The Cambodian Center for the Protection of Children (CCPCR) works to eliminate all forms of violence against children and youth, including child labor, trafficking, sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation through intervention, rehabilitation and reintegration and to provide an education and life skills that will give survivors the ability to sustain their own futures with…
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A product of broad international collaboration, these digitized documents from the Guatemalan National Police Historical Archive (AHPN) aim to facilitate scholarly and legal research into a vast cache of historical documentation.
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 objective of the human rights-based approach (HRBA) to development is to ensure that development work explicitly and systematically (1) takes into consideration the standards provided by economic, social, cultural, political and civil rights, and (2) applies and strengthens human rights principles, such as empowerment, participation, non-discrimination, equality, transparency, and accountability. The realization of human rights is at the heart of a HRBA to development. Through the application of a human rights-based perspective, structural and institutionalised causes of power imbalances, discrimination, exclusion and, thus, poverty are identified.
The purpose of the Human Rights and Advocacy (HRA) division is to strengthen the capacity of human rights civil society organizations (CSOs) to respond to human rights violations by enhancing their security and fostering collaboration with the newly elected government, and to raise awareness of social and individual human rights through outreach and education.
The Legal Agenda is a Beirut-based non-governmental non-profit organization that addresses issues of legal activism, reform, and transformation in the context of social and political change in the Arab world. They aim to challenge conventional wisdom that the law is a ‘technical’ matter of little social influence. They argue that law is a primary tool…
Transparency Vanuatu was established in 2001 as a charitable organisation, assigned to combat corruption and promote good governance in Vanuatu. Transparency Vanuatu believes that the people of Vanuatu are entitled to have access to information which is helpful to them so that better decisions can be made from the community level up to the national…
Limited inquiries in response to complaints received by Transparency Vanuatu suggest that over the last 10 years the operation of the judicial system, and particularly the courts, has deteriorated to the point where hundreds of cases have not been dealt with in any depth, judgements never given, and the management of cases has come to halt for unexplained reasons. The objective of this project was to investigate why cases have not progresses nor been finalised in a timely manner.
The Child Rights International Network (CRIN) is a global research, policy and advocacy organisation. Their work is grounded in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.