CounterAct was launched in 2012 to support communities in taking effective, creative, strategic action on issues of environmental and social justice. CounterAct is a not-for-profit organisation that supports communities across Australia to protect the natural environment and work for social justice and human rights. CounterAct provides training in civil resistance, direct action skills and community…
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The Red Nation is dedicated to the liberation of Native peoples from capitalism and colonialism. They center Native political agendas and struggles through direct action, advocacy, mobilization, and education.
During a review by the UN Human Rights Council, representatives of the Uyghur and Tibetan peoples mobilized to gain rights and freedoms from China.
The second Universal Periodic Review of the United States’ human rights record took place in 2015, allowing many indigenous groups to speak on their experiences working with the United States to preserve their rights and dignity.
Eri-Platform, an international non-profit association, avails a forum for inclusive dialogue on important national, regional and international issues and events affecting Eritrea and the Horn of Africa. It advocates positive national conversation through online discussions and in-person seminars, to help mediate conflict, bridge divides, cultivate a shared vision in the pursuit of common goals among…
The Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality (AFE) works to encourage and support sexuality, gender and bodily rights’ movements in the Middle East and North Africa through capacity building, knowledge production, exchange, and security and emergency response.
The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights considered the combined third, fourth and fifth periodic reports of El Salvador on the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (E/C.12/SLV/3-5) at its 25th and 26th meetings, held on 14 May 2014.
The Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam (CDHRI) is a declaration of the member states of the Organization of the Islamic Conference adopted in Cairo, Egypt, in 1990, which provides an overview on the Islamic perspective on human rights, and affirms Islamic sharia as its sole source.
The Arab Charter on Human Rights (ACHR) was adopted by the Council of the League of Arab States on 22 May 2004 and affirms the principles contained in the UN Charter, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenants on Human Rights and the Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam.
For more than 20 years, the Center for Reproductive Rights has used the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill.