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NGO  |   Prevention  |   Children's rights  |  

The Voluntary Force at the Service of Childhood and Health (BVES) contributes to the promotion, protection and defense of children’s fundamental rights. Its goal is the effective application of the United Nations convention and its optional protocols of 20th November 1989 relating to Children’s Rights. BVES also supports other international, regional and national bodies working…

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Established in 1990 within the United States, the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) was formed by grassroots Indigenous peoples and individuals to address environmental and economic justice issues (EJ). IEN’s activities include building the capacity of Indigenous communities and tribal governments to develop mechanisms to protect our sacred sites, land, water, air, natural resources, health of…

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This toolkit represents the work and thinking of 15 grassroots organizations with Asian American bases living in the most precarious margins of power: low-income tenants, youth, undocumented immigrants, low-wage workers, refugees, women and girls, and queer and trans people. It reflects their experiences with criminalization, deportation, homophobia, xenophobia and Islamo-racism, war, gender violence, poverty, and worker exploitation. All of the modules are designed to begin with people’s lived experiences, and to build structural awareness of why those experiences are happening, and how they are tied to the oppression of others. By highlighting the role of people’s resistance both past and present, the toolkit also seeks to build hope and a commitment to political struggle.

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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…

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NGO  |   Capacity building  |   LGBT people's rights  |  
Organization logo: UHAI - East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative (UHAI EASHRI)

UHAI – the East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative (UHAI EASHRI) is an indigenous activist fund which provides flexible, accessible resources to support civil society activism around issues of sexuality, health and human rights in the East African region (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi) with a specific focus on the rights of sexual minorities.…

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The ITUC’s primary mission is the promotion and defense of workers’ rights and interests, through international cooperation between trade unions, global campaigning and advocacy within the major global institutions. The site is in French.

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This Guide focuses on how civil society can follow up on recommendations of United Nations (UN) human rights mechanisms and mandates or bodies; explains ‘follow-up’ and ‘implementation;’ describes methods and activities that civil society actors (CSAs) can use; reviews existing follow-up procedures and practices of UN human rights mechanisms and how CSAs can participate; and refers to tools to facilitate civil society follow-up activities.

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Organization logo: We, The Protestors

We, The Protestors exists as a space for protestors nationwide to access the tools and resources to mobilize and organize It is a hub and a source of information. This will never replace the pace and power of Twitter, the flow of Tumblr, or the grace of Instagram – social media has sustained the movement.…

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