, and ever larger mines as key factors behind those disasters.
This guide by the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) is brilliantly easy to use and understand. It is an invaluable resource for training and teaching environmental monitors in communities across the world. It goes through logical and clear steps from reviewing your local environment then monitoring the impacts of activity to reporting, distributing and using legal and media advocacy. Whilst the guide was made with oil field communities in Nigeria in mind, the layout, advice and procedures will lend themselves well to any community seeking to protect their environment and health through effective monitoring and reporting.