FEMNET was set up to share experiences, information and strategies among African women's NGOs through advocacy, training and communications so as to advance African women's development, equality and other human rights. FEMNET aims to strengthen the role and contribution of African NGOs focusing on women's development, equality and other human rights. It also aims to provide a channel through which these NGOs can reach one another and share experiences, information and strategies to as to improve their work on African women's development, equality and other human rights. ... [according to site editor's information]
COVAW is a women's human rights NGO promoting women human rights through working towards a society free from all forms of violence against women. The strategies are
* Capacity building of communities on prevention and appropriate response to violence against women;
* Advocacy for policy and legal reform on women rights issues;
* Service delivery to survivors of violence against women. ... [according to site editor's 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....
The South African Human Rights Commission is the national institution established to entrench constitutional democracy. It is committed to promoting respect for, obervance of and protection of human rights for everyone without fear or favour. [according to site editor's information]
The SANGONeT NGO Portal provides a gateway to the South African NGO sector. Its four main objectives are to develop the institutional capacity of the NGO sector through the provision of information that is intended to support stronger management practises; map NGOs and their activities through PRODDER, the most comprehensive database of its kind in Africa; create a community space for civil society exchange; and promote the benefits of ICTs in support of the work of civil society. The portal provides NGOs with a mechanism to air their views, while also creating the opportunity for other stakeholders to critique and evaluate the sector. ... [according to site editor's information]
HURISA is a non-governmental organisation which offers professional services towards the promotion of a human rights culture, peace and democracy. It works with civil society organisations, governmental institutions and vulnerable groups in South Africa and on the continent of Africa.
A number of documents is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The LRC is an independent, client-based, non-profit public interest law clinic which uses law as an instrument of justice. It works for the development of a fully democratic society based on the principle of substantive equality, by providing free legal services for the vulnerable and marginalised, including the poor, homeless, and landless people and communities of South Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Free World Foundation is a NGO in Ghana to promote human rights, good governance, security & peace building, education and youth empowerment. It shall also protect the environment and fight the HIV/AIDS pandemic, tuberculosis and malaria. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The LAC's main objective is to protect the human rights of all Namibians. It works in five broad areas:
* Information and advice
* Education and training
* Law reform and advocacy
The LAC is funded by national and international donor organisations as well as individuals.
A number of publications is downloadable. ... [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]