Kituo Cha Sheria (The centre for Legal Empowerment ) is a NGO dedicated to the fight for the rights of the marginalised specifically in areas of housing, Land, Labour and governance. Its mission is to empower poor and marginalised people in Kenya to effectively access justice and enjoy their human and people's rights through advocacy, networking, lobbying and legal aid (education). ... [according to site editor's information]
CRE-CO is a network of like-minded Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the Democracy, Governance and Human Rights sector. It is committed to a coordinated facilitation of communities to effectively and meaningfully participate in processes that safeguard constitutionalism and the rule of law. [according to site editor's information]
The 1991 formed human rights organisation works for the
* defense of human rights through monitoring and denunciation of human rights violations,
* promotion of human rights through education in order to empower individuals to defend their rights,
* placement of human rights issues in the broader political context. [editors ilissAfrica]
The UHRC was established as an official body under the 1995 Constitution. The decision to establish a permanent body to monitor the human rights situation in the country was in recognition of Uganda's violent and turbulent history.
Annual Reports are downloadable. [editors ilissAfrica; according to site editors' information]
WARDC is a non profit civil rights organization established in the year 2000 to promote respect for human rights, gender equality, equity, rule of law, accountability and social justice in Nigeria.
WARDC has developed over the years, working to reassert pro-people budget and women emancipation at all levels of the society, protecting rights and promoting equity in gender relations through advocacy, reporting, impact litigation, research and documentation.WARDC mission is to:
·Advance education, research, self development and positive change in the society.
·Promote gender equity as a principle of human rights and a developmental goal.
·Advocate gender re - balancing in resource distribution, legal rights and political participation.
·Promote gender justice and the achievement of equality in policies, laws and social relations.
·Contribute positively to the achievement of good governance, transparency, accountability and people friendly legal system in Nigeria....
Formerly known as the Niger Delta Project for Environment, Human Rights, and Development (NDPEHRD), the Center for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) is a rural-based NGO founded by conservationists, environmentalists, activists, and health workers in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. CEHRD was formed to respond to the environmental, human rights, rural health, and underdevelopment problems plaguing the Niger Delta.
The goal is to serve as a bridge between the rural communities of Nigeria and their rights by empowering them through education andassistance. CEHRD has four programme areas:
* Rural health and population
* Human rights
* Community development ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
ZLHR is a not for profit human rights organization whose core objective is to foster a culture of human rights in Zimbabwe as well as encourage the growth and strengthening of human rights at all levels of Zimbabwean society through observance of the rule of law. ZLHR is committed to upholding respect for the rule of law and the unimpeded administration of justice, free and fair elections, the free flow of information and the protection of constitutional rights and freedoms in Zimbabwe and the surrounding region. ... [according to site editor's information]
SERI is is a non-governmental human rights and humanitarian organization, which provides relief and humanitarian material assistance to victims of internal displacements arising from forced evictions and other natural and man-made disasters.SERI’s goal is to contribute towards global poverty eradication and entrenchment of good governance through improved access to economic, social and cultural Rights. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Starting as s a specialist provider of human rights legal services and purveyor of skills in the legal aspects of transition management in 1997 HURILAWS today is also a public policy think-tank and pressure group working in partnership with multi-sector development and change actors to promote accountable and transparent governance in Nigeria. In particular, HURILAWS is the driver of the Multi-Sector Law Group (MSLG), which is a multi-disciplinary network of civil society actors and organizations for democratic change in Nigeria, chaired by Olisa Agbakoba, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and founder of HURILAWS.
A number of publications are for download. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The IHRHL is a NGO in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Its primary objective is to effectively create a culture of rights and responsibilities through its bottom-up programs in Nigeria. It is dedicated to bringing law in its social, economic and cultural form, within the reach of rural communities in the Niger Delta region specifically and Nigeria in general. In doing so, it carries out series of programmes and activities in partnership with the communities that it serves. ... [according to site editor's information]