TOPIC: HUMAN RIGHTS (26)

Amnesty International

http://www.amnesty.org

Our vision is for every person to enjoy all the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.

Tags: Amnesty International, Human Rights

ONE

http://www.one.org

ONE is a grassroots advocacy and campaigning organization that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, by raising public awareness and pressuring political leaders to support smart and effective policies and programs that are saving lives, helping to put kids in school and improving futures. Cofounded by Bono and other campaigners, ONE is nonpartisan and works closely with African activists and policy makers.

Tags: U2, Bono, Poverty, Fighting Poverty, Africa, ONE, One International

Oxfam

http://www.oxfam.org

Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations working together in 90 countries and with partners and allies around the world to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.

Tags: Oxfam, Poverty, Injustice

World Justice Project (WJP)

http://worldjusticeproject.org

The World Justice Project (WJP), a global independent, non-profit organization, works to advance the rule of law for the development of communities of opportunity and equity worldwide. The WJP's multinational and multidisciplinary efforts are aimed at: increased awareness about the concept and impact of the rule of law, government reforms; and development of practical programs on the ground in support of the rule of law. The WJP has three complementary programs: Research and Scholarship, the WJP Rule of Law Index®, and mainstreaming practical on-the-ground programs to extend the rule of law.

Tags: The World Justice Project, Law, Equity, Reforms

Ushahidi

http://ushahidi.com

We are a non-profit tech company that specializes in developing free and open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping. We build tools for democratizing information, increasing transparency and lowering the barriers for individuals to share their stories.

Tags: Ushahidi, Information

Polaris Project

http://www.polarisproject.org

Our vision is for a world without slavery. Named after the North Star that guided slaves towards freedom along the Underground Railroad, Polaris Project has been providing a comprehensive approach to combating human trafficking and modern-day slavery since 2002.

Tags: Polaris Project, Slavery

Wiser

http://www.wiserearth.org

Wiser is a global village for sharing and kinship-building among changemakers around the world. More specifically, WiserEarth helps the global movement of people and organizations working toward social justice, indigenous rights, and environmental stewardship to connect, collaborate, share knowledge, and build alliances.

Tags: Wiser Earth, Sustainability, Environment

Synergos

http://www.synergos.org

We inspire, lead, and support sustainable and systems-changing collaboration to address poverty, equity, and social justice. Bringing together civil society leaders, social innovators, philanthropists, foundations, corporations, government agencies, and global institutions with poor and marginalized communities, we help these diverse actors work together to create sustainable systems change.

Tags: Synergos, Sustainability

Project 10

http://p10.qc.ca

Project 10 works to promote the personal, social, sexual and mental well being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, intersexed and questioning youth and adults 14-25.

Tags: Project 10, Advocacy, LGBT, Youth

IGLHRC

http://www.iglhrc.org

The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) is a leading international organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Tags: Integrity, Equality, Diversity, Respect

Rainbow World Fun

http://www.rainbowfund.org

Rainbow World Fund is an international humanitarian aid charity based in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and friends community.

Tags: LGBT, Rainbow World Fund, Gay, Community

True Colors Fund

http://www.truecolorsfund.org

The True Colors Fund empowers the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (GLBT) and allied community to volunteer and support the organizations working on their behalf.

Tags: Cyndi Lauper, Gay, LGBT, Volunteer

Funders for LGBTQ Issues

http://www.lgbtfunders.org

Working side-by-side with funders and our movement’s organizations through three decades, Funders for LGBTQ Issues remains the sole organization dedicated exclusively to increasing institutional giving to LGBTQ communities.

Tags: LGBTQ, Gay, Funders

Voice of Witness

http://www.voiceofwitness.org

Voice of Witness is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit book series that empowers those most closely affected by contemporary social injustice. Using oral history as a foundation, the series depicts human rights crises around the world through the stories of the men and women who experience them.

Tags: Voice Of Witness, Action, Human Rights, Social Injustice

Landesa

http://www.landesa.org

Landesa’s mission is to improve the lives of the world’s poorest people. Recognizing that the lack of secure land rights is a root cause of global poverty, Landesa’s land law and policy experts help poor countries develop and implement land laws, policies, and programs that provide ladders out of poverty for their citizens and promote long-term economic growth.

Tags: Landsea, Land Rights