The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) is a civil society organization working throughout Africa to bring creative solutions to conflict. ACCORD influences political developments by bringing dialogue and institutional development as alternatives to armed violence and protracted conflict.
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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,…
Urgent Action Fund’s Rapid Response Grants resource the resilience of human rights and gender justice movements by supporting the security and advocacy interventions of activists when a swift response is needed.
Realizing Women’s Rights: the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against W
In this article, Professor Joshua Cooper outlines the process by which women might use the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women to hold their governments accountable to preserving their rights.
This field study intends to determine the nature, scale and patterns of FGC and its social determinants in selected areas, understand the perceived harmful and/or bene cial e ects associated with the various types of FGC practiced within Indonesian communities., and determine possible interventions to end the practice of FGC based upon the ndings of the study.
This is a podcast with Claudia Cappa, focal point for data collection and analysis on harmful traditional practices and main author for the 2013 UNICEF repport on FGM.
UNSOM monitosr, helps investigate and report to the Council on, and helps prevent any abuses or violations of human rights or violations of international humanitarian law committed by all actors in Somalia. The mandate envisions the deployment of human rights observers for these purposes.
This is a UNICEF Report on FGM with concepts, practice, social dynamics, related human rights law, and possible community and legislative actions
The UNMISS Human Rights Division, which also represents the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in South Sudan, works to promote human rights in the world
The Human Rights House is a collaborative project of more than 250 Congolese NGOs focused on promoting and protecting human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Human Rights House supports member organizations in data collection, human rights reporting and evidence-based advocacy through action-training and long-term coaching. The Human Rights House also…