Reading time: 3 minutes On Monday, October 14, 2019, indigenous communities joined to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the United States. Native activists and non-native allies work nationwide to reframe the narrative from colonialism to indigenous cultural heritage and resistance. To further the movement, here is a resource round-up of ten indigenous-led human rights organizations you should know about. …
Reading time: 2 minutes Women’s leadership and participation during times of conflict is a crucial component of peacebuilding. When women are involved in peace processes, there is a 20 percent increase in the probability of an agreement lasting for 2 or more years, and a 35 percent increase in the probability of it lasting 15 years or longer. There are multiple…
Reading time: 4 minutes There is a growing consensus about the importance of women’s reproductive health and rights, access to family planning and the understanding of menstrual hygiene management as a requisite to the full enjoyment of human rights. According to the Global Fund for Women, 225 million women worldwide want (but lack access to) contraception; approximately 800 women die daily…
This analysis provides information on enforced disappearances and its particular impact on women in its various reflections, such as reparations, direct impact and criminal justice.
The Roma Women Association in Romania (RAWR) is a non-governmental organization active operating in human rights protection and social inclusion since 1996. Its mission is to defend the rights of Roma women and provide support for the development and expression of ethnic, cultural, linguistic and religious identity of its members.
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.
This workbook is for community members, community groups, organisations and human rights trainers who want to increase their own and their community’s awareness of how we can all work together to make our communities safe places to live.
This guide is for the Pacific media to support the human rights of men, women, boys and girls living in and around logging camps. The first of its kind in the Pacific, this practical resource aims to increase awareness and understanding of the basic principles of human rights.