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]
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]
FHRI is an independent not-for-profit organization committed to the protection and promotion of human rights and democracy in Uganda. Since its inception in December 1991, FHRI has
* developed and implemented innovative human rights advocacy strategies and programmes;
* pressed for meaningful law reform and respect for due process of law;
* promoted practical human rights education; conducted paralegal training and community empowerment workshops;
* and fostered collaboration among human rights defenders throughout Uganda. ... [according to site editor's information]
HURINET-U is a network of human rights organizations in Uganda. It contributes towards a society free of human rights violations and abuse by building the capacity of our membership to advance the human rights agenda in Uganda, as well as undertakes collective human rights advocacy at national, regional and international level.
HURINET-U currently has three programmes: (i) Capacity Building and Network Development; (ii) Advocacy, Information Exchange and Research; and (iii) the Human rights Fund. ... [according to site editors' information; 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]
ACTV is a NGO in in Uganda dedicated to the provision of quality medical treatment and rehabilitation services to victims of torture. The mandate and mission of ACTV is to provide quality treatment and rehabilitation services to victims of torture as well as to advocate against torture. [according to site editor's information]
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]
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]
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]