The National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR) was founded in 1998 and is a coalition of Dalit human rights activists and academics with the aim of putting an end to caste-based discrimination. It has offices in 14 states and has objective to spread awareness about Dalit issues and rights.
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OutRight Action International is a leading international human rights organization dedicated to improving the lives of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. They are dedicated to strengthening the capacity of the LGBT human rights movement worldwide to effectively conduct documentation of LGBT human rights…
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.
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).
The Cambodian Women in Crisis Center (CWCC) seeks to contribute to the empowerment of vulnerable women and girls through protection, prevention and advocacy in order to promote a peaceful, gender-equitable and compassionate society. Their mission is to facilitate the empowerment of women and girls to claim their universal human rights to personal security and to…
The Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Defenders Initiative is dedicated to strengthening and mobilizing women defenders from distinct social movements and organizations for recognition, enhanced impact and protection in a volatile context. Through an innovative approach that places gender at the heart of protection, the Initiative has been built from the bottom up by convening and…
The Carter Center, in partnership with Emory University, is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.
The ACLU of Missouri Mobile Justice smartphone app was created to empower individuals to hold Missouri law enforcement agencies accountable for their actions. This app has four main features which allow citizens to personally record police officer interactions, alert nearby users when stopped by police, transmit incident reports directly to the ACLU, and learn what rights citizens have when stopped by law enforcement officers.
“Stop and Frisk Watch” is a free and innovative smart phone application that empowers New Yorkers to monitor police activity and hold the NYPD accountable for unlawful stop-and-frisk encounters and other police misconduct.
Not For Sale is a campaign devoted to fighting human trafficking and modern-day slavery. They manage social impact programs on the ground; monitor, measure, and assess the depth and breadth of their impact; tell stories to connect people to the most vulnerable; and create meaningful relationship with people, communities, and companies.