Advocates and Partners

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Egypt - Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies [English][Arabic].
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) is an independent non-governmental organization, working on promoting respect for values and principles of human rights and democracy in Egypt and the Arab region through publications, education, research and specialized studies.
Egypt - National Council for Human Rights [Arabic].
The National Council of Human Rights is independent in practicing its functions, activities and jurisdiction. It aims at promoting and developing human rights, consolidating their values, spreading awareness of these rights and ensuring their practice.
Jordan - National Commission for Women [English][Arabic].
JNCW is a semi-governmental commission that was established in 1992 to promote women's issues in Jordan. The commission represents the Kingdom of Jordan in all issues pertaining to women's affairs at national, regional, and international levels. Its mission is to support the mainstreaming of a gender-equality perspective in all policy areas, to improve the status of women and enhance their role in national development, to encourage the participation of women in economy, politics, and decision making, and to strengthen women's legal rights.
Yemen - Human Rights Information and Training Center [English][Arabic].
Human Rights Information and Training Center (HRITC) is a private, civil, non-governmental, non-profitable organization, which aims at enhancing human rights values in Yemen and the Arab World and is committed to all international charters, agreements and declarations published by the United Nations.
Arab Countries - Arab Organization for Human Rights [English][Arabic].
AOHR is a regional non-governmental organization that aims to promote and protect Human Rights in the Arab World in accordance with international standards.
Arab Countries - Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists [English][Arabic].
The Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists (CDFJ) is a non-profit non-government organization that seeks to defend the freedom and safety of journalists, improve their skills and empower their access to information. It also seeks to contribute to the amendment and development of the legislations related to freedom of media.