Human Rights Advocacy Methods


Monitor Name and Shame
Educate Strengthen Government

Be a human rights witness. Document the problems you see in you community and categorize them as human rights violations.

Pressure governments to stop violations and change policies through protests, letter-writing, and media campaigns.

Raise awareness on human rights violations and educate others about human rights and responsibilities.

Raise awareness on human rights violations and educate others about human rights and responsibilities.
       
Empower Lobby Legally
Enforce
Fulfill
Rights

Build the capacity of others to claim their rights, participate, have their voices heard, and create change

Use human rights standards to make recommendations and pressure government officials to change budgets, policies, and laws.  Bring violations to justice and use international human rights legal arguments to support cases in domestic courts. Provide direct services that fulfill the immediate human rights needs of others.