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Coalition  |   Campaign/outreach  |   Discrimination  |  

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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NGO  |   Networking/connecting  |   Women's rights  |  

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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NGO  |   Capacity building  |   Women's rights  |  
Organization logo: Saving Somali Women And Children (SSWC)

The Save Somali Women and Children (SSWC) contribute to the creation of a safe and sustainable situation by supporting women to overcome marginalization, violence and poverty in their communities. SSWC’s mission is to have capable and committed women that could lead to affect positive impact to their human rights status as well as to the…

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Coalition  |   Campaign/outreach  |   Minority rights  |  

Formed in March 2011, the Southern Border Communities Coalition (SBCC) brings together 60 organizations to ensure that U.S. border enforcement policies and practices are accountable and fair, respect human dignity and human rights, and prevent the loss of life in the region.

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NGO  |   Legal assistance  |   Rule of law  |  

The Rutherford Institute, a nonprofit civil liberties organization based in Charlottesville, Va., is deeply committed to protecting the constitutional freedoms of every American and the integral human rights of all people through its extensive legal and educational programs. The Institute’s mission is twofold: to provide legal services in the defense of civil liberties and to…

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Contested urban waterscapes is a platform that explores water inequalities in urban contexts from an interdisciplinary perspective. It particularly unravels how inequalities can be productively conceptualized and explained through contestations that emerge over the control and access to water in cities. Excavating the social power relations behind these contestations becomes imperative for understanding why water inequalities still persist in many cities in the world despite technical and managerial efforts.

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The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, Inc. (NIWRC) is a Native nonprofit organization that was created specifically to serve as the National Indian Resource Center (NIRC) Addressing Domestic Violence and Safety for Indian Women. Under this grant project and in compliance with statutory requirements, the NIWRC will seek to enhance the capacity of American Indian…

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