The Human Rights League of the Horn of Africa (HRLHA) defends freedom of thought and expression, due process and equal protection of the law as well as to promote the development of a vigorous civil society. HRLHA is a non-governmental organization established with the aim to monitor and promote observance of nationally, regionally and internationally…
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Setaweet (meaning ‘of woman’) in Amharic is a contemporary feminist movement founded in July 2014. They are a home-grown, grassroots, and uniquely Ethiopian collective of women and men who are dedicated to the empowerment and liberation of all Ethiopian women and men.
Ethiopian Initiative For Human Rights (EIHR) is a non-governmental, non-profit making and independent organization certified to monitor and report the situation of human rights, rule of law and good governance in Ethiopia.
The ILRC seeks to improve immigration law and policy, expand the capacity of legal service providers, and advance immigrant rights. The ILRC trains attorneys, paralegals, and community-based advocates who work with immigrants around the country. They inform the media, elected officials, and public to shape effective and just immigration policy and law. Their staff works with grassroots immigrant organizations to promote civic engagement and social change.
The Mayan League is a Maya organization whose purpose is to promote, preserve, and transmit the cosmovision and worldview, culture, history, and contributions of our ancestors and the values of their traditional knowledge and stewardship of the earth into solutions and actions against current threats and violations affecting their peoples, the earth, and humanity. They…
The Ivorian Coalition of Human Rights Defenders (CIDDH) is a network of apolitical non-confesional organisations. The CIDDH was founded to respond to the problem of the safety of human rights defenders in Côte d’Ivoire.
The Network of Human Rights Defenders in Central Africa (REDHAC) works to strengthen the capacity of human rights defenders in Central Africa and support their protection.
The Access to Justice (A2J) Lab creates knowledge, constructs best practices, and trains current and future scholars and practitioners to transform the U.S. justice system. The A2J Lab aims to provide decision makers in law with credible evidence about what works, and allow them to implement solution that provide better access to justice for individuals and families.
This action from MUSAWA works to enhance the respect and the promotion of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in Palestine and to empower Palestinian Human Rights Defenders.
Human Rights First maintains a list of resources for human rights defenders who are facing security threats because of their work. This compilation includes information about emergency funds, fellowships, human rights awards, training opportunities, and guidelines for embassies and missions on the protection of human rights defenders.