IOM launches Initiative to promote Human Rights and Empower Malagasy Women Victims of Trafficking in Persons

IOM has launched a six-month initiative to promote human rights and empower Malagasy women victims of trafficking in persons (TiP). Through this new initiative, funded by the Government of Australia through its Direct Aid Program (DAP), IOM will be able to provide emergency medical and psychosocial care, in addition to supporting the empowerment of referred VoTs through tailored grants that can cover education or vocational training, or the implementation of an income-generating activity. … [Read more...]

New Laws curb Vital Human Rights Work of NGOs, Reaches Crises Point

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is been attacked increasingly by governments across the world by creating laws that subject them and their staff to surveillance, nightmarish bureaucratic hurdles and the ever-present threat of imprisonment. The Global Crackdown on Civil Society Organizations reveals the startling number of countries that are using bullying techniques and repressive regulations to prevent NGOs from doing their vital work. The report lists 50 countries worldwide where … [Read more...]

12 Organization join Forces to form ‘International Observatory of Human Rights Situation’ in Nicaragua

Twelve organizations has joined together to form the "International Observatory of the Human Rights Situation in Nicaragua with the closure of spaces for civil society to protest and particularly the criminalization of human rights defenders by the Ortega’s regime. The space for collaboration and coordination is formed by international organizations with extensive experience in the defense and promotion of human rights in various regions of the world, including the Center for Justice and … [Read more...]

Jordanian Civil Society Organizations pledge at using Media to advance Human Rights

Ten Jordanian civil society organizations have signed grant agreements totaling 250,000 Euros aimed at using media to advance human rights. The grants funded by the European Union and managed by the Community Media Network will help advance human rights with special emphasis on women's rights. Nearly one hundred Jordanian NGOs responded to the call for proposals which aim at empowering NGOs in Jordan to advance their human rights efforts using media. Ambassador Andrea Fontana told the … [Read more...]

Are You seeking for the Striking Grant Opportunities? If Yes, then your Search Ends Here!

Every year, international organisations offer several new funding opportunities for NGOs from time to time. These opportunities are spread across education, disaster management, empowerment of the LGBTQ community, gender equality, media development, human rights, urban management, and religious tolerance. If you are searching for the amazing grant opportunities, then your search ends here. Check out some of the funding opportunities opening this month: AmplifyChange Opportunity Grant: … [Read more...]

World of Children 2019 Nominations to honor Individuals are Now Open!

The 2019 Call for Nominations for the World of Children are now open. World of Children give awards in five categories: Education, Health, Humanitarian, Protection and Youth Helping Youth. World of Children honors individuals whose work on behalf of children has been extraordinary. All grant funds are distributed directly to the sustainable organization for vulnerable children that is led by the Honoree. Funds are not available for personal use. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE … [Read more...]

Human Rights Week 2018 launched by EU, UN and Public Defender of Georgia

The Delegation of the European Union in collaboration with the United Nations and the Public Defender of Georgia are running a joint communication campaign to raise awareness of human rights in Georgia. A launch event was held in Tbilisi. The campaign, under the slogan “I raise my voice for human rights,” calls for respect and protection of human rights and includes a number of activities taking place throughout the week. The launch event included the opening of an open-air photo … [Read more...]

Role of Indian NGOs in Human Rights Protection

Human Rights Day is celebrated every year on 10 December with the aim of protecting rights of human beings and to widespread the knowledge of human rights. The 2018 theme of UNIDOP is "Celebrating Older Human Rights Champions",which reaffirms the commitment to promote the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by older persons. Older human rights champions today were born around the time of the adoption of the UDHR in 1948. They are as diverse as the society … [Read more...]

EU announces new Funding for Sahel Countries to enhance Development and Security

At the coordination conference of the G5 Sahel partners and donors, the EU has announced new funding totalling EUR 125 million for the Sahel countries. The fresh injection of EUR 125 million will be used for the swift launch of new initiatives, which are in line with the priorities set by the G5 Sahel to enhance development and security. The measures will focus on boosting the resilience and social cohesion of the most vulnerable groups in the cross-border regions. European Commissioner for … [Read more...]

EU announces New Financial Package of €474 Million for Afghanistan

A financial package worth €474 million has been announced by the European Commission to support state building and public sector reforms, health, justice, and elections, as well as to address migration and displacement challenges in Afghanistan. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, made the announcement at the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, signing the financing agreements with the Afghan Minister of Finance Mohammad Humayon Qayoumi. Commissioner Mimica … [Read more...]