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Voice for Change is a provincial women’s organization based in Jiwaka province of Papua New Guinea working towards eradicating all forms of violence. The organization focuses on creating safe spaces for girls and women and empowering women economically. The organization works in collaboration with local communities, the police and community law enforcers (village court magistrates,…

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Women Cross DMZ is comprised of women peacemakers from around the world walking for peace in Korea. They are Nobel Peace Laureates, feminist authors, peace activists, human rights lawyers, professors, former parliamentarians, faith leaders, humanitarian aid workers, filmmakers, artists, a retired Army Colonel and a recipient of the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Organization Logo: Anti-FGM Board – A society free from female genital mutilation

The Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Board is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency that was established in December 2013 following the enactment of the Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act,2011. It is in the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs. Their mission is to uphold the dignity and empowerment of girls and women in Kenya through…

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Some organizations provide some form of temporary relocation for human rights defenders at risk, intended to help them escape from dangerous situations or continuous persecution. Emergency hotlines provide an instant and effective mechanism for human rights defenders at immediate risk to contact means for assistance. They are intended to mobilize rapid international support and action. The following is a list of organizations sorted by region, that will perform temporary relocation and emergency hotline.

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This handbook is intended to give human rights defenders at risk practical advice on how to deal with the attacks which they may have to deal with in their work as a human rights defender. This manual is designed as a quick reference handbook giving helpful and practical suggestions on steps to improve personal security. These manuals were written largely based on the work of Peace Brigades International (PBI).

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Organization logo: The Venezuelan-Action Human Rights Education Provide Program (PROVEA)

El Programa Venezolano de Educación-Acción en Derechos Humanos (Provea) es una organización no gubernamental especializada en la defensa y promoción de los derechos económicos, sociales y culturales (Desc), que tiene como fin la plena realización de los derechos humanos y el respeto al Estado de Derecho, en el marco de una sociedad democrática y participativa.…

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Organization logo: Comisión Colombiana de Juristas (CCJ)

La Comisión Colombiana de Juristas (CCJ) busca contribuir: i) al desarrollo del derecho internacional de los derechos humanos y del derecho internacional humanitario, de conformidad con los propósitos y principios de la Carta de Naciones Unidas, ii) a la vigencia de los derechos humanos y el Estado social de derecho en Colombia.

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Los principales objetivos de la institución se encuentran orientados a: denunciar las violaciones a los derechos humanos; incidir en los procesos de formulación de políticas públicas basadas en el respeto por los derechos fundamentales; impulsar reformas legales e institucionales tendientes al mejoramiento de la calidad de las instituciones democráticas; y promover el mayor ejercicio de…

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Organization logo: Fundacion Construir

Fundacion Construir es una organización civil boliviana sin fines de lucro que desarrolla: investigación, educación, comunicación, deliberación, monitoreo e incidencia social, con la finalidad de contribuir a coordinar y promover acciones así como estrategias que generen procesos de participación ciudadana para fortalecer el acceso a la justicia y el desarrollo democrático, social y económico con…

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