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The Advocates for Human Rights, a 501(c)(3) organization, works to change systems and conditions that cause human rights abuses. We fight injustice and improve laws and lives throughout the world while representing individual victims of human rights violations. The Advocates for Human Rights is an independent, nonpartisan nonprofit organization founded in 1983.

Our executive director's salary was initially set, and is regularly reviewed, by our Board of Directors' Executive Committee based on industry standards.

We are proud to be recognized by Charity Navigator with its Four Star Rating and by Candid with its Platinum Seal of Transparency for our commitment to nonprofit transparency. Learn more about our Donor Privacy Policy.