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Human Rights Foundation
Human Rights Foundation

The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization that promotes and protects human rights globally, with a focus on closed societies. HRF unites people in the common cause of defending human rights and promoting liberal democracy. Their mission is to ensure that freedom is both preserved and promoted around the world.

Human Rights First
Human Rights First

Human Rights First builds respect for human rights and the rule of law to help ensure the dignity to which everyone is entitled and to stem intolerance, tyranny, and violence. Human Rights First is a non-profit, nonpartisan international human rights organization based in New York and Washington D.C. To maintain our independence, we accept no government funding.

Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people worldwide. We scrupulously investigate abuses, expose the facts widely, and pressure those with power to respect rights and secure justice. Human Rights Watch is an independent, international organization that works as part of a vibrant movement to uphold human dignity and advance the cause of human rights for all.

Human Rights Campaign
Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign envisions an America where lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community. The HRC Foundation was established in 1986 as a non-political, tax-exempt organization. Through innovative outreach, education, advocacy and research, the HRC Foundation focuses on the policies, issues and practices that affect LGBT individuals and their families including health care, parenting, adoption, schools, family law, employment, coming out, religion and faith, civil unions and marriage, financial planning, minority-specific concerns and senior health and housing. The HRC Foundation is one of the nation's most respected sources of information on LGBT issues and its resources are utilized throughout the LGBT community as well as among policy-makers, corporate executives, religious and community leaders, elected officials, journalists, researchers and the media.

Human Rights Now Ny
Human Rights Now Ny

Human Rights Now-NY was incorporated in 2019 as a nonprofit charitable organization in New York. It shares the same vision and goals with its partner organization Human Rights Now: "Protection and promotion of human rights for all."

Lawyers for Human Rights
Lawyers for Human Rights

Our mission is to promote and enforce human rights and to strengthen constitutional democracy in South Africa, as part of a broader civil society movement. We do this mainly through strategic public interest litigation to enforce the rights entrenched in the South African Bill of Rights, as well as law and policy advocacy, supported by and movement building to promote awareness of human rights and social justice issues.

Physicians for Human Rights
Physicians for Human Rights

Using the medical and forensic sciences, we investigate and expose violations of human rights worldwide and we work to stop them. We support institutions that hold perpetrators of human rights abuses accountable for their actions. We educate health professionals and students in the fields of medicine, public health, and nursing, as well as members of the public. We motivate people to become active in supporting a movement for human rights, and we strive to create a culture of human rights in the medical and scientific professions.

Pledgeling Human Rights Fund
Pledgeling Human Rights Fund

Support Human Rights: In the past this fund has supported organizations working to end human trafficking, like The Freedom Story.

Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights
Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights

The Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights promotes the physical rehabilitation, mental well-being and social reintegration of victims and their family members by providing them with free-of-charge medical treatment, psycho-therapeutic support and socio-legal counseling. In addition, we seek to protect survivors of past human rights abuses and prevent future attacks of violence through political advocacy, human rights education, and public awareness-raising programs. The core values guiding our work are expressed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We believe in the inherent dignity of the human person and seek to promote respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms laid out in the Universal Declaration. We help survivors of human rights abuses regardless of their age, gender, ethnicity or spiritual leanings. In 2005, we started our activities in the multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk, where we opened the first rehabilitation clinic for victims of torture in Iraq. Today we have a total of nine clinics throughout Kurdistan-Iraq where more than 19,000 traumatized men, women and children have received our services. Each year, The Jiyan Foundation assists more than 6,000 victims of human rights violations. On average 50% of those who seek our help are female adults, while 30% are children and adolescents.

Human Rights First Rwanda Association
Human Rights First Rwanda Association

(a) To promote human rights education and provide legal assistance to poor and vulnerable groups in the Rwandan community at Large. (b) To empower individuals and groups to campaign for their own rights and the human rights of others peacefully .

Himalayan Human Rights Monitors (HIMRIGHTS)
Himalayan Human Rights Monitors (HIMRIGHTS)

Himalayan Human Rights Monitors (HimRights) is a non-governmental, non-partisan, and non-profit organization committed to defending the rights of poor, marginalized and socially excluded communities and individuals, with a special focus on women, children and youth. HimRights works in affiliation with all major human rights institutions based in Nepal and abroad, pursuing a three fold approach of (1) monitoring, reporting and responding to human rights violations; and (2) promoting good governance and (3) advocating and training for policy change rights based approach, influence, awareness raising, and capacity building to cope with and respond to changing human rights dynamics in Nepal. HimRights was informally formed in mid 1990s and was officially registered in 1999. The current team consists of lawyers, teachers, journalists, anthropologists, conflict and development specialists, social workers and human rights activists. Together, these individuals bring decades of individual and collective professional experience to HimRights, enabling HimRights to work effectively in the areas of human rights, anti- trafficking and safe migration, good governance, conflict mitigation, reconciliation, and peace building. Population focus Minorities (indigenous Janajati and Dalit) uprooted, displaced, and specially-abled who are marginalized with special focus on women, children and youth, who transcend all categories. Strategic focus > To monitor and document rights, peace, justice and development findings to better advocate and lobby for structural and policy changes to align with human rights instruments. > To advocate against human trafficking at community, national and international levels, to reduce the incidence of human trafficking within and outside of Nepal. > To protect uprooted and displaced persons right to migrate as well as return to their place of origin discourage their discrimination Working Approaches > Monitoring and reporting human rights violation > Responding to these violations > Advocating, and training for policy change influence, raised awareness and improved capacity of bodies to cope with and respond to changing human rights dynamics in Nepal. HimRights promotes participation, inclusion and equity through right based conflict sensitive and good governance principles.

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights was established by Robert F. Kennedy's friends and family in 1968 to carry on his vision of a more just and peaceful world. As a global organization with a unique connection to one of the 20th century's most inspiring leaders, we seek to create change by partnering with the women and men on the front lines of the struggle for human rights and social justice, from the courtroom, to the classroom, to the boardroom. By standing with the bravest people on Earth, we strive to fulfill Robert F. Kennedy's pledge that "those with the courage to enter the moral conflict will find themselves with companions in every corner of the world." Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights' mission is to safeguard human dignity through the advancement of human rights and to improve the uniquely American ideals of justice and peace. All of our programs leverage advocacy, training, litigation, and education efforts to empower key participants in the international movement for human rights; create lasting change in the legal and social structures that engender inequality; and educate tomorrow's leaders, thereby enhancing their capacity to advance justice and equality. Partners for Human Rights uses advocacy, litigation, and training to ensure that the rights of every human being receive the protection they deserve. Speak Truth To Power is a global initiative that uses the experiences of courageous defenders from around the world to educate students and others about human rights while urging them to take action. Young Leaders is a leadership program that motivates a diverse community of young professionals to take action for social justice and human rights. Compass facilitates discussions of sustainable investing criteria among institutional investors, enabling them to understand how social, environmental, governance, and human rights considerations can mitigate investment risk. Legacy introduces Robert F. Kennedy's remarkable life and career to a new generation through exhibits, classroom materials, and the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Book and Journalism Awards.