Sierra Leone

Abdul Manaff Kemokai receives the Child 10 Award 2016

December 9, 2016 The Fund for Global Human Rights congratulates Abdul Manaff Kemokai, Executive Director of Defence for Children International Sierra Leone (DCI-SL), on his receipt of the Child 10 Award 2016 on November 14th, 2016. The Child 10 Summit brings together remarkable leaders of grassroots organizations so they can share knowledge and solutions to protect […]

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In Memory of Leslie Mboka

A celebration of the life and legacy of Leslie Mboka, Executive Director of Fund grantee Community Advocacy and Development Movement (CADEM)

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Action for Community Task (ACT): Mobilizing Women’s Groups to Stop Ebola

Fund Grantees working in their communities are contributing to local efforts to stop the spread of Ebola

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Ebola Emergency Grants

The public health crisis surrounding Ebola has gripped the world’s attention for almost a year, yet most of what the media has reported has overlooked the human rights crisis affecting those at the center of the outbreak in West Africa. The government-led response to the Ebola outbreak has raised serious concerns such as rights abuses […]

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The human rights dimension of West Africa’s Ebola outbreak

John Kabia, Program Officer for West Africa discusses the human rights crisis of the Ebola outbreak as well as the efforts of Fund grantees to respond to the situation in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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Closing Space for Civil Society and Cross-Border Philanthropy

Members of the Ariadne-IHRFG Donor Working Group on Cross-Border Philanthropy, including Fund staff David B. Mattingly and Poonam Joshi, discuss the worrying trend around the world of legislation that puts restrictions on funding and narrows the space for civil society organizations.

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Sub-Saharan Africa

The Fund currently supports over 100 organizations in six different countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. We’re currently working in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone in West Africa, and Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Uganda in the African Great Lakes. Over a decade of grant-making in Sub-Saharan Africa has shown us just how critical human […]

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Grants that Make A Difference, 2013

The Fund identifies organizations that are leading the charge for protection and enforcement of human rights, building on-the-ground demand for change, and feeding into global efforts to press for equality, justice and accountability. Here are a few of our grantees’ accomplishments from 2013.

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