The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a center for harmonizing the actions of nations.
Refugee Week is a UK-wide festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees. Founded in 1998 and held every year around World Refugee Day on the 20 June, Refugee Week is also a growing global movement. Through a programme of arts, cultural and educational events alongside media and creative campaigns, Refugee Week brings about positive encounters between communities, helping them to connect and learn from each other, and promoting a culture of welcome.
An initiative of Columbia University Libraries Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research, the Human Rights Web Archive is an effort to preserve and ensure access to freely available human rights resources created mainly by non-governmental organizations, national human rights institutions, and individuals.
This group works to change systems and conditions that cause human rights abuses, fight injustice and improve laws and lives throughout the world while representing individual victims of human rights violations.
A non-governmental organization focused on human rights with a mission to campaign for "a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights instruments."
Amnesty International is a global movement of millions of people demanding human rights for all people – no matter who they are or where they are and this site is focused on United States related topics.
ADL is local, national and global with work that encompasses schools to government agencies, small communities to the State of Israel, anti-terrorist to cyberhate task forces, local government to the halls of Congress.
The Carter Center's goal is to advance human rights and alleviate human suffering, including helping improve the quality of life for people. The center has many projects including election monitoring, supporting locally led state-building and democratic institution-building in various countries, mediating conflicts between warring states, and intervening with heads of states on behalf of victims of human rights abuses.
The International Federation for Human Rights is a non-governmental federation for human rights organizations. Founded in 1922, FIDH is the second oldest international human rights organisation worldwide after Anti-Slavery International. As of 2016, the organization is made up of 184 member organizations in over 100 countries.
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is the largest LGBTQ advocacy group and political lobbying organization in the United States. The organization focuses on protecting and expanding rights for LGBTQ individuals, most notably advocating for marriage equality, anti-discrimination and hate crimes legislation, and HIV/AIDS advocacy.
The Human Rights Foundation (HRF), founded in 2005, is a non-profit organization that describes itself as promoting and protecting human rights globally, with a focus on closed societies and organizes the Oslo Freedom Forum.
Human Rights Watch investigates and reports on abuses happening in all corners of the world. We are roughly 450 people of 70-plus nationalities who are country experts, lawyers, journalists, and others who work to protect the most at risk, from vulnerable minorities and civilians in wartime, to refugees and children in need.
Global Rights amplifies the voices of grassroots activists and organizations, and builds their capacity to address inequalities and human rights violations and bring their struggles to the attention of regional and international institutions such as the United Nations and African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights, which develop and enforce human rights standards.
Works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety and provides a comprehensive array of services in the areas of health, housing, jobs and justice.
Formerly known as NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund, is the oldest legal advocacy group for women in the United States. This multi-issue organization is dedicated to advancing women’s rights across the country.