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Human Rights: All Countries (Type: Organizations and Conferences)

Algeria - Algerian League for the Defense of Human Rights [French].
The Algerian League for the Defense of Human Rights (LADDH) was legalized in July 1989 in accordance with Algerian 1989 Constitution's recognition of human rights associations.  Affiliated to the International Federation of Human Rights, LADDH was active in the early 1990s before being repressed as a result of its position on the stopping of the electoral process in January 1992, which it described as a "military coup d'etat intended to put a halt to the ongoing process of democratization."
 
Algeria - Algeria-Watch [English][French].
Algeria-Watch is responsable of observing and following the violation of Human Rights in Algeria.
 
Algeria - Human Rights Information Network in Algeria [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Bahrain - Bahrain Association for Human Rights [English][Arabic].
The association aims to raise awareness about the International conventions on Human Rights.
 
Bahrain - Bahrain Center for Human Rights [English][Arabic]. 2002
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization, registered with the Bahraini Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs since July 2002. The Center works to reinforce civil, political, social, cultural and economical rights.
 
Bahrain - Bahrain Human Rights Watch Society [Arabic].
The society enhances human rights and works to eliminate violations and discrimination based on race, language, religion, sex or thought.
 
Bahrain - Bahrain Women Society [Arabic].
The society aims to empower women to practice her leading role in the society and to achieve the values of social justice. The society also works to promote awareness on Gender issues and its importance in promoting social and humanitarian development.
 
Bahrain - Children & Mothers Welfare Society .
The society is involved with defending women and children's rights.
 
Bahrain - Human Rights Information Network in Bahrain [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Bahrain - Information Center for Women and Children [English][Arabic].
ICWC is considered as an information network with the mission to serve the Kingdom of Bahrain and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states with a view to providing information, data and publications relevant to children and women in the region.
 
Bahrain - Universal Periodic Review Information Database [English].
This is Bahrain’s website of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Human Rights. Bahrain, selected in 2007 by system of draw- carried the review on April 7, 2008.
 
Comoros - Association of Women from Mutsamud [French].
 
Comoros - Comoros Foundation for the Human Rights .
 
Djibouti - Association for the Respect of Human Rights in Djibouti [French].
Observes the human rights situation in Djibouti.
 
Djibouti - Djibouti League of Human Rights [French].
News, action alerts concerning human rights issues.
 
Egypt - Al- Nadim Center for Treatment and Rehabilitation for the Victims of Violence [English][Arabic].
The center for physiological rehabilitation for the victims of torture works to support and rehabilitate the victims of violence and torture whether Egyptian or from other nationalities. The Center also monitors the violations of Human Rights.
 
Egypt - Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression [Arabic].
A group of activists and professionals working in a legal independent institution formed in 2005 foster and protect freedom of thought and expression.
 
Egypt - Association of Legal Assistance on Human Rights [English][Arabic].
The Association aims to raise awareness on human rights education amongst a vast majority of the population and to provide legal assistance for the victims of the violations of human rights.
 
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 - Center for Trade Union and Workers' Services .
The Center is a non-government organization formed by a group of labor movement activists who believe in the effective, international and indivisible character of human rights.
 
Egypt - Egyptian Association against Torture .
The Association monitors the violations of Human Rights and in precise the violations that victims of torture in Egypt face.
 
Egypt - Egyptian Association for Community Participation Enhancement [English][Arabic].
The Egyptian Association for Community Participation Enhancement” is a nongovernmental, nonprofit organization, founded in May 2001, and registered with MOSS under the number (5481) on February 2004. Working actively in building capacities of a number of organizations, networks and coalitions that are the most active in implementing Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), Beijing Platform of Action, and also in different activities of the civil society on the national, regional and international levels.
 
Egypt - Egyptian Association for Defending Victims of Medical Negligence [Arabic].
The Association works to defend human rights and to monitor the violations that individuals face as a result of medical negligence.
 
Egypt - Egyptian Association for Disseminating and Developing Legal Awareness [Arabic].
The Egyptian Association for Disseminating & Developing Legal Awareness (EADDLA) is an indigenous developmental and advocating organization working in the fields of building culture of democracy, defending civil and political rights of marginalized groups. 
 
Egypt - Egyptian Center for Housing Rights [English][Arabic].
ECHR is a non governmental organization that defends the right to adequate housing, particularly for the poorest segment of the Egyptian society, a right that is essential for human dignity and security.
 
Egypt - Egyptian Center for the Rights of the Child [English][Arabic].
The Center works to explore the urgent need to defend and protect child rights according to the principles of the UN charter and the International Declaration for Human Rights.
 
Egypt - Egyptian Center for Woman's Rights [English][Arabic].
The center is an independent, nongovernmental and nonpartisan entity . It is mainly involved with the Promotion and support of Egyptian Women to achieve gender equality and to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women.
 
Egypt - Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights [English][Arabic].
EIPR is an independent Egyptian human rights organization established with the objective to promote and defend the personal rights and freedoms of individuals.
 
Egypt - Egyptian Organization for Human Rights [English][Arabic].
EOHR is non-profitable NGO working within the framework of the principles established in Universal Declaration of Human Rights and all other international human rights instruments.
 
Egypt - Egyptians Human Rights Organization's Collective [Arabic].
Aims to be a forum for debate, consultation, consummation and solidarity between human rights organizations in Egypt. It coordinates and cooperates in raising awareness on the principals of human rights through various media resources and training.
 
Egypt - Habi Center for Environmental Rights [English][Arabic].
Habi Center, established in 2001, works to inform citizens and civil society organizations on environmental issues and mechanisms to defend them. The Center provides current awareness on the importance of environmental laws and the need to legislate laws that protect the environment.
 
Egypt - Hisham Mubarak Law Center [English][Arabic].
The Center observes violations against human rights in Egypt and provides legal aid and counseling for the victims of the violations.
 
Egypt - Human Rights Center for the Assistance of Prisoners [English][Arabic].
The Human Rights Center for the Assistance of Prisoners is a non-political, non-profit civil company that aims to provide legal assistance to prisoners and to advocate for the reform of prisons.
 
Egypt - Human Rights Information Network in Egypt [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Egypt - Kefaiah (Enough) [Arabic].
Kefaiah is an independent movement that includes Egyptian and Arab activists. The movement strives to achieve social change. It gains support by the principles of solidarity and cooperation and defends equality and justice. This site is currently suspended!
 
Egypt - Land Center for Human Rights [English][Arabic].
The center was established to defend the rights of the Egyptian Peasants residing in the rural areas from a human rights perspective. The Center works to elevate the economical and social living standards for the peasants and monitors the social and economic violations that take place inside the Egyptian villages.
 
Egypt - NGO Coalition on the Rights of the Child [English][Arabic].
The NGO Coalition on Child Rights promotes and strengthens a culture of child rights in Egyptian society with special emphasis on working with children as partners. It also works on influencing decision-making institutions in the best interests of the child.
 
Egypt - Shomou for the Protection of Human Rights .
Shomou Arabic for (candles) is non governmental organization dedicated for the issues of disabilities and the disabled
 
Egypt - South Center for Human Rights [English][Arabic].
The center is a non-profit organization defending sustainable development and human rights, it monitors collaborative research, policy studies, advocacy, knowledge dissemination and grassroots capacity building, for life betterment of communities and people in the Global South focusing on Middle East and Africa.
 
Iraq - Association of Human Rights in Babil [Arabic].
The Association monitors the human rights violations in Iraq.
 
Iraq - Babil Center for Human Rights and Civil Development [Arabic].
 
Iraq - Education for Peace in Iraq Center [English].
Dedicated to improving humanitarian conditions in Iraq and defending the human rights of the Iraqi people, EPIC works toward these objectives through the education and involvement of Americans in a national dialogue about Iraq.
 
Iraq - Human Rights Information Network in Iraq [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Iraq - International Committee of the Red Cross in Iraq [English].
This page of the International Committee of the Red Cross website is in relation to the presence of the ICRC in Iraq. It features news, maps, photos and reports on the situation in Iraq.
 
Iraq - International Humanitarian Law Research Initiative Monitoring in Iraq [English].
The IHL Research Initiative portal offers access to academic and policy-oriented research material related to International Humanitarian Law.
 
Iraq - Iraq Body Count [English].
A non-profit organization reporting civilian deaths resulting from the war against Iraq in 2003.
 
Iraq - Iraq Foundation: Human Rights Index [English].
Records incidents of state-sponsored human rights abuses based on reports from Iraqi and non-Iraqi sources.
 
Iraq - Iraq: Amnesty International's Human Rights Concerns [English].
A sub-page of the American Section of Amnesty International offering news and reports on human rights in Iraq.
 
Iraq - Iraqi Association for Defending the Rights of Journalists .
Works to protect and defend the rights of Journalist in Iraq.
 
Iraq - Iraqi Human Rights Group [English][Arabic].
IRAG is an Organization established to study and deal with the issue of Human Rights in Iraq. The organization protects and defends the Iraqi people and refugees, and their rights while residing in the United Kingdom, EEC and other countries.
 
Iraq - Iraqi Women's Rights Coalition .
The Coalition is a network of various women’s rights activists and organizations aiming to influence the policy-making of the new Government in Iraq and to ensure that women’s equal rights are secured and a secular constitution is established.
 
Iraq - Kurdish Human Rights Project [English].
Promotes the human rights of all persons living throughout the Kurdish regions of Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey and the former Soviet Union.
 
Iraq - Organisation of Women's Freedom in Iraq [English][Arabic].
Works to defend women's rights in Iraq and calls for equal rights.
 
Jordan - Amman Human Rights Studies Center [English][Arabic].
ACHRS is an independent, scientific and non-governmental center for studies, research and training in Jordan. The center is a Member of the International Federation of Workers' Education Associations.
 
Jordan - Arab Regional Resource Center on violence against woman 'Aman' [English][Arabic].
The primary objective of the resource center is be to contribute and enhance the ongoing activities of institutions and individuals currently working in the field of ending violence against women by providing supportive and informative services.
 
Jordan - Arab Women's Organization of Jordan [English].
Arab Women's Organization of Jordan (AWO) is a non-governmental organization that has been involved in the process of strengthening the status of Jordanian women to become equal and effective partners in development.
 
Jordan - Arab World Center for Democracy Development & Human Rights [English].
AWCDD is a Jordanian and Non-Governmental Organization, established in Amman & London, by a number of activists in the Democracy and Human Rights who are dedicated to the defense and promotion of human rights & democracy, in Jordan and the Arab World.
 
Jordan - Human Rights Information Network in Jordan [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Jordan - Jordan Save the Children [English].
The organization is an independent entity, it's programs in Jordan implement reforms and strategies to the Jordanian government while addressing the needs of disadvantaged Jordanian youth and women.
 
Jordan - Jordan Society for Human Rights .
The Association aims to raise and spread awareness on human rights.
 
Jordan - Mathlouma [English][Arabic].
An electronic website specifically designed to publish the results of a study carried out by the Information and Research Center in cooperation with Al-Mafraq Center for Development Studies and Research and the Jordanian Center for Social Research. The study was jointly financed by the European Union and the Information and Research Center. The aim of the study to liberate "honour" from the so-called Honour Crimes: a project for changing traditional patterns of thinking in Jordanian society.
 
Jordan - Mizan Law Group for Human Rights [English][Arabic].
The group aims to spread human rights principles in national and international laws. And to Contribute to the building of a civil democratic society within the framework of the state of law and institutions.
 
Jordan - Princess Basma Women's Resource Centre [English].
The PBWRC was established after the Beijing conference on women, to act as a support mechanism for women's groups, linking grassroots and policy making bodies. The PBWRC, is currently compiling a database on research related to Jordanian women.
 
Jordan - Sisterhood Is Gloobal Institute [Arabic].
Sisterhood Is Global Institute/Jordan was founded as an independent non-governmental institution on the initiative of a number of Jordanian women. Its objectives include: Raising awareness among women on their fundamental rights which are enshrined in international human rights instruments, capacity-building and empowerment of women through training and educational programs, skills development for women, especially young leaders in local communities, as well as detecting, documenting and following up women's rights violations.
 
Jordan - SOS Children's Village Association of Jordan [English][Arabic].
The association is as an independent, non-governmental social development organization, it works in the spirit of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and promotes these rights around the world.
 
Kuwait - Association for Victims of Torture and Arbitrary Detention .
The association defends and rehabilitates torture victims and victims of arbitrary detention, it also works to defend and release the detainees and to stop the unlawful acts.
 
Kuwait - Human Rights Information Network in Kuwait [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Lebanon - Association For Defense of Rights and Freedoms .
Defends Human Rights and civil liberties.
 
Lebanon - Canadian Lebanese Human Rights Federation [English].
The CLHRF is a coalition of Canadian and Canadian-Lebanese volunteers devoted to advocate the human rights cause in Lebanon and to help the Lebanese people in Lebanon and in the Diaspora to be able to defend and practice their basic human rights without fear of persecution or discrimination.
 
Lebanon - Foundation for Human and Humanitarian Rights in Lebanon  [English].
The Foundation for Human and Human Rights Lebanon (FHHRL) is a centre devoted to propagate human rights and democracy. Its basic aims are to promote awareness of the rights of the human being in Lebanon and the Middle East. It also identifies cases of human rights violations, examines laws, and assesses their conformity to normative standards of human rights. 
 
Lebanon - Frontiers Ruwad Association [English].
FR is a non-profit and apolitical non-governmental organization currently working on two programs: migration and statelessness in Lebanon.
 
Lebanon - Human Rights Information Network in Lebanon [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Lebanon - Institute for Women's Studies in the Arab World [English].
Promotes networking between Arab women and women all over the world and aims to empower women through action programs.
 
Lebanon - Institute of Human Rights - Lebanon [English][Arabic][French].
The Institute aims at promoting universal values stated in the Lebanese constitution and in the United Nations conventions of human rights.
 
Lebanon - Joseph and Laure Moghaizel Foundation [English].
The foundation aims to enhance and disseminate the thoughts and discipline of Joseph and Laure Moghaizel concerning, Human Rights, Democracy, Secularism in addition to other teachings.
 
Lebanon - KAFA (enough) Violence & Exploitation [English][Arabic].
A Lebanese non-profit, non-political, non-confessional civil society organization committed to the achievement of gender-equality and non-discrimination, and the advancement of the human rights of women and children.
 
Lebanon - Khiam Rehabilitation Center [English].
Al-Khiam Center for the Rehabilitation of the victims of torture aims to improve the health and psychological conditions of the persons who have been rescued from the Israeli concentration camps of torture. It establishes centers for medical, psychological and physical treatment and social, professional and educational rehabilitation.
 
Lebanon - Lebanese Council to Resist Violence Against Women [English].
The Council aims to raise public awareness against violence , as well as work on legislating laws for the protection of abused women.
 
Lebanon - Lebanese NGO Forum - Women's Rights Monitor [English][Arabic].
Women's Rights Monitor is a Lebanese monitoring mechanism of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) which Lebanon signed in 1996. The Women's Rights Monitor provides general information about the convention, establishes a set of baseline data regarding women’s rights in Lebanon in accordance with the guidelines of the CEDAW, and maintains a permanent report regarding women's situation in Lebanon.
 
Lebanon - Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering [English].
The women's gathering aims to remove all restrictions on the implementation of international regulations calling for the abolition of all kinds of discrimination against women.
 
Lebanon - Migrant Network [English].
The Lebanese NGO Forum (LNF) focuses its attention on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The LNF developed and initiated a special resettlement program to address this large-scale human tragedy, ranging from infrastructure rehabilitation to legal awareness and education campaigns, in an effort to eliminate the sequels of war, participate in the consolidation of national reconciliation and contribute to the reconstruction of the Rule of Law in Lebanon.
 
Lebanon - National Committee for the Follow-Up of Women's Issues (Post Beijing) [English][Arabic].
This is a non governmental committee which aims to coordinate a network of various non-governmental organizations dealing with women’s affairs , it 's mission is to promote women’s participation in social, political and economic fields, and to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women.
 
Lebanon - SOLIDA Movement - Support for Lebanese Detained Arbitrarily [French].
Solida is a movement for defending the rights of the arbitrarily detained Lebanese in the Syrian prisons. It is based in Paris, France.
 
Lebanon - Women's Rights Monitor [English][Arabic].
A collection of Lebanese NGOs set to monitor women’s rights and implement the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in Lebanon.
 
Libya - Human Rights Information Network in Libya [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Libya - Human Rights Solidarity [English][Arabic].
Human Rights Solidarity works to defend the rights of arbitrary detainees and political prisoners in Libya. The organization is based in Geneva, Switzerland.
 
Libya - Libya Watch For Human Rights [English][Arabic].
is a neutral human rights organization concerned with defending the general freedoms and rights of the Libyan people.
 
Libya - Libyan Union for Human Rights Defenders [Arabic].
An independent organization situated in Holland, works to defend human rights and Civil Rights in Libya.
 
Libya - National Front for Salvation of Libya [Arabic].
An organization that opposes the Libyan regime, it monitors the human rights violations taking place in Libya.
 
Mauritania - Assistance to the Disinherited Women and Children of the Iguidi Region .
Promotes the self-sufficiency of women and children of the Iguidi region by encouraging market-gardening and artisan activities. Organizes activities to combat desertification, such as reforestation and sand dune fixation. Sensitizes women's groups on issues of health, hygiene, nutrition and the environment.
 
Mauritania - Association of the Friends of Tamchkett .
The association aims to improve the conditions of the local population by undertaking activities to alleviate famine, improve access to water and reverse the exodus from the rural areas.
 
Morocco - Association of Families of Prisoners and Missing Persons of the Sahara [English][Arabic][French].
Calls for the Liberation of the Western Sahara ( occupied territories) and defends the victims of torture and political detention.
 
Morocco - Committee for the Defense of Human Rights [English].
CDDH is an international non-governmental organization aiming to protect and promote human rights, and ensure dignity, liberty, equality and justice for the human development.
 
Morocco - Ennakhil Association for Women and Children [French].
The Association is an independent, non-profit NGO in the Tensift-El Haouze region in the south of Morocco. Its aim is to improve the social, legal, economic and sanitary situation of women and children by offering a framework for reflection and resolution of problems.
 
Morocco - Human Rights Information Network in Morocco [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Morocco - Moroccan Association for the Defense of Human Rights [Arabic][French].
The objective of the Moroccan Association of the Defense of Human Rights (ASDHOM) is to inform the public opinion on all human rights violations and the defense of the victims of such repression and injustice.
 
Morocco - Moroccan Association for the Development of Rural Women .
The association is a non-governmental organization that is active in the struggle against illiteracy, raising awareness, promoting political participation and establishing income-generating projects for women.
 
Morocco - Moroccan Forum for Truth and Justice [French].
The objective of the Moroccan Forum for Truth and Justice is; to establish some truth around the circumstance and the reasons of human rights violations, to make some judicial and institutional reforms to restore human rights, and to help the victims of such violations and give them moral and material compensation.
 
Morocco - Moroccan Organization of Human Rights [Arabic].
The Organization aims to disseminate and expand awareness of human rights, and attempts to promote citizen education and the rule of law.
 
Morocco - Movement Against Racism and for People's Friendship [French].
 
Morocco - National Union of Moroccan Women [English][Arabic][French].
The activities of the Union focus on education and training of urban and rural women. National Union of Moroccan Women (UNFM) organizes literacy campaigns, it is active in the field of distributing information, legal advice and setting up socio-economic projects for women.
 
Morocco - Women's Research, Information and Training Agency .
Women's Research, Information and Training Agency (A.R.I.F.F.) was founded to inform and train women in Morocco, to promote their political and economical participation and to strengthen their capacities to ensure a sustainable development based on peace.
 
Oman - Association of Early Intervention for Children with Special Needs [English][Arabic].
The association aims to provide children with special needs with a comprehensive early intervention program covering each child’s social, medical, physical and academic requirements. The association undertakes an educational and advocacy role to improve societal awareness of people with special needs.
 
Oman - Human Rights Information Network in Oman [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Adallah - Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel [English][Arabic].
Adallah is an independent human rights organization, registered in Israel. It's main goals are to achieve equal individual and collective rights for the Arab minority in Israel.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Al Mezan Center for Human Rights [English][Arabic].
The center aims to promote, protect and prevent violations of human rights in general and economic, social and cultural rights in particular.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Al-Dameer Association for Human Rights [English][Arabic][French].
The association is concerned with presenting legal services to detainees inside Israeli jails, along with its activities in defending the victims of violations, whoever perpetrates them.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Al-Haq [English][Arabic].
Is a Palestinian human rights organization located in Ramallah, West Bank . It is an affiliate of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and has special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Al-Maqdese for Society Development [English][Arabic].
This is non-governmental organization that was established in Jerusalem by Palestinian academics, doctors, teachers and social activists. The organizations seeks to protect and maintain the rights of Palestinians in Jerusalem through raising awareness of their rights, protect these rights, and monitor-document and publicize the Israeli violations against Palestiniansط rights.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Al-Zahra Palestinian Arab Women's Organization .
The organization aims to ameliorate the status of Arab women in their own society on the national level (as members of a non-recognized minority in a Jewish state). It also aims to raise awareness about women's issues among women themselves and in the Arab community.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Applied Research Institute Jerusalem [English].
ARIJ is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable development in the occupied Palestinian territories and the self-reliance of the Palestinian people through greater control over their natural resources, it also monitors colonization activities in the west bank and Gaza.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Association of Forty [English][Arabic].
The association is a grassroots non-governmental organization in Israel. It has committed itself to the promotion of social justice in the Arab sector in Israel, and to gaining recognition for the unrecognized villages in this sector.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights [English][Arabic].
BADIL, aims to provide a resource pool of alternative, critical and progressive information and analysis on the question of Palestinian refugees and displaced persons.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Center for the Message of Rights [Arabic].
An independent legal Palestinian organization that works towards ensuring that the Palestinian people enjoy their legitimate rights as guaranteed by international conventions and holy religious doctrines, especially their right to independence and self-determination. The center contributes to the spread of legal culture by means of lectures, seminars workshops, and by conducting research on human rights, democracy building, rule of law, and independence of the judiciary.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Defence for Children International -Palestine Section [English][Arabic].
DCI/PS, is affiliated with the Geneva-based Defense for Children International, a non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting and protecting the rights of Palestinian children in the West Bank and Gaza Strip .
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Democracy and Worker's Rights Center [Arabic].
DWRC is a non-governmental, non-profit worker’s rights organization unaffiliated with any political party. DWRC works to promote worker’s direct experience of democracy through the advancement of labor education and democratic unions.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Early Childhood Resource Centre [English][Arabic].
(ECRC) is a non- governmental Palestinian institution, that was founded by a group of Palestinian educationalists in 1985, as a leading initiative to address the urgent needs of the local Palestinian community in the field of Early Childhood Education and Development (ECED).
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - East Jerusalem Young Men’s Christian Association Rehabilitation Program [English].
This center provides temporary residential accommodations for people with disabilities, both male and female, who participate in the Rehabilitation Program for periods of three to six months. It provides psychosocial counseling, vocational evaluation and counseling, house or school building modification, and self-employment opportunities.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Gaza Center for Rights and Law .
Works to defend human rights and promotes the respect of the rule of law. It also enhances the principals of democracy and the independence of the Judiciary in Palestine in addition to raising the awareness on the International Standards for Human Rights.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Gaza Community Mental Health Programme [English][Arabic].
The GCMHP is a Palestinian non-governmental, non-profit organization established in 1990 to provide comprehensive community mental health services - therapy, training and research - to the population of the Gaza Strip.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - General Union of Palestinian Women [English][Arabic].
GUPW is the official representative body for Palestinian women around the world. It aims to mobilize women within Palestinian communities to participate in various social, economic and political processes.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Human Rights Information Network in Palestine [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Institute for Palestine Studies [English][Arabic][French].
The Institute for Palestine Studies is an independent, non-profit Arab research organization, which is not affiliated with any political organization or government. The Institute is devoted to a better understanding of the question of Palestine.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Itijah - Union of Arab Community based Organizations [Arabic].
Ittijah is the network for Palestinian non-governmental organizations in Israel. It strives to strengthen and empower the Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel by promoting the development of Palestinian civil society and advocating for political, economic and social change.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Jerusalem Center for Democracy and Human Rights [English][Arabic].
The JCDHR is an independent Palestinian NGO, it aims to raise awareness of international human rights and humanitarian law and to monitor and document all violations and war crimes perpetrated by the Israeli occupation forces, and works on filing lawsuits in this regard before the relevant international courts.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Jerusalem Center for Social and Economic Rights [Arabic].
The Center works to prevent the strategies of discrimination and Israeli violations in the City of Jerusalem. It also aims to defend the rights of its Palestinian residents in accordance to the International standards and conventions on Human Rights issued by the United Nations.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Jerusalem Center for Women [English].
JCW supports the empowerment and involvement of women in all aspects of Palestinian civil society and development.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Mandela Institute for Human Rights [English].
Mandela is a Palestinian human rights organization focusing its efforts on the plight of political prisoners.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Mossawa Center - Advisory Center for Arab Citizens in Israel  [Arabic].
Mossawa (Equality) Center was founded in 1998 as a joint project by Arab associations and "shteel" organization with the aim of influencing government policy and increasing the participation of Arab masses in legal and political debates.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - NGO Monitor [English][French].
Its aim is to generate and distribute critical analysis and reports on the output of the international NGO community for the benefit of government policy makers, journalists, philanthropic organizations and the general public. The NGO Monitor intends to publicize distortions of human rights issues in the Arab-Israeli conflict and provide information and context for the benefit of NGOs working in the Middle East.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Palestine Behind Bars [Arabic].
A Private and independent site for the Freed detainee Abed Al Naser Farawne. It is specialized with the issues of the detainees and prisoners in the Israeli detention camps and prisons, and in monitoring violations against human rights in Palestine.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Palestine Right to Return Coalition [English].
Al-Awda for "Return" in Arabic, is a broad-based non-partisan global democratic association of thousands of grassroots activists, students and organizational representatives. The objectives of the Palestine Right for Return (PRRC) are educational and charitable and relate to Palestinian Refugees' human rights.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Palestinian Centre for Human Rights [English][Arabic].
PCHR is an independent legal body based in Gaza City dedicated to protecting human rights, promoting the rule of law, and upholding democratic principles in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. It holds Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations and is an affiliate of the International Commission of Jurists.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Palestinian Commission for Refugees Right Protection (PCRP) [English][Arabic].
The PCRP works in light of the Human Rights Declaration, Geneva Conventions and all related Humanitarian Laws which are concerned with the significant needs of Palestinian Refugees in terms of advocacy, development, training and research issues.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group [English][Arabic].
The PHRMG documents human rights violations committed against Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, regardless of who is responsible. In effect, the PHRMG has dedicated much of its work to the monitoring of human rights violations committed by the Palestinian Authority.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizens Rights [English].
PICCR mandate is concentrated on ensuring respect for citizens' rights in Palestine through constantly striving to uphold respect for the rule of law by all official bodies.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Palestinian Prisoners Society [English][Arabic][French].
The society supports Palestinian Prisoners' Human Rights.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Palestinian Return Center [English][Arabic].
The Palestinian Return Centre is an independent academic/media consultancy founded and registered in the United Kingdom. It specializes in research, and monitors issues pertaining to the dispersed Palestinians and their right to return. It also deals with other related aspects of the Palestine Question and the Arab-Israeli conflict.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Palestinian Working Women Society for Development [English][Arabic].
The Palestinian Working Women Society for Development (PWWSD) is a grassroots organization that seeks to strengthen and empower women to participate in all political, social and economic fields; ensure equality in all legislation, regulations and procedures; and put an end to the marginalization of and the violence against women.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Remember These Children [English].
This website documents Palestinian and Israeli children killed as a result of the conflict in Israel and Palestine. It calls for an end to the killing of children, for a just peace in the region, for a fair resolution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Shaml Palestinian Diaspora and Refugee Center [English][Arabic].
Shaml is an independent non-governmental organization dedicated to the research of issues related to Palestinian refugees and the Palestinian Diaspora. Shaml aims to raise public awareness, regionally and globally, about the conditions of Palestinian refugees and the Palestinian Diaspora, their basic rights and the problems and the difficulties they face.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Treatment and Rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture [English][Arabic].
The Treatment and Rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture (TRC), is a Palestinian non-governmental, non-profit organization, which was established to provide psychosocial services to survivors of politically motivated torture and violence, to their families and to their communities.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - TREND - Union of Arab Civil Organizations [English][Arabic].
The Union of Arab Civil Organizations was officially established in 1997 as a comprehensive framework for Palestinian civil society in the occupied territories, and as a part of Palestinian and Arab civil society. It is also affiliated with the international civil society.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Women Affairs Technical Committee [English][Arabic].
WATC aims to promote for the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women's rights and to foster for a civil democratic community where justice and equality prevail.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Women’s Affairs Center - Gaza [English][Arabic].
promotes Woman’s rights and gender equality within Palestinian society.
 
Occupied Palestinian Territories - Women's Center for Legal Aid and Counseling [English].
WCLAC was established in Jerusalem in 1991 as a Palestinian independent non-governmental non-profit organization with the aim of contributing to the building of a democratic Palestinian society based on the principles of gender equality and social justice. In order to achieve this aim, WCLAC develops programmes and projects with a clear Palestinian women’s agenda based on international human rights standards.
 
Qatar - Human Rights Information Network in Qatar [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Saudi Arabia - Center for Democracy and Human Rights in Saudi Arabia [English].
 
Saudi Arabia - Committee for the Defense of Human Rights in Arabian Peninsula [English][Arabic]. 1992
CDHRAP strives to stand against any human rights violations committed by the Regime. It also publishes declaration bulletins and distributes them via international media, Islamic centres and prominent figures all over the world.
 
Saudi Arabia - Human Rights Information Network in Saudi Arabia [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Saudi Arabia - National Society for Human Rights [English][Arabic].
 
Saudi Arabia - Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association [English][Arabic].
 
Somalia - Women's Action For Advocacy and Progress Organization .
This is a non-governmental, non-political voluntary women's organization, and a member of Nagaad Umbrella Association. WAAPO strives for the empowerment of the Somaliland women through advocacy, attitude building programs, creation of sources of income for women projects, lobbying methods for women's participation of policy.
 
Sudan - Eyes on Darfur  [English].
Eyes on Darfur project aims to collect evidence of the atrocities being committed in Darfur enabling action by private citizens, policy makers and international courts. 
 
Sudan - Human Rights Information Network in Sudan [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Sudan - Massaleit Community in Exile .
is a community-based human rights group, based in Cairo. Massaleit produced many reports on the serious violations of human rights by government supported- militias.
 
Sudan - Southern Women Group for Peace .
The Southern Women Group for Peace is a non profit and non political organization. It's main objectives are achieving sustainable peace, development of women, and the promotion of the participation of women in decision making especially on issues that affect their lives.
 
Sudan - Sudan Human Rights Organization - Cairo Branch [English][Arabic].
SHRO-Cairo is a Sudanese human rights and democracy entity. The organization is fully committed to the struggle for the preservation of human rights independently from any government or opposition group.
 
Syria - Arab Organization for Human Rights in Syria [Arabic].
AOHR in Syiria is an independent non-governmental organization working for the protection of human rights in Syria and the Arab countries, it is also a member of the regional Arab Organization for Human Rights located in Cairo.
 
Syria - Committees for the Defense of Democracy Freedoms and Human Rights in Syria [Arabic].
This non-governmental organization is a member of the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network, the International Federation for Human Rights, the International Organization Against Torture and the International Criminal Court. It is also a member of The Federation of Human Rights Centers in the Arab World, The Arab Network for Monitoring Elections and the Alliance of Arab Organizations that support the signing of the Rome Statue pertaining to the provisions of the International Criminal Court.
 
Syria - Committees for the Defense of Democratic Liberties and Human Rights in Syria .
The Committees call for the release of all prisoners of thought and for ending arbitrary detentions and torture and restoring civil rights.
 
Syria - Damascus Center for Theoretical and Civil Rights Studies [English][Arabic].
The center is an independent organization for scientific and theoretic research , and consider itself as a reflect and support of the civil society in Syria via the defense of political, economical, social and cultural basic common rights in the country.
 
Syria - Follow Up Committee for the Cases of the Detainees, Deportees and Persons with Denied Nationalities and Civil Rights [English][Arabic].
The committee is specialized with defending and monitoring human rights violations in Syria.
 
Syria - Free Syria [Arabic].
A movement that follows up on the basic needs for Syrians in the civil society. Free Syrians work within the context of the laws, constitution, community values and the principles of the International Conventions of Human Rights.
 
Syria - Human Rights Association In Syria [Arabic].
The association aims to monitor and document any violation of human rights occurring within the Syrian Arab Republic. It also educates the community about human rights principles and values and promotes the ideals of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other related human rights conventions.
 
Syria - Human Rights Information Network in Syria [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Syria - National Council For Truth, Justice & Reconciliation In Syria [English][Arabic].
The council is dedicated for defending human rights in Syria and for monitoring the violations against human rights that are committed by the Syrian Regime. The Association is based in France.
 
Syria - National Organization for Human Rights in Syria [Arabic].
 
Syria - Nissa Souria  [Arabic].
 A futuristic project that aims at monitoring the conditions of Syrian society in all respects, with special emphasis on issues of discrimination against women and children.
 
Syria - Support Kurds in Syria [English].
Reports on the human rights of Kurds in Syria and works in collaboration with individuals and organizations to bring about basic human rights for Kurds in Syria.
 
Syria - YASA - Kurdish Centre for Legal Studies & Consultancy [English][Arabic].
YASA is a non-governmental and non-profit organization working to promote and advance human rights to Kurds in their country of origin and in the Diaspora. YASA was founded in August 2005, in Bonn, works for the interests of Kurds in the areas of human rights, integration and culture.
 
Tunisia - Center for Research, Studies, Documentation and Information about Women [Arabic][French].
CREDIF was initiated by the government in 1990, with the aim of consolidating women's rights. The centre permanently observes and evaluates the position of women and plays an intermediary role between diverse governmental and non-governmental institutions.
 
Tunisia - Dr. Moncef Marzouki's Website [Arabic].
Dr. Moncef Marzouki is one of Tunisia's leading human rights defenders. A former president of the Tunisian League for Human Rights (LTDH), he is presently the spokesperson for the National Council on Liberties in Tunisia (CNLT).
 
Tunisia - Human Rights Information Network in Tunisia [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Tunisia - International Committee of Solidarity for Political Prisoners in Tunisia [English][Arabic].
Works for putting an end to the inhumane conditions of detention of political prisoners in Tunisia.
 
Tunisia - National Council for Freedoms in Tunisia [English][Arabic][French].
The National Council for Freedoms in Tunisia is an open framework for all intellectual groups. It aims at expanding dialogue over society's basic issues, and to disseminate the values of justice, equality and human dignity.
 
Tunisia - National Union of Tunisian Women [English][Arabic][French].
The UNFT Union works to improve the status of women and to ending of all forms of discrimination against women.
 
Tunisia - Observatory for the Freedom of Press, Publishing and Creation in Tunisia [English][Arabic][French].
The Observatory for the Freedom of Press (OLPEC) works on alerting the public about burgeoning acts of censorship that are striking the Tunisian and foreign press in Tunisia.
 
Tunisia - Tunezine [Arabic][French].
The Association monitors the violations of human rights in Tunisia and works to defend the rights of the political detainees. and publishes news regarding the violations that nationals of neighboring Arab countries face.
 
Tunisia - Tunisian Association for the Struggle against Torture .
The association monitors violations against political prisoners and prisoners of thought in Tunisia and works to defend their rights.
 
Tunisia - Tunisian League for Human Rights .
Defends human rights in Tunisia and monitors violations thereof. Supports and defends political detainees and prisoners of thought.
 
United Arab Emirates - Human Rights Information Network in the United Arab Emirates [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
United Arab Emirates - Mafiwasta [English].
Mafiwasta is an organization dedicated to the improvement of migrant workers’ rights in the United Arab Emirates. It was founded in 2005 by contractors working in the oil industry in Abu Dhabi as a means of drawing international attention to the plight of the country’s migrant workers.
 
United Arab Emirates - UAEPrison.com [English].
The website uaeprison.com is dedicated to disseminate and report the experiences of innocent prisoners who are languishing behind bars after being deprived of basic human rights which are recognized in International human rights conventions.
 
Yemen - Human Rights Information & Training Center [Arabic].
Human Rights Information is a non-governmental organization aimed at promoting human rights values in Yemen and the Arab world. It is committed to all conventions and international declarations on human rights issued by the United Nations. The center is specialized in raising awareness of human rights through activities and training courses, meetings, intellectual and archive office, publications and periodicals.
 
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.
 
Yemen - Human Rights Information Network in Yemen [Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Yemen - National Organization for Defending Rights and Freedoms - Hood [English][Arabic].
Hood participates in monitoring violation on human rights in Yemen, and defends rights and freedoms.
 
Yemen - Sisters' Arab Forum for Human Rights (SAF) [Arabic].
A voluntary, independent, non-governmental women's organization in Yemen which is politically neutral and caters for human rights (Females in particular and people in general).
 
Yemen - Women's Forum for Research and Training [English][Arabic].
The forum is a non-governmental association that works for women's rights and democratic rights by upgrading the work of civil society organizations, problem solving, creative thinking, training in areas of cooperation, coordination and communication skills, and by encouraging women's effective participation in social life.
 
Yemen - Yemeni Observatory for Human Rights [Arabic].
 
Arab Countries - Alkarama Organization for Human Rights [English][Arabic][French].
Alkarama Organization for Human Rights works for the promotion and protection of the values of justice, equality before the law and respect for the dignity and human rights in the Arab world. The organization also provides information on human rights violations in the Arab countries, as well as moral and judicial assistance to the victims of those violations.
 
Arab Countries - Arab Association for Human Rights [English][Arabic].
The Arab Association for Human Rights was founded in 1988 to promote and protect the political, civil, economic, and cultural rights of the Palestinian Arab minority in Israel and to further the domestic implementation of international human rights principles.
 
Arab Countries - Arab Commission for Human Rights [English][Arabic][French].
The Arab Commission for Human Rights is an independent non-governmental organization dedicated to the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms throughout the Arab world. ACHR has special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
 
Arab Countries - Arab Council for Childhood and Development [English][Arabic].
The Arab Council for Childhood and Development is a non-governmental organization that functions in the field of childhood and development in the Arab world. It works toward supporting and coordinating governmental and non-governmental efforts, and toward encouraging ideas, studies, and projects planned for Arab childcare and development, and toward integrating them into the plans and projects for national development.
 
Arab Countries - Arab Labor Organization [Arabic].
The Arab labor organization coordinates efforts on the Arab and international level. It protects the rights of associations, improves working conditions of the Arab workers and increases their production capabilities.
 
Arab Countries - Arab Labour Organization [English][Arabic].
An organization specialized in labour issues on a regional level and works under the umbrella of the Arab League.
 
Arab Countries - Arab Media Freedom and Censorship [English].
The Arab Media section of al-bab.com aims to monitor developments in the fields of newspapers, radio, television, cinema and the internet , and to provide a forum for debate on such issues as freedom and censorship.
 
Arab Countries - Arab Network for Human Rights Information [Arabic].
A regional non-governmental organization that supports human rights education, trains activists and professionals, and contributes to developing educational materials and programs.
 
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 - Arab Penal Reform Organization [English][Arabic].
A regional non-governmental organization that consists of several human rights advocates in the Arab world. The organization is distinguished by its work on reforming Arab legislative structures and penal systems for the sake of enhancing and defending human rights through establishing bridges of cooperation between the Arab world and international organizations.
 
Arab Countries - Arab Press Freedom Watch [English][Arabic].
APFW documents the events and incidents that violate the freedom and independence of the press in the Arab world, publishes information about these incidents and liaises with the authorities concerned to correct the conditions that lead to the incidents.
 
Arab Countries - Arab Program for Human Rights Activists [English][Arabic].
APHRA was established in April 1997 as a public platform for discussions about the problems, needs, and aspirations of activists working in the field of humans rights.
 
Arab Countries - Arab Women's Solidarity Association [English].
The association is a progressive organization founded in Egypt in 1982 by Nawal El Saadawi in order to promote Arab women's active participation in social economic cultural and political life.
 
Arab Countries - Arabic Network for Human Rights Information [English][Arabic].
The network is a central repository for human rights information and websites in Arabic throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Arab Countries - Arabic Network for Human Rights Information [English][Arabic].
The Network depends on the internet to free the activities of human rights organizations from the restrictions they face. It collects the publications, campaigns, reports, and statements of the various human rights organizations.
 
Arab Countries - Arabs Against Discrimination [English][Arabic][French].
Arabs Against Discrimination is a non-governmental organization with the aim of exposing and combating all forms of discrimination and racism which contravene human rights covenants and established international law, using all possible media, legal and cultural channels to achieve this aim.
 
Arab Countries - Atfal "Children" an arab website for Children's Rights [English][Arabic][French].
Aftal.org was launched to serve the Arab Regional Civil Society Forum on Children. It aims to provide space for networking between Arab partners in the Global Movement for Children and Promotes awareness of the situation of children in the Middle East and North Africa.
 
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.
 
Arab Countries - Center for Media Freedom in the Middle East and North Africa [English].
The Center defends journalists and promotes media freedom in the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Arab Countries - General Union for Arab Journalists [Arabic].
This union is a popular professional and democratic pan-Arab organization that works towards realizing the national goals of the Arab people. The union supports all economic, political, social and cultural means that help in achieving these goals, safeguarding political freedom and realizing social justice.
 
Arab Countries - Global Network of Arab Activists [English].
Is a democratic forum for activists who strive to promote Arab culture and advance the civil and human rights of people in the Arab world.
 
Arab Countries - Habitat International Coalition Housing and Land Rights Network – Middle East and North Africa [English][Arabic].
This International Coalition is committed to a common purpose: the full implementation of the human right to adequate housing for all as “a place to live in peace and dignity.”
 
Arab Countries - Human Rights Index for the Arab Countries [English][Arabic].
Provides access in both English and Arabic to the United Nations major instruments of human rights and the Arab countries periodic reports on the progress of their implementation.
 
Arab Countries - Human Rights Information and Training Center [English][Arabic].
 
Arab Countries - International Labour Organizations - Regional Office for the Arab States [English][Arabic].
ILO is the UN specialized agency that works to promote social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights It defined the hallmarks of industrial society as the 8-hour day, employment policy, maternity protection, child-labour laws and other policies, which promote workplace safety and peaceful industrial relations.
 
Arab Countries - The Initiative for an Open Arab Internet [English][Arabic].
The Initiative For an Open Arab Internet is an initiative by the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (Anhri) advocating free use of the Internet without censorship, blocking or spying. In this context, the initiative seeks to provide international and Arab information and internet related documents. The initiative also defends internet users, web-designers, and writers by organising legal and media campaigns and highlighting practices restricting Internet freedom.
 
Arab Countries - Together to combat the exceptional laws and courts [English][Arabic].
An Arab movement working to end the state of emergency laws in few Arab countries.
 
Arab Countries - Women Living Under Muslim Laws [English][Arabic][French].
An international solidarity network that provides information, support and a collective space for women whose lives are shaped, conditioned or governed by laws and customs said to derive from Islam.
 
North Africa - African Regional Children's Conference [English]. 2009
The African Regional Children's Conference took place from 7 to 10 August 2009 in Durban, South Africa. UNEP, SPAR, Eskom, Nestlé (South Africa), Shell (South Africa), Hewlett Packard (South Africa), the British Council, SAASTA, Sustainability United (An Environmental Network for Children, Women and NGOs), Regency Foundation Networx and other educational role-players in KwaZulu-Natal coordinated the conference.
 
North Africa - African Rights - Working for Justice [English].
is a human Rights organization, it reports on human rights abuses by groups, individuals and states. It also carries out extensive field research that is useful to justice bodies, policymakers and academics, in Africa and beyond.
 
North Africa - Famafrique, site of women in French-speaking Africa [French].
A French language site for African women
 
North Africa - Justice Africa  [English]. 1999
Justice Africa is a research institute and advocacy organization founded in London to campaign for human rights and social justice across Africa. It partners with a network of organizations, initiating and supporting civil society activities for human rights, democracy, and peace in Africa; as well as providing research and policy analysis on the continent. 
 
International - Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma [English].
Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma aims to alleviate the suffering of those who have experienced the trauma of torture, to educate the local, national, and world community about the needs of torture survivors, and to advocate on their behalf.
 
International - African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child [English].
The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child aims to promote and protect the rights enshrined in the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child particularly and to monitor the implementation and ensure protection of the rights enshrined in the Charter.
 
International - American Near East Refugee Aid [English].
ANERA is a non governmental organization with a mission to improve refugees communities throughout the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon, and Jordan. ANERA works with local institutions, schools, universities, health facilities, cooperatives, municipalities, grassroots committees, and charitable associations, and assists them to improve their community services.
 
International - Amnesty International [English][Arabic][French].
Working to protect human rights worldwide. AI is a worldwide campaigning movement that works to promote all the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international standards. Amnesty International documents and publicizes human rights abuses and campaigns against legislation that violates human rights.
 
International - Amnesty International [English][Arabic][French].
 
International - Arab Resource Collective [English][Arabic].
The Arab Resource Collective (ARC) is an Arab independent non-profit organization that works with its partners to develop knowledge, build capacities and develop the resource culture in Arab societies.
 
International - Arab Women's International Forum [English][Arabic].
Arab Women's International Forum (AWIF) is a non-profit organization that links Arab business and professional women in the Arab world with each other and with their counterparts in the international community. AWIF provides a networking opportunity where women can build their knowledge, develop their business and career potential and promote their respective organizations.
 
International - ARTICLE 19, the Global Campaign for Free Expression [English].
ARTICLE 19 is registered as a charity in the UK. Named after Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the campaign works worldwide to combat censorship by promoting freedom of expression and access to official information.
 
International - Asian Migrant Center [English].
The Asian Migrant Center (AMC) operates as a monitoring, research, information, publishing, training, support and action center dedicated to the promotion of human rights and empowerment of migrant workers and their families in Asia.
 
International - Association for the Prevention of Torture [English].
The Association is an independent non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Geneva, Switzerland. Its primary objective is to prevent torture and other forms of ill-treatment throughout the world. The APT operates as a source of ideas and expertise for a broad variety of partners in torture prevention, ranging from Governments to NGOs, UN bodies, Regional bodies.
 
International - Association for Women's Rights in Development [English][French].
AWID is an international membership organization connecting, informing and mobilizing people and organizations committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human rights.
 
International - BRIDGE Institute of Development Studies - Gender publications [English][Arabic][French].
BRIDGE supports gender advocacy and mainstreaming efforts by bridging the gaps between theory, policy and practice with accessible and diverse gender information
 
International - Canadian Association for Mine and Explosive Ordnance Security [English].
The Canadian Association for Mine and Explosive Ordnance Security (CAMEO Security) is a non-profit charitable Society headquartered in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada, which has as its mission to provide safe, professional, and cost-effective humanitarian land mine clearance and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) services in war-torn societies.
 
International - Canadian International Development Agency - CIDA Gender Equality [English][French].
CIDA's mandate is to support sustainable development in developing countries in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a more secure, equitable, and prosperous world.
 
International - Canadian Landmine Foundation [English][French].
The Canadian Landmine Foundation is a registered charity with a mission to raise awareness and funds to end the human and economic suffering caused by anti-personnel landmines. The Foundation has a strong history of building significant partnerships for mine action and of reminding Canadians of the international leadership provided by the Government of Canada.
 
International - Center for Comparative Immigration Studies [English].
The Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS) is an organized Research Unit of the University of California-San Diego. Its primary missions are to conduct comparative (especially cross-national) and policy-oriented research, train academic researchers, students, and practitioners, and disseminate research conducted under its auspices to academics, policymakers, and NGOs through research seminars, conferences, publications, the internet, and the mass media.
 
International - Center for Economic and Social Rights [English].
The CESR was established in 1993 to promote social justice through human rights.
 
International - Center for Ethnic and Migration Studies [English].
The Center for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM) was created in 1995. It is an interfaculty center which aim is to carry out theoretical and empirical research in the fields of human migrations, ethnic relations and racism. Among others, the Center is interested in the relations between migration processes and uneven development.
 
International - Center for Immigration Studies [English].
The Center for Immigration Studies is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit research organization founded in 1985. The Center's mission is to expand the base of public knowledge and understanding of the need for an immigration policy that gives first concern to the broad national interest.
 
International - Center for Justice and accountability [English].
CJA works to deter torture and other severe human rights abuses around the world by helping survivors hold their persecutors accountable.
 
International - Center for Migration Studies in New York [English].
The Center for Migration Studies in New York is a non-profit organization; its primary goal is to support and undertake research, and to provide a forum for debate on international migration.
 
International - Center For Refugee Studies [English].
The Center for Refugee Studies is engaged in research on refugee issues. Refugee Studies is concerned with the displacement of populations and individuals across and within borders, for reasons of persecution, expulsion, violence, violation of fundamental human rights, and loss of essential human security and livelihood.
 
International - Center for Women's Global Leadership [English].
The Center develops and facilitates women's leadership for women's human rights and social justice worldwide.
 
International - Center on Migration Policy and Society [English].
The Center on Migration Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford conducts research in order to develop theory and knowledge, inform public opinion and contribute to policy debates on migration. The mission of the COMPAS is to provide a strategic, integrated approach to understanding contemporary and future migration dynamics across sending areas and receiving contexts in the UK and EU.
 
International - Centre for Women's Studies in Education [English].
The Centre aims to establish disciplinary and interdisciplinary feminist research, to implement programs and activities to facilitate the scholarly and professional development of staff and students, and to promote community outreach between the Centre and a wide range of professional and volunteer women's organizations.
 
International - Child Rights Information Network [English][Arabic][French].
The Child Rights Information Network (CRIN) is a global network that disseminates information about the Convention on the Rights of the Child and child rights amongst non-governmental organizations (NGOs), United Nations agencies, inter-governmental organization (IGOs), educational institutions, and other child rights experts.
 
International - Children and Youth in Emerging and Transforming Societies (Childhoods 2005 Oslo) [English]. 2005
As part of the University of Oslo's Centennial Celebration, 1200 child and youth researchers, practitioners and policy makers from 95 different countries met for 5 days to presentو research, debate and exchange knowledge about modern childhood and youth.
 
International - Children's Defense Fund [English].
Children’s Defense Fund aims to leave no child behind and to ensure that every child has a healthy, fair, safe, moral and head start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.
 
International - Coalition Against Trafficking in Women  [English]. 1988
The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) is a non-governmental organization that promotes women's human rights. It works internationally to combat sexual exploitation in all its forms, especially prostitution and trafficking in women and children, in particular girls. 
 
International - Committee to Protect Journalists [English].
The CPJ is an independent, nonprofit organization. Its objective is to promote press freedom worldwide by defending the right of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal. The Committee takes New York city as its Headquarters.
 
International - Commonwealth Gender and Development [English].
Works with Commonwealth people as a force for peace, democracy, equality, and good governance; a catalyst for global consensus building; and a source of assistance for sustainable development and poverty eradication.
 
International - Defense for Children International [English].
DCI is an independent non-governmental organization set up to ensure on-going, practical , systematic and concerted international action specially directed towards promoting and protecting the rights of the child.
 
International - De-Mining Systems [English].
De-Mining Systems provides a unique opportunity for philanthropists to make charitable donations or sponsor teams and machinery to remove landmines, with the added benefit of simultaneously providing the foundation for longer-term sustainable agricultural and community development.
 
International - Derechos [English].
works with human rights organizations in Latin America and the world to bring accurate and detailed information of the human rights situation in different countries, including the Middle East and North Africa.
 
International - Development Research Center on Migration, Globalization and Poverty [English].
The Development Research Center on Migration, Globalization and Poverty aims to examine migration flows in which poor people themselves are most represented and how migration impacts variously on their livelihoods, rights and levels of social protection.
 
International - Digital Freedom Network [English].
DFN- Advancing Freedom Worldwide through Information and Technology, is a non-profit group that seeks to promote human rights as an attainable goal for all countries. DFN supports classically liberal ideas in both the economic and the political realm.
 
International - End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes [English][French].
End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes (ECPAT) is a network of organizations and individuals working together to eliminate the commercial sexual exploitation of children. It seeks to encourage the world community to ensure that children everywhere enjoy their fundamental rights free from all forms of commercial sexual exploitation.
 
International - Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network [English][Arabic][French].
The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) is a network of more than 60 human rights organizations from over 20 countries in the Euro-Mediterranean region. It aims to contribute to the protection and promotion of the human rights principles embodied in the Barcelona Declaration of November 1995 and in the bilateral association agreements between the EU and its Mediterranean partners.
 
International - European Council on Refugees and Exiles [English].
The European Council on Refugees & Exiles (ECRE) is a pan-European network of refugee-assisting non-governmental organizations. It aims to promote the protection and integration of refugees in Europe based on the values of human dignity, human rights, and an ethic of solidarity.
 
International - Front Line Defenders of Human Rights Defenders [English][Arabic][French].
Front Line was founded in Dublin in 2001 with the specific aim of protecting Human Rights Defenders, people who work, non-violently, for any or all of the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Front Line aims to address some of the needs identified by defenders themselves, including protection, networking, training and access to the thematic and country mechanisms of the UN and other regional bodies.
 
International - Gender at Work [English].
Gender at Work is a new knowledge and capacity building network focused on gender and institutional change. It was created in June 2001 by Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID), Women's Learning Partnership (WLP), World Alliance for Citizen Participation (CIVICUS), and United Nations Fund for Women (UNIFEM).
 
International - German Institute for Human Rights [English].
The German Institute for Human Rights, Berlin, reports on human rights issues in Germany and in other countries. Its intention is to contribute to the prevention of human rights violations and to the promotion and protection of human rights.
 
International - Global Labor Institute [English][French].
The Global Labour Institute is a labor service organization established in 1997 in Geneva, Switzerland. Its purpose is to support the efforts of the labor movement to deal with the globalization of the world economy and its social and political consequences and to strengthen links and networks between trade unions and other civil society organizations with similar or converging interests.
 
International - Global Movement for Children [English][French].
A world-wide movement of organizations, institutions, individuals and children, uniting efforts to build a world fit for children. Its mission is to build awareness of children rights at all levels of society.
 
International - Global Rights [English].
Global Rights is a human rights advocacy group that partners with local activists to challenge injustice and amplify new voices within the global discourse. With offices in countries around the world, they help local activists create just societies through proven strategies for effecting change.
 
International - Global Rights [English].
Global Rights is a human rights advocacy group that partners with local activists to challenge injustice and amplify new voices within the global discourse.
 
International - Human Rights Education Associates [English][Arabic][French].
HREA is an international non-governmental organization that supports human rights learning; the training of activists and professionals; the development of educational materials and programming; and community-building through on-line technologies.
 
International - Human Rights First [English].
Human Rights First protects people at risk: refugees, victims of crimes against humanity, victims of discrimination, those whose rights are eroded in the name of national security, and human rights advocates who are targeted for defending the rights of others.
 
International - Human Rights First - the Middle East Initiative [English].
works in the United States and abroad to create a secure and humane world by advancing justice, human dignity and respect for the rule of law
 
International - Human Rights Internet [English].
Human Rights Internet is dedicated to the empowerment of human rights activists and organizations, and to the education of governmental and intergovernmental agencies and officials and other actors in the public and private sphere, on human rights issues and the role of civil society.
 
International - Human Rights Watch [English][Arabic][French].
Human Rights Watch is an independent, nongovernmental organization that investigates and exposes human rights violations and holds abusers accountable.
 
International - Human Rights Watch [English][Arabic][French].
Human Rights Watch aims to protect the human rights of people around the world, prevent discrimination, uphold political freedom, protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and bring offenders to justice.
 
International - Human Rights Watch - Women [English][Arabic][French].
Human Rights Watch is a human rights organization that conducts fact-finding investigations into human rights abuses in all regions of the world, then publishes those findings, generating extensive coverage in local and international media. Women Rights is one of the main fields of interest of this organization, the website offers numerous studies and useful links in this area.
 
International - Index for Free Expression [English].
Index on Censorship was founded in 1972 by a team of writers, journalists and artists in defense of the basic human right of free expression. 
 
International - Information and Support Group for Immigrants [English][French].
The Information and Support Group for Immigrants (GISTI), based in Paris, is an association specialized in the rights of foreigners. The goals of this association are to gather information on the judicial, economic, and social situation of foreigners and immigrants to support their actions in order to respect their rights equally, and to fight all forms of racism, direct or indirect, as well as, all discrimination.
 
International - Institute for Women's Policy Research [English].
The Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) conducts rigorous research and disseminates its findings to address the needs of women, promote public dialogue, and strengthen families, communities, and societies. IWPR focuses on issues of poverty and welfare, employment and earnings, work and family issues, health and safety, and women's civic and political participation.
 
International - International Bureau for Children's Rights  [English][French]. 1994
The International Bureau for Children's Rights (IBCR) is an international non-governmental organization whose mission is to contribute to the promotion and protection of the rights of the Child as laid out in the Convention on the Rights of the Child. 
 
International - International Campaign to Ban Landmines [English][Arabic][French].
The International Campaign to Ban Landmines is committed to an international ban on the use, production, stockpiling, and sale, transfer, or export of antipersonnel landmines.
 
International - International Catholic Migration Commission [English][French].
The commission works with refugees, internally displaced people and forced migrants, and gives priority to the most vulnerable and marginalized among these groups. ICMC responds to immediate needs and, at the same time, works for more durable solutions.
 
International - International Center for Human Rights and Democratic Development (Rights & Democracy) [English][French].
Rights & Democracy (International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development) was created by Canada's Parliament in 1988. Through working with individuals, organizations and governments in Canada and abroad, it encourages and supports the universal values of human rights and the promotion of democratic institutions and practices around the world.
 
International - International Center for Migration Policy Development [English].
The International Center for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is an inter-governmental organization based in Vienna. ICMPD was created in 1993; it is an inter-governmental organization with a European focus and global interests. It strives at being the center of excellence in migration policy development. It fosters regional and international orderly migration regimes by supporting governments and institutions through policy expertise, research and information, dialogue and networking facilities.
 
International - International Center for Migration, Ethnicity and Citizenship [English].
The International Center for Migration, Ethnicity and Citizenship (ICMEC), based at the New School University in New York, engages in scholarly research and public policy analysis bearing on international migration, refugees, and the incorporation of newcomers.
 
International - International Center for Transitional Justice [English][Arabic][French].
The ICTJ assists countries pursuing accountability for past mass atrocity or human rights abuse. The Center works in societies emerging from repressive rule or armed conflict, as well as in established democracies where historical injustices or systemic abuse remain unresolved.
 
International - International Commission of Jurists [English][French].
is dedicated to the primacy, coherence and implementation of international law and principles that advance human rights. The ICJ provides legal expertise at both the international and national levels to ensure that developments in international law adhere to human rights principles and that international standards.
 
International - International Committee of the Red Cross [English][Arabic][French].
ICRC is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It directs and coordinates the international relief activities conducted by the Movement in situations of conflict. It also endeavors to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles. Established in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
 
International - International Council on Human Rights Policy [English][French].
The International Council on Human Rights Policy is an independent organization that conducts useful research into problems and dilemmas that face organizations working in the field of human rights. The Council provides a forum for applied research, reflection and forward thinking on matters of international human rights policy.
 
International - International Council on Human Rights Policy [English].
The ICHRP conducts applied policy research on issues that face organizations working in the field of human rights.
 
International - International Development Research Centre - IDRC Gender Unit [English][French].
IDRC Gender Unit aims is to increase the capacity for critical and meaningful engagement in gender and development problems, issues and debates.
 
International - International Federation for Human Rights [English][Arabic][French].
The aim of the FIDH is to obtain effective improvements in the protection of victims, the prevention of Human Rights abuse and the prosecution of those responsible. FIDH’ s mandate is to contribute to the respect of all the rights defined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
 
International - International Federation for Human Rights [English][Arabic][French].
FIDH aims to obtain effective improvements in the protection of victims, the prevention of human rights abuse and the prosecution of those responsible.
 
International - International Federation of Journalists [English][French].
IFJ is the world's largest organization of journalists, it promotes international action to defend press freedom and social justice through strong, free and independent trade unions of journalists.
 
International - International Freedom of Expression Exchange "IFEX" [English][Arabic][French].
An Non-governmental organization working to defend the right to freedom of expression around the world.
 
International - International Human Rights Network [English].
A non-governmental organization that supports others in applying Human Rights Based Solutions in their work.
 
International - International Information Centre and Archives for the Women's Movement [English].
The center is the source, the intermediary and the supplier of information and documentation for all those who occupy themselves with the position of women, whether it concerns books, periodicals, data, addresses, archives, visual materials, current or historical, national or international.
 
International - International Labor Organization - Gender Equality [English][French].
 
International - International Media Support- IMS [English].
IMS is committed to freedom of expression and related international human rights standards endorsed by the international community.
 
International - International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion [English].
The Network of International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion (IMISCOE) was established by 19 European Research Institutes to provide comprehensive theoretical and empirical knowledge on how to manage demand and supply-driven migration, how to integrate the resident immigrants, and how to adapt institutional arrangements to preserve social cohesion for the EU member states in order to form a reliable basis for policy.
 
International - International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights [English].
The International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) is a coalition of organizations and activists from around the world dedicated to advancing economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR).
 
International - International Network on Displacement and Resettlement [English].
The International Network on Displacement and Resettlement (INDR) is composed of professionals working to assure that people who are forcefully displaced become beneficiaries rather than victims of development. It provides a virtual, global communications network of scholars, practitioners, and policy makers attempting to prevent development-induced impoverishment.
 
International - International Organization for Migration-IOM [English].
The IOM is an inter-governmental organization, it acts with its partners in the international community to Encourage social and economic development through migration, and upholds the human dignity and well-being of migrants.
 
International - International Press Institute [English].
IPI, the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, is dedicated to the furtherance and safeguarding of press freedom, the promotion of the free flow of news and information, and the improvement of the practices of journalism.
 
International - International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims [English][Arabic][French].
IRCT is an independent, international health professional organization, which promotes and supports the rehabilitation of torture victims and works for the prevention of torture worldwide. The organization is based in Denmark.
 
International - International Women's Rights Action Watch - Asia Pacific - IWRAW [English].
Website of the International Women's Rights Action Watch - Asia Pacific (IWRAW), a non-profit international organization promoting the implementation of national and international human rights standards. The website provides official and practical information on the implementation of the UN - CEDAW convention.
 
International - International Women's Tribune Centre [English].
The centre is an international non-governmental organization. It's work is grounded on the premise that access to information and the ability to communicate are basic to the process of women's empowerment, to women's ability to re-defining development paradigms, to women's participation in the public policy arena and to the building of democratic societies.
 
International - Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization [English][Arabic][French].
The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) aims to strengthen and promote cooperation among Member States and consolidate it in the fields of education, science, culture and communication. It also seeks to consolidate understanding among Muslim peoples and contribute to the achievement of world peace and security through various means, particularly through education, science, culture and communication.
 
International - Japan International Cooperation Agency [English].
The Japan International Cooperation Agency is an agency offering technical assistance for institution building, organization strengthening, and human resources development that will enable developing countries to pursue their own sustainable socioeconomic development.
 
International - Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights [English][Arabic].
Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights is a charitable, educational organization which focuses upon the domestic and global issues of human rights for Muslims. Karamah stands committed to research, education, and advocacy work in matters pertaining to Muslim women and human rights in Islam
 
International - Kenya National Commission on Human Rights [English].
The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights is an independent National Human Rights Institution established by an Act of Parliament. Its core mandate is to further the protection and promotion of human rights in Kenya.
 
International - MADRE [English].
An international organization that works in partnership with community-based women’s organizations in conflict areas on the issues of development and human rights.
 
International - Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture [English].
Founded in 1985, the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture provides care and rehabilitation to survivors of torture and other forms of organized violence.
 
International - Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies [English].
The Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS) is a non-profit organization which promotes and contributes to projects of social, political, and economic themes relating to gender.
 
International - Migrants Rights International [English].
is a non-governmental organization and federation of migrant organizations and non-governmental organizations promoting the human rights of migrants. Its purposes are to promote recognition and respect for the rights of all migrants.
 
International - Migration Information Source [English].
provides data from numerous global organizations and governments, and global analysis of international migration and refugee trends. The Source offers useful tools, vital data, and essential facts on the movement of people worldwide.
 
International - Migration Policy Group [English].
The Migration Policy Group (MPG) is committed to policy development on migration and anti-discrimination, with the aim of generating innovative and effective responses to the challenges and opportunities of migration and diversity.
 
International - Migration Policy Institute [English].
The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit think-tank in Washington, D.C. dedicated to the study of the movement of people worldwide. MPI provides analysis, development, and evaluation of migration and refugee policies at the local, national, and international levels.
 
International - Minority Rights Group International [English].
Minority Rights Group International (MRG) works to secure the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples worldwide, and to promote cooperation and understanding between communities.
 
International - National Human Rights Institutions Forum [English].
An international forum for researchers and practitioners in the field of national human rights institutions. The website provides access to key global and regional documents, information on and from national human rights institutions, bibliography and research materials and capacity building and training resources.
 
International - National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights [English].
The National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR) is a national organization composed of local coalitions and immigrant, refugee, community, religious, civil rights and labor organizations and activists. The National Network bases its efforts in the principles of equality and justice, and seeks the enfranchisement of all immigrant and refugee communities in the United States through organizing and advocating for their full labor, environmental, civil and human rights.
 
International - Norwegian Refugee Council [English].
NRC is specialized in international activities for refugees and displaced persons and provides assistance and contributes towards the protection of displaced people.
 
International - Open Democracy  [English].
OpenDemocracy, committed to human rights and democracy, offers an in-depth, independent ideas from the people who have lived through the events, from those on the ground, from scholars with expert knowledge.
 
International - Organization of Islamic Conferences [English][Arabic][French].
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is an inter-governmental organization grouping fifty-seven States. These States decided to pool their resources together, combine their efforts and speak with one voice to safeguard the interest and ensure the progress and well-being of their peoples and those of other Muslims in the world over.
 
International - Pan American Health Organization - Gender and Health resources [English].
PAHO's Gender, Ethnicity and Health Unit (GH) provides technical co-operation and assistance to PAHO's technical units and Member States to promote gender and ethnic equality and equity in the development of health policies and programs.
 
International - Peace and Justice Program [English].
The Program has two major tracks, human rights and international cooperation and governance and civil society.
 
International - Peace Women - Women's International League for Peace and Freedom [English].
is a project of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). The Project monitors and works toward rapid and full implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, which addressed the disproportionate impact of armed conflict on women and called for women's participation as active agents in peace and security.
 
International - Penal Reform International  [English].
Penal Reform International is an international non-governmental organization working on penal and criminal justice reform worldwide. It aims at the development and implementation of international human rights instruments in relation to law enforcement and prison conditions, the elimination of unfair and unethical discrimination in all penal measures, and the abolition of the death penalty 
 
International - People Against Landmines [English][French].
Based on humanitarian principles, the organization "People against Landmines" (MgM) is dedicated to providing a safe environment and promoting peaceful development everywhere. It concentrates on tackling the growing worldwide threat to civilians of land mines and seeks to reduce the risk of severe injury and death and especially to alleviate the bottleneck to development that mines cause in post war regions.
 
International - Physicians for Human Rights [English].
PHR promotes health by protecting human rights. PHR members have worked to stop torture, disappearances, and political killings by governments and opposition groups; to improve health and sanitary conditions in prisons and detention centers; to investigate the physical and psychological consequences of violations of humanitarian law in internal and international conflicts.
 
International - Plan International [English].
The organization is developmental and works in partnership with children, families and communities, to develop sustainable ways to end the cycle of poverty.
 
International - Redress Seeking Reparation For Torture Survivors [English].
REDRESS is a human rights organization that helps torture survivors obtain justice and reparation.It works with survivors to help restore their dignity and to make torturers accountable. REDRESS’ national and international programs are aimed at ensuring that the rights of torture survivors, whoever they are, and wherever they are located, are realized in practice.
 
International - Refugee Council Online [English].
The Refugee Council is the largest organization in the UK working with asylum seekers and refugees; it is independent and registered as a charity organization. It gives help and support, and works with asylum seekers and refugees to ensure that their needs and concerns are addressed.
 
International - Refugee Net [English].
Refugee net is the website of the EU Networks on Reception, Integration and Voluntary Repatriation of Refugees and is a source of information and ideas related to the Integration of Refugees in Europe. The aim of the EU Networks is to develop issue-oriented networks on refugee integration themes such as education, language, vocational training, health, reception and voluntary return.
 
International - Refugee Women in Development [English].
Refugee Women in Development (RefWID), Inc works for women who have experienced human rights abuses, domestic violence, rape, and war. RefWID's programs build capacity in developing countries, by empowering marginalized women to assume leadership and contributing their valuable experience to the development of democratic societies.
 
International - Refugees International [English].
Refugees International (RI) is a non-governmental organization that generates lifesaving humanitarian assistance and protection for displaced people around the world and works to end the conditions that create displacement. RI's advocacy generates increases in resources and policy changes by governments and UN agencies that improve conditions for refugees and displaced people.
 
International - Reporters Without Borders [English][Arabic][French].
is working to improve the safety of journalists world-wide, particularly in war zone areas. The Organization also works to defend press freedom.
 
International - Save the Children USA [English].
A leading independent organization creating real and lasting change for children in need in the United States and around the world. It is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance. It works with families to define and solve the problems their children and communities face.
 
International - Scalabrini Migration Center [English].
The Scalabrini Migration Center (SMC) is a non-profit research institute that is dedicated to encourage and facilitate the study of socio-demographic, economic, political, psychological, historical, legislative and religious aspects of human migration and refugee movements from and within Asia.
 
International - Sisterhood Is Global Institute [English].
is an international non-governmental, non-profit organization dedicated to the support and promotion of women's rights at the local, national, regional, and global levels.
 
International - Social Summit: World Conference on Social Development (1995) [English][Arabic][French]. 1995
Report of the World Summit for Social Development (WSSD), Copenhagen, 6 - 12 March 1995.
 
International - Southern African Migration Project [English].
Southern African Migration Project (SAMP) is an international partnership network linking organizations in Canada and six Southern African states committed to collaborative research, training, public education and policy development on migration issues, funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). The SAMP project has four main components: applied migration research, policy advice and monitoring, migration training and public education.
 
International - Sumoud, A Political Prisoner Solidarity Group [English].
Sumoud is a political prisoner solidarity group established by a group of activists in Toronto, Canada. They campaign primarily around Palestinian political prisoners being held by Israel. They also take up the imprisonment of indigenous, immigrant and radicalized people in North America, as well as the role of the prison industrial complex in criminalizing poverty and political resistance.
 
International - Survivor International [English].
Survivors International (SI) was founded in 1986; it is a multidisciplinary network of professionals and volunteers from the fields of medicine, psychology, social work, public health, human rights and the law. Through this network SI provides necessary services to torture survivors at minimal or no cost.
 
International - Swiss League for Human Rights [French].
The Swiss League of Human Rights (LSDH) is an association affiliated with the International Federation of Human Rights. Its mission is to promote equality, freedom, and justice, and the principles that modern societies rely on and that are proclaimed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) and the European Convention on Human Rights (1950).
 
International - Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International [English].
TASSC International is the only organization founded by and for survivors of torture. Established on the guiding principles that torture is a crime against humanity and that survivors are the strongest and most effective voice in the campaign to end the practice of torture. The mission of TASSC International is to end the practice of torture wherever it occurs.
 
International - Track Impunity Always - TRIAL [English][Arabic][French].
Track Impunity Always (TRIAL) is an apolitical and non-confessional Association. It fights against impunity for the perpetrators, accomplices and instigators of genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and acts of torture.
 
International - UN System Network on Rural Development and Food Security [English][Arabic][French].
is a global partnership approach towards tackling rural development challenges at the country level.
 
International - UNDP Human Development Reports on Gender [English].
The Human Development Report (HDR) aims to put people back at the center of the development process in terms of economic debate, policy and advocacy.
 
International - United for Peace and Justice [English].
A coalition of hundreds of American groups opposed to the warfare policy of the USA. It presents information about the situation in Iraq, resources for organizing and links on the occupation of Iraq.
 
International - United Nations Research Institute for Social Development - Gender and Social Policy [English][French].
UNRISD is an autonomous UN agency engaging in multidisciplinary research on the social dimensions of contemporary problems affecting development.
 
International - United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants [English].
The Mission of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants is to address the needs and rights of persons in forced or voluntary migration worldwide by advancing fair and humane public policy, to facilitate and provide direct professional services, and to promote the full participation of migrants in community life.
 
International - Universal Periodic Review [English].
The UPR is a state-driven review process taken by every UN member state and under the auspices of the Human Rights Council to report on each member state’s human rights obligations and commitments once every four years.
 
International - WomenAction [English][French].
Women Action- a coalition network of members from around the world- intended to be a global information, communication and media network that enables NGOs to actively engage in the Beijing+5 review process with the long term goal of women's empowerment, with a special focus on women and media.
 
International - Women's eNews [English][Arabic].
Women's E-News is a source of news covering issues of particular concern to women and providing women's perspectives on public policy. It enhances women's ability to define their own lives and to participate fully in every sector of human endeavor.
 
International - Women's Human Rights Net- A project of AWID [English][French].
WHRNet updates readers on women's human rights issues and policy developments globally and provides information and analyses that support advocacy actions.
 
International - Women's Initiatives for Gender and Justice [English].
The Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice is an international women’s human rights organization advocating for gender-inclusive justice and working towards an effective and independent International Criminal Court (ICC).
 
International - Women's International League for Peace and Freedom [English].
(Wilpf) was founded as an international organization to work globally. Its aims and objectives are to bring together women of different political views and philosophical and religious backgrounds determined to study and make known the causes of war and work for a permanent peace.
 
International - Women's World Summit Foundation [English][French].
The Women's World Summit Foundation (WWSF) is a humanitarian, non-governmental and non-profit organization with United Nations consultative status (ECOSOC, UNFPA and DPI), that works for a new development paradigm with and for women and children with the principal objective of empowering women, children and NGOs.
 
International - World Food Programme [English][French].
is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger.
 
International - World Health Organization [English][Arabic][French].
is a United Nations specialized agency for health, dedicated to the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health, defined as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
 
International - World March For Women [English][French].
Aims to Strengthen and maintain a vast solidarity movement of grass-roots women’s groups so that the March constitutes a gesture of affirmation by women of the world and to promote equality between women and men and between peoples.
 
International - World Organisation Against Torture [English][French].
The OMCT is the world’s largest coalition of non-governmental organizations fighting against arbitrary detention, torture, summary and extrajudicial executions, forced disappearances and other forms of violence. The coalition shares the goal of eradicating such practices and enabling the respect of human rights for all.
 
International - World Press Freedom Committee [English].
WPFC is an international coordination organization with 45 affiliated organizations on six continents, it is in the forefront of the struggle for a free press everywhere. It's goal is to strengthen and secure a global environment in which the news media can be free and independent.
 
International - World Vision International [English].
WVI is a Christian relief and development organization working for the well being of all people, especially children. The organization provides emergency relief, education, health care, economic development and promotion of justice.
 
UN Agencies - Action 2 - Strengthening United Nations’ Support for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights World Wide [English].
The “Action 2 Initiative” stems from the report of the Secretary-General entitled “Strengthening of the United Nations: an agenda for further change” (A/57/387 of 9 September 2002). The main goal of the Plan is to support the sustainability of national human rights protection systems through coordinated and strengthened UN system-wide support, including by promotion of human rights-based approach.
 
UN Agencies - Adopt-A-Minefield Campaign [English].
The Adopt-A-Minefield is a campaign of the United Nations Association of the USA, which engages individuals, community groups, and businesses in the United Nations’ effort to resolve the global landmine crisis. The Campaign helps save lives by raising funds for mine clearance and survivor assistance and by raising awareness about the landmine problem.
 
UN Agencies - Alliance for Arab Women [English][Arabic].
The Alliance for Arab Women is a non-government organization that works in partnership with a network of NGOs and other organizations from the Arab countries to promote women through influencing policies and legislations and providing services and programs that offer them security and safety.
 
UN Agencies - Children’s World Summit for the Environment [English][French]. 2005
Children's World Summit for the Environment (UNEP) organized the first Children’s World Summit for the Environment in Japan from 26 to 29 July 2005. The Summit was a follow-up to the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Its aim was to discuss how to better involve children in the implementation of the decisions from these summits.
 
UN Agencies - First Islamic Ministerial Conference on the Child [English][Arabic][French]. 2005
The First Islamic Ministerial Conference on the Child was co-organized by the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC), the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) and the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) in response to a special resolution on "Child Care and Protection in the Islamic World" passed unanimously by OIC Member States at the 2003 OIC Summit in Malaysia.
 
UN Agencies - Follow-Up to the World Conference on Human Rights (1998) [English][Arabic][French]. 1998
The final report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, which focused specific attention on recommendations, intended to strengthen the structural capacities of the United Nations human rights system.
 
UN Agencies - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [English][Arabic][French].
FAO is a specialized agency in the United Nations system and the lead agency for agriculture, forestry, fisheries and rural development with a mandate to raise levels of nutrition and standards of living, to improve agricultural productivity, and to better the condition of rural populations.
 
UN Agencies - Human Rights Council [English].
Human Rights Council, created by the UN General Assembly on 15 March 2006, is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe.
 
UN Agencies - Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality [English].
The Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) is a network of gender focal points in United Nations (UN) entities. IANWGE monitors and oversees the mainstreaming of a gender perspective in the programmatic, normative and operational work of the UN system.
 
UN Agencies - International Cooperation and the Review of Mechanisms for Monitoring the Implementation of the Habitat Agenda [English][French]. 2000
The present report examines the commitments to enhance international cooperation and reaffirm the need to expand international cooperation in human settlements with a particular emphasis on the progress made in international assistance to the urban sector.
 
UN Agencies - International Labour Organization [English][French].
ILO is the UN specialized agency that works to promote social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights It defined the hallmarks of industrial society as the 8-hour day, employment policy, maternity protection, child-labour laws and other policies, which promote workplace safety and peaceful industrial relations.
 
UN Agencies - Office of Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict [English][French].
The Office of Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict aims to build awareness of the needs of war-effected children, propose ideas and approaches to enhance the protection of children in war and to bring together key actors within and outside the UN to promote more concerted and effective responses.
 
UN Agencies - Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women [English].
The Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women’s (OSAGI) main objective is to promote and strengthen the effective implementation of the Millennium Declaration, the Beijing Declaration and the Platform for Action of the Fourth World Conference on Women (FWCW) held in Beijing in 1995 and the Outcome Document of the special session of the General Assembly on Beijing+5.
 
UN Agencies - Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict [English][Arabic][French].
 
UN Agencies - Quaker United Nations Office [English].
The Office facilitates dialogue and works on specific issues. QUNO staff work with people in the UN, multilateral organizations, government delegations and non-governmental organizations, to achieve changes in international law and practice.
 
UN Agencies - United Nations - Division for the Advancement of Women - Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women- State Parties [English].
List of States that are parties to the Convention and the status of their signatures.
 
UN Agencies - United Nations Children's Fund [English][Arabic][French].
UNICEF works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
 
UN Agencies - United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)/Organization of Islamic Conferences (OIC): Children and Islam [English][Arabic].
In keeping with UNICEF's mandate to protect the rights of all children, UNICEF has the opportunity and responsibility to mobilize leaders and citizens from the Islamic world to make a real and lasting difference for more than a quarter of the world's children.
 
UN Agencies - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization [English][Arabic][French].
UNESCO's objective is to contribute to peace and security in the world by promoting collaboration among nations through education, science, culture and communication in order to further universal respect for justice, for the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the world, without distinction of race, sex, language or religion, by the Charter of the United Nations.
 
UN Agencies - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [English].
 
UN Agencies - United Nations Human Settlements Programme [English].
is the United Nations agency for human settlements, mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.
 
UN Agencies - United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research [English][French].
is an inter-governmental organization within the United Nations that conducts research on disarmament and security with the aim of assisting the international community in their disarmament thinking, decisions and efforts.
 
UN Agencies - United Nations Special Session on Children [English][Arabic][French]. 2002
At the Special Session of the UN General Assembly on Children, which was held from the 8-10 of May 2002, the nations of the world committed themselves to a series of goals to improve the situation of children and young people. It was the first such Session devoted exclusively to children and the first to include them as official delegates.
 
UN Agencies - United Nations University [English][French].
with a mission to advance knowledge for human security and development.
 
UN Agencies - Water, Energy, Health, Agriculture and Biodiversity [English][Arabic][French]. 2002
The Water, Energy, Health, Agriculture and Biodiversity (WEHAB) initiative seeks to provide focus and impetus to action in the five key thematic areas of water, energy, health, agriculture and biodiversity that are integral to a coherent international approach to the implementation of sustainable development. Presented at the World Summit on Sustainable Development Johannesburg, South Africa 26 August–4 September 2002.
 
Middle East - International Committee of the Red Cross – Operations in the Middle East and North Africa  [English][Arabic][French].
The ICRC is a permanent mandate founded in international law, a worldwide mission to help victims of conflicts and internal violence, whoever they are. The ICRC’s mandate in the Geneva Conventions and in its Statutes; articles on the mission, status and objectives of the ICRC. 
 
Middle East - Middle East Children's Alliance [English].
The Middle East Children's Alliance (MECA) is a non-profit organization working for justice in the Middle East, focusing on the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Israel and Occupied Iraq. MECA is committed to protecting and promoting the rights of all people, especially children.
 
Euro-Med - Christian Action to Abolish Torture [French].
 
Euro-Med - Consortium for Applied Research on International Migration [English][French].
The objective of the Euro-Mediterranean Consortium for Applied Research on International Migration (CARIM) is to offer an instrument to observe, analyze, and forecast migratory movements, their causes and consequences, that originate from, transit through, or are destined for the countries of the Barcelona Process, that is the European Union and the Mediterranean partners.
 
Euro-Med - WomanKind WorldWide [English].
A UK charity dedicated to working internationally to raise the status of women.
 
Euro-Med - Women in the Middle East [English].
is a bulletin that reflects the state of women's rights in the Middle East.
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