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Breakthrough court ruling recognises India's third gender
Breakthrough court ruling recognises India's third gender

In En) Gendering a Rights Revolution: Siddharth Narrain explains…

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FHR mourns the death of Brian Sandberg
FHR mourns the death of Brian Sandberg

The death of Brian Sandberg, a dedicated social justice activist…

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Draft Protocol on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Africa
Draft Protocol on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Africa

The African Commission's Working Group on the Rights of Older Pe…

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WORLD NEWS

United Nations

April 17th
“La impunidad perpetúa la violencia contra periodistas y defensores de derechos humanos en Honduras”, advierten los Relatores Especiales Frank La Rue y Margaret Sekaggya.
April 16th
UN Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Juan E. Méndez, announces official mission to Mexico (21 April - 2 May 2014).

IRIN News

2014/04/18
LONDON, 18 April 2014 (IRIN) - With a certain amount of fanfare, Nigeria has just officially become a middle income country. It is not the sort of country associated with widespread hunger, or a country where people normally get, or expect to get, food ai…
2014/04/18
KATHMANDU, 18 April 2014 (IRIN) - Human rights activists have strongly criticized the provisions of a proposed Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) bill, saying it could grant amnesty to Maoist combatants and government troops for alleged crimes committed durin…

FHR Projects

Bringing change to the lives of the people in Emakhazeni

Funda Development and Human Rights Resource Centre based in Belfast is funded through the Foundation for Human Rights' capacity building grant programme.



Aganang Community Radio Station

Promotion and Fulfilment of Constitutional Rights



The Foundation for Human Rights (the Foundation) is a grant making institution supporting civil society organisations in South Africa and the region that implement programmes which promote and protect human rights. The Foundation's mission is to address the historical legacy of apartheid, to promote and advance transformation in our country and to build a human rights culture using the Constitution as a tool.

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