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 LEDAP is a NGO of lawyers and other law professionals working together on a shared commitment to justice, the rule of law and human dignity in Nigeria. Its mission is to create sustainable capacity in the civil society for the legal protection of human rights and public interest casework thereby improving the regime of good governance, the rule of law and administration of justice in Nigeria. ... [according to site editor's information]
The objective of the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum is to assist victims of organised violence. Members are 16 Zimbabwean NGOs. The Forum works in close collaboration with its member organisations to provide legal and psycho-social services to victims of organised violence and torture and to document all human rights violations, particularly politically motivated violence. It produces regular reports on human rights violations in Zimbabwe. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
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....
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]
ASAP is a nonprofit organisation working to promote freedom, development and growth in southern Africa with the current focus in Zimbabwe. The aim is to restore basic freedoms in Zimbabwe and to build partnerships and networked coalitions both in the international community and regionally in southern Africa - as well as links between them. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
ICJ Kenya is a National Section of the International Commission of Jurists. Its mandate is to work for the promotion and protection of the rule of law, human rights and democracy.
Some reports are downloadable. [editors ilissAfrica]
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. It has four priorities
* Protecting Human Rights, assisting victims,
* Mobilising the community of States,
* Supporting local NGO's capacity for action,
* Raising awareness. ... [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]
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]