Protection International provides tools and strategies to people who defend human rights, in order to protect themselves. Protection International supports individuals, organizations, networks, and communities whose right to defend human rights is being violated through threats, judicial harassment, stigmatization, or other forms of repression.
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SOURCE is a non-governmental organization that works with communities dealing with environmental pollution and health problems principally caused by extractive industries. SOURCE provides high-level technological and scientific support completely free of charge to the communities with whom it works, helping them to assess the damage to the community’s resources and enabling them to promote restorative…
Many of the world’s worst environmental and human rights abuses are driven by the exploitation of natural resources and corruption in the global political and economic system. Global Witness is campaigning to end this. Global Witness carries out hard-hitting investigations, expose these abuses, and campaign for change. Global Witness is independent, not-for-profit, and works with…
The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) uses the power of law to protect the environment, promote human rights, and ensure a just and sustainable society. CIEL pursues its mission through legal research and advocacy, education and training, with a focus on connecting global challenges to the experiences of communities on the ground.
The Climate Action Network (CAN) is a worldwide network of over 1100 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in more than 120 countries, working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels. CAN members work to achieve this goal through information exchange and the coordinated development of NGO strategy on international,…
Over the last two years, and with support from Making All Voices Count, Tactical Tech has been researching how marginalised technology users in Kenya and South Africa negotiate visibility and anonymity through mobile phones, popular social media, and messaging applications. This document is a full synthesis report, based on interviews with close to 70 LGBTQ activists in Kenya and housing and land rights activists in South Africa.
La guía está escrita principalmente para las y los integrantes de núcleos agrarios de bienes comunales y ejidos, así como para las y los ciudadanos y avencidados de los poblados, aunque también puede ser útil para personas y grupos que están o pretenden estar en procesos para la defensa y resistencia en contra de las empresas mineras de capital nacional o extranjero.
This 5-page introduction to how to protect your community from mining is perfect for helping communities respond rapidly to emerging threats from mining in their regions.
MineAlert is a website and mobile app that alerts residents and organisations to mining applications and licenses in their regions. It aims to promote public- and private-sector accountability in the mining sector, to advance civil society and socio-economic rights, to protect the free flow of information, and to strengthen justice and equality.