International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) assists societies confronting massive human rights abuses to promote accountability, pursue truth, provide reparations, and build trustworthy institutions. Committed to the vindication of victims’ rights and the promotion of gender justice, we provide expert technical advice, policy analysis, and comparative research on transitional justice approaches, including criminal prosecutions, reparations…
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Citizen video verification, featured eyewitness content, and archived human rights films and videos. The Media Lab draws on over two decades of WITNESS’ experience supporting citizens and grassroots groups documenting human rights abuse with video. It brings together expertise from inside the organization, along with fellow human rights organizations and activists from around the world. The WITNESS Media Lab is a collaboration with the News Lab at Google.
The International Justice Resource Center (IJRC) is a non-profit human rights organization based in San Francisco, California. We share essential information, skills, and guidance with advocates and victims around the world to help them achieve justice and accountability for human rights violations using international law.
he Human Rights House Network (HRHN) unites 90 human rights NGOs joining forces in independent Human Rights Houses in 13 countries in Western Balkans, Eastern Europe and South Caucasus, East and Horn of Africa, and Western Europe. HRHN’s aim is to protect, empower and support human rights defenders and their organisations locally and unite them…
Founded in 2006, the Movement Advancement Project is an independent think tank that provides rigorous research, insight and analysis that help speed equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. MAP’s work is focused on three primary areas: policy & issue analysis, LGBT movement overviews, and effective messaging.
The website is designed for both human rights mechanisms themselves, and human rights defenders and NGOs. It is made up of different sections corresponding to each mechanism. Each section is composed of sub-sections, outlining a general presentation of the mandate in question, a page gathering all the reports produced, a page on public reactions, and a fourth one about missions.
UPR Info aims at raising awareness on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) and providing capacity-building tools to the different actors of process, such as United Nations Member States, NGOs, National Human Rights Institutions and civil society in general.
The purpose of this manual is to provide practical tools and step-by-step guidance for individuals and community groups who want to use human rights monitoring, documentation, and advocacy in their work to change policy and improve human rights conditions in their countries of origin.
In 2014, Guatemala made a moderate advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor. This report discusses the Guatemalan government’s successes and failures with prohibiting child labor.
One of the most comprehensive pictures of human rights across the world is now available online. The Human Rights Atlas, originally created by the Institute for Democracy and Conflict Resolution (IDCR) at the University of Essex and Mackman, brings together more than 200 different measures of economic, social, political, and legal life in 220 different countries across the world. Using published data from the World Bank, the United Nations, academics, non-governmental organisations and the other bodies, the atlas gives a picture of the lives and rights of human beings over a 30-year period.