UAF-Africa, the independent sister fund of UAF, works to promote the human rights of women and girls by encouraging or creating collaborative projects to support women in situations of conflict or crisis, and through urgent response grantmaking. The work is organized around three thematic areas: peace building, transitional justice, and rapid response grantmaking. ... [according to site editor's information]
Fahamu (meaning 'understanding' or 'consciousness' in Kiswahili) is a Global Support Fund of the Tides Foundation. It supports the struggle for human rights and social justice in Africa by:
* Supporting social justice advocacy through the innovative use of information and communication technologies
* Stimulating debate, discussion and analysis
* Distributing news and information
* Developing training materials and running distance-learning courses ... [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]
CEAC is a network of NGOs and human rights institutions formed in May 2003. The objectives of the Coalition are to have full ratification of the protocol establishing the African Court by all 53 member states of the African Union (AU); to enhance transparency in the nomination and election of judges; provide a platform for sustainable civil society participation in the creation of the African Court; and provide technical support to the AU and the African Court. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
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]
The APT is an international NGO which envisions a world in which no one is subjected to torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. The APT has been leading the international campaign for the adoption, entry into force and effective implementation of the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture (OPCAT), an international legal instrument which seeks to open all places of detention to international and national scrutiny. The APT's multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team has expertise in training, providing legal advice, developing practical tools, facilitating exchanges and advocating for preventive measures and mechanisms.
APT has prevention activities in many African countries. ... [according to site editor's informtion; editors ilissAfrica]
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]
LHRC is a pioneer of human rights organizations in Tanzania. Its objective is to provide legal assistance and human rights awareness to the public, especially the needy. The LHRC headquarter is in Dar es Salaam and a regional office in Arusha. The Centre has two legal aid clinics in Dar es Salaam. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The ZLSC is a NGO whose major aim is to provide legal services to the poor, women, children and disadvantaged sections of the society; promote and advocate for the respect and observance of human rights, popularize knowledge of law and produce publications in all areas of legal concern to the people of Zanzibar. ... [according to site editor's information]