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Resources for Human Rights Defenders

Date: March 1, 2021
Document: Resources for Human Rights Defenders (PDF 532.4 KB)
Country: All
Type: Tool or Factsheet
Issues: Human Rights Defenders, International Advocacy, Technical Assistance, Capacity Building, Training

A Human Rights Defender (HRD) is a person or group that works on the front lines to promote and protect human rights. Because Human Rights Defenders are directly challenging human rights abuses by governments and private parties, their own rights can be endangered. This resource sheet is designed specifically for Human Rights Defenders, providing information about safety and security, emergency assistance for at-risk HRDs, and advocacy tools.