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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 23rd
UN expert Doudou Diène calls for broad consultations on the reform of the Independent Electoral Commission in Cote d’Ivoire “to prevent the country from falling back into crisis.”
April 22nd
People with disabilities have the same rights as everyone to make decisions about their lives, a UN committee stresses in new guidelines on implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

IRIN News

2014/04/23
BANGUI, 23 April 2014 (IRIN) - Data collected at a hospital clinic for malnourished children in the Central African Republic (CAR) suggests that many of the childrens' parents present symptoms of post-traumatic stress directly linked to their exposure to …
2014/04/23
DAKAR, 23 April 2014 (IRIN) - There are now more returnees and refugees in Niger's southeastern region of Diffa near the border with Nigeria than there are Malian refugees in western Niger, straining host populations who are already some of the poorest pe…

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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