Global Rights Overview
Target demographics: Women, poor and marginalized, LGBT individuals, afro-descendants in Latin America.
Geographic areas served: Afghanistan, Brazil, Burundi, Colombia, Congo-Brazzaville, Morocco, Nigeria, Peru, Sierra Leone, Tunisia, Uganda
Programs: Women's Rights & Gender Equality
Racial & Ethnic Equality
Access to Justice
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Rights
Natural Resources & Human Rights
-Trained paralegals in the remote district of Bundibugyo, Uganda to address pressing human rights concerns of violence against women, child abuse and land disputes.
-Helped pass the Land Reform Act with civil society organizations in Burundi to protect small landowners.
-Trained the next generation of young lawyers in Afghanistan through our practical legal education course and legal fellowship program.
-Trained LGBT individuals about their rights and how to document and monitor human rights violations in Sierra Leone.