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Advocacy Organizations Websites

This category is for sites about organizations that promote human rights.- Category ID : 440840
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World Organisation Against Torture

International coalition of NGOs fighting against torture, summary executions, forced disappearances and all other forms of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. Site features press releases, urgent appeals and the International Observatory of the Protection of Human Right Defenders.
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International Federation for Human Rights - FIDH

Non-governmental organization representing a network of 155 human rights organisations throughout the world. Source of daily news concerning international law and international issues.
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Reporters without Borders

An organization which fights for press freedom and denounces the violations of the human rights all over the world. Multilingual site.
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Human Rights Watch

Organization dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world, standing with victims and activists to bring offenders to justice, to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom and to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime. Investigates and exposes human rights violations and hold abusers accountable. In English with versions in six other languages.
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Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)

Based in San Francisco, EFF is a donor-supported membership organization working to protect fundamental rights regardless of technology; to educate the press, policymakers and the general public about civil liberties issues related to technology; and to act as a defender of those liberties.
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Physicians For Human Rights

Mobilizes health professions and the public to protect the human rights of all people. A founder of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, PHR shared the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize.
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Focus: HOPE

Non-profit civil and human rights organization based in Detroit that unites a multicultural community in common efforts to overcome injustice and build racial harmony.
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MRG - Minority Rights Group International

Works to secure the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples worldwide, and to promote cooperation and understanding between communities.
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Freedom House

Dedicated to promoting free institutions worldwide. Publishes surveys detailing state of civil liberties, political rights, economic freedom, religious freedom, and press freedom around the world.
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International Justice Mission

Legal intervention and advocacy on behalf of victims of injustice internationally.
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Derechos Human Rights

Internet based international human rights organization, working for the promotion and respect of human rights world-wide.
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Anti-Defamation League

The mission of the ADL is to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment for all citizens alike.
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Center for Economic and Social Rights

An organization that protests economic injustice in the United States and around the world. Information on events and programs, fact sheets and other resources, and how to get involved.
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Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

The CHRI is a non-partisan, independent, international non-governmental organization, mandated to ensure the practical realisation of human rights within the Commonwealth.
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The International Commission of Jurists

Organisation dedicated to the primacy, coherence and implementation of human rights. Site features database of trial observations, country reports and interventions. Also includes links to national NGOs and an online resources.
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Human Rights First

Works to promote and protect fundamental international human rights. Includes newsletter, media alerts, lawyer-to-lawyer appeals, reports on refugee policy and asylum cases.
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Center for International Policy

Founded in 1975 by former diplomats and peace activists to promote a U.S. foreign policy based on international cooperation, demilitarization, and respect for basic human rights.
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A human rights organization promoting religious freedom and assisting international Christians who are victims of persecution and discrimination.
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Office of The Americas

Los Angeles-based organization documenting current events and political activism in North America and Latin America, including human rights, and United States foreign policy.
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Friends of Cuban Libraries

Supports intellectual freedom in Cuba.
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Advocates for Religious Rights and Freedoms

ARRF is a consociation of ministers of the International Community of Christ that seeks to preserve, protect and defend freedom of religion and to protect the right of individuals to religious expression.
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Youth Coalition

An international coalition of young people committed to promoting adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive rights at the national, regional and international levels.
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Promotes civil liberties and provides a watch on any attempts by governments to reduce or interfere with such freedoms.
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Uses video and other technology to fight for human rights. Group works in partnership with activists around the world to document abuses and bring evidence before courts, governments, the media, and the world.
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International Child Development Initiatives (ICDI)

Early childhood care, risk, child labour, education, abuse, nonformal education, international development, policy development, programme development, action research, NGO management.
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Universal Rights Network

Created to promote the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
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The Advocacy Project

Supporting community campaigners with information and information technology in their work for social justice, human rights, and peace.
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Freedom in the World

Ranks all independent countries according their political freedoms and civil rights. Includes links to non-independent territories.
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No Peace Without Justice

An international committee seeking an effective system of international justice. Goals include the development and reform of existing international institutions, to ensure that human rights are enforced, and to campaign for the establishment of an International Criminal Court.
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The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity

This foundation seeks to combat indifference, intolerance and injustice. Established by Elie and Marion Wiesel after he was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize for Peace.
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The Dui Hua Foundation

A non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the protection of universally recognized human rights in China and in the United States.
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Jubilee Campaign USA

Advocates on behalf of persecuted Christians throughout the world. Supervises international and regional human rights projects.
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Global Human Rights Defence

Promotes human rights throughout the world.
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International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT)

An independent, international health professional organization, founded upon the medical response to torture. Promotes and supports the rehabilitation of torture victims and works for the prevention of torture worldwide.
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Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

Researches policies and actions of governments, international organizations, and independent actors that affect human rights globally.
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Scholars at Risk Network

Aids scholars outside the United States whose work is threatened by mass or individual displacement, discrimination, censorship, harassment, intimidation, or violence.
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Human Rights Brief

A legal resource for the international human rights community from the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at Washington College of Law.

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