Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, we give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes.
Amnesty International conducts research and generates action to prevent and end grave abuses of human rights and to demand justice for those whose rights have been violated. Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3.2 million supporters, members and activists in more than 150 countries and territories who campaign to end grave abuses of human rights.
WITNESS empowers human rights defenders to use video to fight injustice, and to transform personal stories of abuse into powerful tools that can pressure those in power or with power to act. By bringing often unseen images and seldom heard stories to the attention of key decision makers, the media, and the public–WITNESS catalyzes grassroots activism, political engagement, and lasting change.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is a United Nations agency that works to promote and protect the human rights that are guaranteed under international law and stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948.
The organization is dedicated to the protection of human rights defenders (HRDs). Their contribution is aimed at a world in which all people and especially those who struggle to defend rights established under international humanitarian and human rights law, can enjoy protection from the law and participate in changing their societies without fear of reprisals.
International Labor Organization (ILO)
The ILO is the international organization responsible for drawing up and overseeing international labour standards. The ILO aims to ensure that it serves the needs of working women and men by bringing together governments, employers and workers to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programs.
International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
FIDH is the oldest international human rights organization worldwide and today brings together 164 member organizations in over 100 countries. FIDH fights against any sort of injustice, intolerance, racism and discrimination. FIDH campaigns and acts to protect victims of human rights’ transgressions, take preventtive actions against them and prosecute their perpetrators.
World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT)
OMCT is today the main coalition of international non-governmental organizations (NGO) fighting against torture, summary executions, enforced disappearances and all other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.
Human Rights Campaign
Human Rights Campaign advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues.
International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)
It 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.
International Labor Rights Forum
The International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) is committed to ending the problems of child labor, forced labor, and other abusive practices. They promote the enforcement of labor rights internationally through public education and mobilization, research, litigation, legislation, and collaboration with labor, government and business groups.
Physicians for Human Rights
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is an independent organization that uses medicine and science to stop mass atrocities and severe human rights violations against individuals. The power of their investigations allows them to work with others to raise awareness and press for change on the most severe human rights violations of the day.
Freedom House supports democratic change, monitors freedom, and advocates for democracy and human rights around the world. It supports nonviolent civic initiatives in societies where freedom is denied or under threat. Freedom House amplifies the voices of those fighting for freedom in repressive societies.
Anti-Slavery International seeks to eliminate all forms of modern slavery, including human trafficking, bonded labor, forced labor, descent-based slavery and the unconditional worst forms of child labor. It carries out research to expose current cases of slavery and identify sustainable measures to end it. It work with over 50 partner organizations in more than 20 countries.
Free the Slaves
Free the Slaves works to liberate slaves around the world and help survivors of slavery rebuild their lives. The organization uses research and compelling stories from the frontlines of slavery to convince the powerful and the powerless that we can end slavery.