The People’s Commission to Decriminalize Maryland was established for the express purpose to reduce the disparate impact of the justice system on youth and adults who have been historically targeted and marginalized by local and state criminal and juvenile laws based on their race, gender, disability or socio-economic status. To this end, the core work…
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Over 1,000 people are killed by police every year in America. Campaign Zero is calling on local, state, and federal lawmakers to take immediate action to adopt data-driven policy solutions to end this violence and hold police accountable. We can live in a world where the police don’t kill people by limiting police interventions, improving…
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) is a crucial player in efforts to promote and protect human rights in the Americas region. Find out how you can use it to bolster your free expression advocacy.
The Icelandic Human Rights Centre is an independent organization that works to advance human rights through the promotion of research and education on and raising awareness of human rights issues in Iceland. The Centre also serves as a watch dog for the status and implementation of Human Rights in Iceland.
The Terai Human Rights Defence (THRD) Alliance aims to achieve social justice in Nepal through equality and non-discrimination via the institutionalization of effective social justice delivery mechanisms.
Today, more than ever, grassroots activists are committed to protecting our Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients. Use this comprehensive guide of resources to stay informed about how to fight back and get involved. Let’s continue to #resist and #DefendDACA.
The Protection Project (TPP) is a human rights research institute which focuses on promoting human rights around the world, fostering the growth of civil society, combating trafficking in persons, and advancing human rights education and the protection of minority groups. TPP’s activities include advising foreign governments on how to effectively legislate against trafficking in persons…
The Committee considered the combined initial, second and third periodic report of Vanuatu (CEDAW/C/VUT/1-3) at its 779th and 780th meetings, on 18 May 2007 (CEDAW/C/SR.779 and 780).
The Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII), in partnership with the University of the South Pacific School of Law, promotes free access to South Pacific laws and material (case law, legislation, treaties, Law Reform Commission documents, etc.) via the Internet. AustLII (Australian Legal Information Institute) assists PacLII in mark-up processing, database structure, search engine facilities, and some other aspects of technical infrastructure. The following is a list of all of the Vanuatu law databases and other information that PacLII holds