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Human Rights: Organizations
Directory of National Human Rights Institutions
From the National Human Rights Institutions Forum.
Worldwide NGO Directory
Refine your results by area of activity, such as human rights, refugees, women's status, etc.
United Nations Human Rights Council
Inter-governmental body responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights.
Human Rights Watch
Publishes reports on human rights conditions and advocates for changes in policy and practice that impact human rights conditions.
Research, advocacy, and campaigns for fighting human rights abuses.
Focuses on political rights and civil liberties through analysis and advocacy.
Reports, news and country information, outlining the U.S. governments involvement in human rights.
ACLU Human Rights
Focuses on holding the United States accountable to international human rights laws and standards, and rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution
Human Rights First
Presses for the U.S. government’s full participation in the international human rights system, and protecting human rights in the U.S.
Social justice organizations in Washington State
List compiled by UW Gallagher Law Librarian, Mary Whisner.
Washington State Human Rights Commission
Works to prevent discrimination in employment, accommodation, credit and insurance transactions, and more.
Seattle Human Rights Commission
Advocates for justice and equal opportunity, and advises the City of Seattle on human rights.
Seattle Office for Civil Rights
Addresses issues of race, gender, labor, and more.
New York Times human rights news
Nov 16, 2017 3:17 PM
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