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Organization logo: The Bolivia Information Forum (BIF)

The Bolivia Information Forum (BIF) was formed in mid-2006 by a group of people interested in the country and keen to make information about recent political and social developments in Bolivia more easily available to a UK-based audience. All of BIF’s founding members have expertise in and direct experience of Bolivia or Latin America in…

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Organization logo: Open Democracy

openDemocracy is an independent, not-for-profit digital commons that seeks to champion human rights through open discussion and debates. They welcome contributors who bring well-reasoned ideas and arguments. Their sections focus on liberty in the post-Soviet world, gender equality, democracy in the UK, different sources of conflict, social justice, and the “Arab Awakening.”

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NGO  |   Advocacy  |   Rights of other vulnerable groups  |  
Organization logo: Land Center for Human Rights (LCHR)

Land Center for Human Rights is a nongovernmental, non-profit organization. They seek to improve the economic and social conditions of agrarian workers in Egypt, as well as enhance their knowledge of their rights and connections with rights-based organizations. The Center furthers this goal by providing legal assistance, issuing reports and studies, holding training courses, forming…

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Academic institution  |   Education  |   Women's rights  |  

The Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW) is committed to pioneering academic research on women in the Arab world. The institute also seeks to empower women through development programs and education, and to serve as a catalyst for policy change regarding women’s rights in the region. An active and highly esteemed institute,…

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Organization logo: Polaris

Polaris, named after the North Star that guided slaves to freedom in the U.S., disrupts the conditions that allow human trafficking to thrive in our society. From working with government leaders to protect victims’ rights, to building partnerships with the world’s leading technology corporations, we spark long-term change that focuses communities on identifying, reporting and…

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NGO  |   Capacity building  |   Women's rights  |  
Organization logo: Fondo Centroamericano de Mujeres (FCAM)

The idea of creating a Women’s Fund in Central America was concretized in 2003, as a feminist alternative to face the adverse scenario for development cooperation that was foreseen, especially for social movements and grassroots organizations. In this context, the Fondo Centroamericano de Mujeres (FCAM) is born to support grassroots organizations lead and formed by…

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NGO  |   Reporting/monitoring  |   Women's rights  |  

AWID is an international, feminist, membership organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women’s human rights. It’s mission is to strengthen the voice, impact and influence of women’s rights advocates, organizations and movements internationally to effectively advance the rights of women.

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The Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation contribute towards the protection, promotion and consolidation of good governance by empowering rural and urban communities in Malawi to be aware of and exercise their rights through research, advocacy and net-working in order to realize human development.

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Organization logo: Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CIVV)

CICC includes 2,500 civil society organizations in 150 different countries working in partnership to strengthen international cooperation with the ICC; to ensure that the Court is fair; and to advance stronger national laws that deliver justice to victims of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.

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