TOPIC: HUMAN RIGHTS (27)

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.

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Synergos, Poverty, Social Justice

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.

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LGBTQ, Gay, Funders

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.

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Oxfam, Poverty, Injustice

Refugees Deeply

http://www.refugeesdeeply.org

Refugees Deeply is an independent digital media project dedicated to covering the Refugee crisis. Our team, a mix of journalists and technologists, aims to provide readers and experts with the kind of in-depth information that no other media outlet is able to offer. We hope this, in turn, will lead to deeper understanding, greater clarity and more sustained public engagement on this this critical – and quintessentially human – issue.

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Refugees Deeply, News, Media, Refugees

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.

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The World Justice Project, Law, Equity, Reforms

UNAFF

http://www.unaff.org/2012/index.html

UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival) celebrates the power of films dealing with human rights, environmental themes, women’s issues, protection of refugees, homelessness, racism, children, disease control, universal education, war and peace.

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United Nations, Film, UNAFF, Films, Documentaries, Human Rights

Amazon Watch

http://amazonwatch.org

Amazon Watch is a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin. We partner with indigenous and environmental organizations in campaigns for human rights, corporate accountability and the preservation of the Amazon's ecological systems.

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Amazon Watch

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.

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Polaris Project, Slavery

Proud2Be Project (P2B)

http://www.proud2beproject.org

The Proud2Be Project is a global community interest company, founded in June 2011 by gay twin brothers Mat and Jon Price.
P2B's mission is to encourage and support all lesbian, gay, bisexual & trans (LGBT) people to be proud of who they are. To be part of a social and cultural change that makes it safe for all LGBT people to be proud, and to educate and support the family, friends, co-workers and educators of all LGBT people.

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Proud2Be Project, P2B, Gay, LGBT, Mat And Jon Price, Support, Rights

Association Against Women Export (AAWE)

http://www.aawe.net

AAWE is deeply committed to taking appropriate measures to eliminate all forms of trafficking in humans, the exploitation of women generally, and Edo women and children in particular. Bearing in mind the great contribution of women to the welfare of the family and to the development of society in general, our overall objective is to assist in empowering and uplifting women through Self-awareness Education and Advocacy.

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AAWE, Human Trafficking, Women, Edo, Empowerment

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.

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Cyndi Lauper, Gay, LGBT, Volunteer

OutRight Action International

https://www.outrightinternational.org

OutRight Action International 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.

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Integrity, Equality, Diversity, Respect

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.

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Ushahidi, Information

Earthjustice

http://earthjustice.org

Earthjustice is a non-profit environmental law firm that protects our natural world and defends the right of all people to a healthy environment. We’ve represented more than a thousand client groups in court – from large national organizations like the Sierra Club and the American Lung Association to small community groups. We do it for free and we win. Earthjustice – because the earth needs a good lawyer.

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Earthjustice, Law, Lawyer

Ms. Foundation for Women

http://forwomen.org

The Ms. Foundation for Women has led the charge for women's rights for almost 40 years. We were at the frontlines in 1973 and continue to fight for equity and justice today. The Ms. Foundation for Women builds women's collective power to realize a nation of justice for all.

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Ms. Foundation For Women, Rights, Justice, Equality