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Middle East and North Africa

Algeria

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Morocco

Al Khaima Association (Al Khaima)
$40,000: $25,000 for general support. Activities include promoting the rights of migrants, especially those under the age of eighteen and $15,000 for a collaborative project with Centro de Derechos Humanos Fray Matías de Córdova in Mexico to promote better protections for migrant children.

Amal Association for Women and Development (Amal Maroc)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal support to female victims of violence in El Hajeb and mentoring community-based organizations in isolated surrounding rural areas

Beni Znassen Association for Culture, Development, and Solidarity (ABCDS)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and reporting human rights violations against sub-Saharan migrants at the border with Algeria and providing them with humanitarian aid.

Khemisset Young Lawyers Association (AJAK)
$45,000: $25,000 for general support. Activities include educating judges, lawyers, and civil society organizations about laws protecting the rights of women and children; promoting the independence of the judiciary; and combating corruption; $20,000 for its project to combat corruption in Khemisset

El Amane Association for Women’s Development (El Amane)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include educating women about their rights in Marrakech and surrounding rural areas, facilitating access to the legal system, building the capacity of local organizations to promote women’s rights, and pressing for the adoption of better protections against violence against women.

National Organization of Young Lawyers in Morocco (ANJAM)
$20,000 for general support of this organization whose activities include legal aid for victims of human rights violations and promoting a more independent judiciary free of corruption.

Light of the Souss Region for Women’s Development (TAFOUKT)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include education and legal aid in Agadir to promote women’s rights.

Tawaza Association for Women’s Rights (ATPF)
$40,000: $25,000 for general support. Activities include educating women on their rights in northern Morocco, providing legal assistance to female victims of violence, and pressing Morocco to adopt better protections for women; $15,000 for Tawaza’s project to initiate the development of a women’s rights coalition comprised of various organizations.

Antiracist Group of Support and Defense of Foreigners and Migrants (ALECMA)
$8,000 for GADEM’s project, in collaboration with ALECMA, to educate migrants about their rights.

Antiracist Group of Support and Defense of Foreigners and Migrants (GADEM)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include challenging violations of migrants’ and refugees’ rights through education, monitoring/documentation/reporting, mentoring human rights organizations in the Maghreb, and campaigning for policy reform.

Democratic League for Women’s Rights (LDDF)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal and psychological support to female victims of violence in Ouarzazate, and promoting new legal protections for women.

Amazigh Citizenship Network (Azetta)
$35,000: $25,000 for general support. Activities include promoting government policies that respect and protect the rights of Tamazigh-speaking Berber communities; $10,000 for its project to combat land grabbing affecting indigenous communities.

Egypt

Grants list not available for security purposes.

Tunisia

Amal Association for Families and Children (Amal-Tunisie)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal support to single mothers and their children and educating women about their rights.

Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights (FTDES)
$60,000: $20,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and reporting violations of social and economic rights, promoting migrants’ and refugees’ rights, and educating women about their rights, and $40,000 for its project to educate women about their economic and social rights and offer legal support to victims of these violations through its two centers in Kairouan and Monastir.

League of Tunisian Female Voters (LET)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include facilitating the participation of women in the electoral process and campaigning for constitutional provisions that guarantee gender equality.

Latin America

Guatemala

Rabinal Public Legal Clinic (Bufete)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include litigating grave human rights violations before national and international courts, providing legal aid and psychosocial support to female victims of violence, and promoting community healing in the wake of the civil war.

Association of Displaced People of Rio Negro (COCAHICH)
$25,000 for ASCRA’s project in collaboration with COCAHICH to campaign for reparations from the Guatemalan government, the World Bank, and the Inter-American Development Bank for communities affected by the Río Negro Massacre associated with the construction of the Chixoy Dam.

Coordinating Committee of Associations and Communities for the Integral Development of the Ch’orti Region (COMUNDICH)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include helping indigenous communities protect their land and resource rights by securing legal title to their traditional lands and strengthening their indigenous authorities.

Ixqik Women’s Association (Ixqik)
$15,000 for Ixqik’s project in western Petén to provide legal services for survivors of gender-based violence and to conduct violence prevention outreach in rural communities.

Association of Women Transforming the World (MTM)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include strategic litigation of cases of violence against women, including sexual violence, before national and international courts, as well as workshops and psycho-social support for women, including girls and adolescents, to prevent sexual and domestic violence.

Higher Standard of Living Association (Consejo Wuxhtaj)
$15,000 for Asociación para el Buen Vivir’s project in collaboration with Consejo Wuxhtaj to challenge mining operations and hydroelectric dams that threaten communities’ lands and resources, promote and defend indigenous communities right to provide free, prior, and informed consent to development projects and develop national and regional strategies for the defense of land and resource rights and to hold governments and corporations accountable for rights abuses.

Ceiba Association for Community Development (CEIBA)
$25,000 for CEIBA’s project to work with indigenous communities to challenge threats posed by mining operations to their land and resource rights, and to share strategies for the defense of land and resource rights with affected communities in other parts of Guatemala and in other countries in Mesoamerica.

Sinergia No’j Association (Sinergia)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include strengthening the leadership of women within organizations as well as of indigenous women within their communities so they can promote and defend their rights.

United Association of Northern Indigenous Farmers (UNICAN)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include assisting indigenous communities to obtain land and secure it with legal titles, as well as educating communities on land and resource rights.

Human Rights Legal Clinic (BJDH)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include forming a strong team of lawyers to litigate cases of rights abuses before national and international courts, including cases of genocide and crimes against humanity, and sharing strategies and lessons in strategic litigation with other organizations in Guatemala.

The Center for Human Rights Legal Action (CALDH)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include promoting the rule of law by prosecuting cases at the national and international levels against high-level officials responsible for genocide and crimes against humanity.

Peace and Ecology Commission (COPAE)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documenting the health and environmental impacts of mining in indigenous communities and challenging mining concessions granted without securing free, prior, and informed consent of affected communities.

Integral Agricultural Cooperative “Workers Organization for Resistance and Autonomy” (La Otra Cooperativa)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include working with community-based organizations to develop strategies to defend their lands and resources and conducting research on the relationship between organized crime and political power in Guatemala.

National Committee of Guatemalan Widows (CONAVIGUA)
$10,000 for CONAVIGUA’s project to provide training and ongoing technical assistance to its grassroots members in reporting human rights abuses and making proposals to the government, and to provide legal aid to widows and orphans of the civil war to access payments from the National Commission on Reparations.

Team for Community Studies and Psychosocial Action (ECAP)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include providing psycho-social support to victims of emblematic cases of grave rights abuses that occurred during the civil war, contributing to their search for truth and justice, the comprehensive reparation of damage and the prevention of ongoing violence.

The Petén Front against Hydroelectric Dams (Frente Petenero)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include supporting eighty communities whose lands and resources are being threatened by the construction of hydroelectric dams in the region of Petén and conducting community consultations regarding these projects that threaten their livelihoods.

Tz’ununijá’ Indigenous Women’s Movement (Tz’ununijá’)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include supporting indigenous women in ten departments in Guatemala to advocate for their rights and working with indigenous women’s rights defenders, particularly those defending land and resource rights.

Human Rights Defenders Protection Unit (La Puya)
$10,000 for UDEFEGUA’s project in collaboration with the movement of La Puya, to contribute to the sustainability of their movement to defend of their land and resource rights in the face of the Radius Gold mining project and for the legal defense of their members who have been criminalized.

Human Rights Defenders Protection Unit (UDEFEGUA)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include documenting attacks on human rights defenders, providing security training to activists working in dangerous conditions, and strengthening the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders.

Honduras

Mother Earth Association (Madre Tierra)
$5,000 for general support. Activities include coordinating volunteers to document and address health harms caused by mining operations and developing regional strategies to hold corporations and governments accountable for abuses of health and environmental rights and failing to secure the free, prior, and informed consent of communities.

Association of Judges for Democracy (Journalism and Democracy)
$10,000 for Asociación por la Democracia’s project in collaboration with Journalism and Democracy to develop a web portal that provides reliable news on the human rights situation in Honduras, conduct security trainings for journalists, and draw attention to threats to journalists’ security and the near constant violations of freedom of expression.

Women’s Rights Center (Cattrachas)
$12,500 for Women’s Rights Center’s project in collaboration with Cattrachas to document cases of human rights abuses against LGBT people, litigate them before national and international courts, and ensure implementation of legislation and policy that protect rights to sexual orientation and gender identity.

Committee of Family Members of Disappeared Migrants in Progreso (COFAMIPRO)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include helping family members of disappeared migrants to find their loved ones as well as participating in regional efforts to obtain truth and justice in cases of disappeared migrants that include Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador.

Civic Council of Popular Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH)
$12,500 for general support. Activities include education, awareness raising and community organizing to defend and promote the rights of the Lenca peoples of western Honduras, specifically the right to free, prior and informed consent with regard to corporate development projects that will affect their lands and resources.

Honduran Institute for Environnemental Law (CAVS)
$10,000 for IDAMHO’s project in collaboration with the Comité Valle de Siria (CAVS) to document health harms in the communities of Valle de Siria caused by Goldcorp’s San Martin Mine, and participate actively in formulating and carrying out regional strategies to hold Goldcorp accountable for these harms.

Team for Research and Investigation (ERIC)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include litigating cases of rights abuses before national and international courts and conducting research, trainings, and strategic communication through community radio and printed materials on the human rights situation in Honduras and in support of other Fund grantees in the country.

Environment Fund (MADJ)
$20,000 for Environment Fund’s project in collaboration with MADJ to raise the profile of ongoing attacks against and criminalization of human rights defenders, particularly those protecting land and resource rights, and providing legal defense when activists face legal harassment, attacks, or threats against their lives.

San Alonso Rodriguez Foundation (COPA)
$15,000 for San Alonso Rodriguez Foundation’s project in collaboration with COPA to document and report human rights violations in the Bajo Aguán region and provide legal aid and campaign support to campesino movements in the face of increasing attacks, threats, and criminalization.

Sisters of Mercy (FMV)
$15,000 for Sisters of Mercy’s project in collaboration with Forum on Women for Life to document and litigate cases of gender-based violence at the national and international levels, conduct public education on women’s rights with community-based organizations, and develop security protocols for the protection of women human right’s defenders.

Honduran Black Fraternal Organization (OFRANEH)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include litigation before national and international courts, public education, and community organizing to defend the land and resource rights of forty-seven indigenous Garífuna communities, with a specific focus on promoting their right to provide free, prior, and informed consent to development projects that would affect their land and livelihoods.

Mexico

Social and Environmental Collective Action (ACS)
$5,000 for ACS’s project with a group of human rights lawyers to take advantage of recent reforms in the amparo law to challenge mining concessions that were granted without securing the free, prior, and informed consent of indigenous communities.

Jalisco Indigenous Support Association (AJAGI)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include bringing legal cases to recover indigenous Huichol lands that were confiscated or illegally occupied by others and challenging mining operations that threaten communities’ lands, resources, and sacred sites.

Training and Support Center for Domestic Workers (CACEH)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include trainings with domestic workers on their labor rights, public education to raise awareness of their situation, and advocacy to increase protection of their rights through the ratification of Covenant 189 of the International Labor Organization and legislative reforms at the national level.

Center for Worker Support (CAT)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include educating workers in the maquila sector as well as domestic workers about their labor rights.

Chiapas Women’s Rights Center (CDMCH)
$15,000 for general support of this organization. Activities include pressing indigenous leaders and municipal authorities to respect and protect women’s right to inherit, own, and control the use of land, as well as challenging gender-based violence within indigenous communities.

Women’s Human Rights Center (CEDEHM)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to female victims of violence, documenting and litigating cases of rights abuses before national and international courts, and supporting organizations and individual human rights defenders to develop security plans and implement security measures.

Northern Crossing Human Rights Center (Paso del Norte)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and litigating cases of rights abuses, particularly torture and forced disappearances, before national and international courts, and providing legal aid and psycho-social support to victims of these abuses in Ciudad Juárez.

Victoria Diez Human Rights Center (Victoria Diez)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include pressing for public policies that prevent and punish gender-based violence in the state of Guanajuato, promoting women’s rights in marginalized communities, as well as documenting grave human rights abuses such as forced disappearances.

Fray Matías Human Rights Center (Fray Matias)
$20,000 for Fray Matías’ project to build relationships with media outlets, journalists, radio stations, and the print media both locally and internationally to generate public support for the rights of migrants.

Fray Juan de Larios Human Rights Center (Fray Juan)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documenting forced disappearances, including disappeared migrants, and supporting and advising families of the disappeared to obtain truth and justice in their cases.

Fray Juan de Larios Human Rights Center (FUUNDEM)
$12,500 for Fray Juan de Larios’ project in collaboration with FUUNDEM to support committees of family members of victims of forced disappearance in the states of Coahuila, Chihuahua, Mexico, Guanajuato, and Nuevo León in their search for truth and justice.

Women’s Center (Centro Mujeres)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include mentoring young leaders and supporting youth in the defense and promotion of their rights, and pressing for government policies and legislation that protect and promote reproductive and sexual rights.

Citizens in Support of Human Rights (CADHAC)
$12,500 for general support. Activities include documenting and litigating cases of forced disappearance in the state of Nuevo León, and supporting and advising families of the disappeared to obtain truth and justice in their cases.

Collective for Family Health (CIFAM)
$20,000 for CIFAM’s project to promote youth sexual and reproductive rights, including access to information and health care services, for marginalized urban and rural communities in Chiapas.

Mexican Commission for the Defense and Promotion of Human Rights (Comisión)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include litigating cases or rights abuses before national and international courts and ensuring implementation of legal and policy reform with regard to gender-based violence and protection of human rights defenders.

Border Workers Committee (CFO)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include educating workers, particularly women, in the maquila industry in the states of Coahuila and Tamaulipas about their rights and promoting gender equality.

Choose Youth Sexual and Reproductive Rights Network (ELIGE)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include increasing civic participation of youth, particularly young women, at the national and regional levels, supporting them to promote and defend their sexual and reproductive rights, and advocating to decrease criminalization against them.

Foundation for Justice and Democratic Rule of Law (FJEDD)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include advocacy, documentation, and litigation to obtain truth and justice in cases of migrants from Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Mexico who have disappeared in their transit through Mexico to the United States.

Indignation, Promotion, and Defense of Human Rights (Indignación)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include litigating cases before national and international courts to protect and promote the rights of indigenous peoples, LGBTI individuals, and women in the Yucatán Peninsula as well as strengthening the capacity of local groups and communities to monitor and report human rights violations.

Mexican Institute for Human Rights and Democracy (IMDHD)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include promoting security and justice reform and challenging discrimination against women, indigenous people, and individuals with disabilities through policy proposals and use of national and international recourses.

Just Associates Mesoamerica (JASS)
$25,000 for JASS’ project to support the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders to raise the visibility of attacks against defenders, coordinate emergency responses, and develop strategies to protect the security of women activists in the region.

Justice for Our Daughters (Justicia)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to the families of victims of gender-based violence in Chihuahua and working with local and state authorities to ensure cases of grave human rights violations, particularly femicides and forced disappearances, are investigated adequately and in accordance with international human rights standards.

Miguel Agustín Pro Juarez Human Rights Center (PRODH)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include litigating cases of rights abuses before national and international courts, public education and media campaigns to raise awareness of key human rights issues, and training local organizations on strategic media outreach, human rights documentation, and advocacy.

Otros Mundos
$60,000 for general support. Activities include working with local organizations and rural and indigenous communities, as well as with coalitions on a national and Mesoamerican level, to develop strategies to defend land and resource rights in the face of mega development projects, particularly mining.

Comprehensive Process for the Self-Determination of Peoples (PIAP)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documenting health harms by mining companies in Mexico and developing regional strategies to hold corporations and governments accountable for abuses of health and environmental rights and the right of communities to provide free, prior, and informed consent to projects that would affect them.

Project on Organizing, Development, Education, and Research (PODER)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include building the capacity of civil society organizations to conduct corporate research that contributes to exposing corruption and challenging impunity and human rights violations related to corporate practices.

Project for Economic and Social Rights (PRODESC)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include defending and promoting labor rights and working with both workers and affected communities to hold corporations, particularly mining companies, accountable for abuses.

“All Rights for All” Network (RED TDT)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include building the capacity of its seventy-two member organizations based throughout the country, with a particular focus on increasing awareness of the situation of human rights defenders and promoting protection mechanisms and security measures.

Service to the Mixe People (SERMIXE)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include protecting indigenous land rights by using traditional normative systems of indigenous communities in the state of Oaxaca.

Tequio Jurídico (Colectivo Oaxaqueño)
$20,000 for Tequio Jurídico’s project, in collaboration with Colectivo Oaxaqueño, to provide legal and strategic support to a coalition of indigenous land rights groups in southern Mexico working to defend land and resource rights in the face of mega development projects.

Tlachinollan Human Rights Center (Tlachinollan)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and litigating emblematic cases of human rights violations before national and international courts, promoting public policies and legislation to protect and guarantee indigenous and migrant rights, and working with indigenous communities in the state of Guerrero in the defense of their land and resource rights.

South Asia

Pakistan

Association for Behavior and Knowledge Transformation (ABKT)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include human rights education and campaigns to defend women’s political and economic rights in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Green Rural Development Organization (GRDO)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating and mobilizing brick kiln and agricultural workers, public protests, and advocacy to fight for labor rights in Sindh province.

Foundation for Fundamental Rights Pakistan (FFR)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include reporting on civilian harm caused by drone strikes, seeking recompense for victims, and promoting public interest litigation.

Human Development Organization (HDO)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documentation, monitoring, and advocacy to combat the practice of torture and protect prisoners’ rights.

Insan Dost Association (IDA)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating and mobilizing brick kiln workers to abolish the practice of bonded labor in parts of Punjab province.

Interactive Resource Centre (IRC)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include helping communities produce documentaries and popular theater performances across the country to document human rights problems and foster dialogues and campaigns to resolve them.

Jagg Interactive Resource Center (JIRC)
$5,000 for JIRC’s project to build the capacity of two Christian and Hindu youth groups and train them in interactive theater and documentary film making.

Justice Project Society (JPP)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include strategic litigation and legal aid for capital defendants and victims of torture in Pakistan and Azad Kashmir.

Parah Development Foundation (MAUJ)
$20,000 for Parah’s project, in collaboration with MAUJ, to educate and mobilize local communities whose land, resources, and livelihoods are threatened and those forcibly displaced by large development projects.

National Center for Advocacy (NCA)
$5,000 for NCA’s project to mobilize youth groups, using theater and media training, to demand that the local government fix their water pipelines and provide security and protection to their places of worship.

Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF)
$35,000: $30,000 for general support. Activities include defending the rights of fisherfolk communities through grassroots organizing and policy reform. $5,000 for its capacity-building project.

Peasant Women Society Pakistan (PWS)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include mobilizing rural women to challenge violence, and promote their rights to livelihoods and civic participation.

Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy (PODA)
$22,000 for general support. Activities include providing training and mentoring to rural women’s groups to challenge violence and promote their rights to education, health, and livelihoods.

Roshni Research and Development Welfare Organization (Roshni)
$15,000: $10,000 for general support. Activities include investigation, research, documentation, and advocacy for the rights of missing and exploited children and marginalized religious minorities in Karachi. $5,000 additional one-time project support grant to create a manual on volunteering and local fundraising.

Roshni Tarqiyati Tanzeem (RTT)
$10,000: $5,000 for general support. Activities include defending the rights of rural communities in Sindh through grassroots organizing, litigation and advocacy with oil and gas companies and local government. $5,000 for a capacity-building sub grant to Desert Educational Cooperative Society.

Saher Arts for Peace and Sustainable Development (Saher)
$5,000 for Saher’s project to address discrimination against minorities and work with the police department and the religious and minority Affairs Department to provide improved security for minorities and to prevent practices such as forced marriages.

SAMI Foundation (SAMI)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include protecting the rights of rural communities to their rights to land and livelihoods, through building and strengthening community organizations, developing leadership within affected communities, and monitoring and advocacy with the state government and the coal extractives industry.

Sarhad Awami Forestry Ittehad (SAFI)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include enabling rural communities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province to demand their resource rights by developing and strengthening community leadership within affected communities, and monitoring and advocacy with the Forest Department and forestland owners.

Simorgh Women’s Resource and Publication Centre (Simorgh)
$15,000 for Simorgh’s project to conduct action research on first generation women in the formal and informal workforce and how to enforce the implementation of anti-sexual harassment legislation in the workplace.

Sindh Community Foundation (SCF)
$10,000 for SCF’s project to organize thirty groups comprising over 1,000 cotton pickers to demand higher wages and compliance of health and safety requirements from owners.

Trust for Development Studies and Practices (TDSP)
$37,500: $25,000 for general support. Activities include education, training, and community outreach to promote civic participation and human rights in Balochistan. $10,000 to support its human rights fellowships program. $2,500 for its one year capacity-building sub-grant.

Upgrade Minorities for Integrated Development (UMID)
$12,000 for general support. Activities include community mobilization and advocacy for the rights of religious minorities in Sindh province.

VISION
$30,000 for general support. Activities include defending the rights and welfare of sexual minorities, sex workers, children, and other religious minorities through outreach, crisis intervention, and litigation.

Women Welfare and Development Association (WADA)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include educating and organizing female home-based and factory-based workers in Karachi to protect their labor and human rights.

India

Aneka
$30,000 For general support of this organization. Activities include training and supporting emerging LGBTI rights and sex workers’ groups, holding consultative meetings, conducting research, and building networks.

Association for Rural and Urban Needy (SKA)
$15,000 for ARUN’s project, in collaboration with SKA, to conduct human rights awareness campaigns, educate civil society, and file public interest litigation cases to promote Dalit rights and enforcement of the national ban on manual scavenging.

Astha/Association of Strong Women Alone (ASTHA)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include social services, legal aid, and grassroots organizing to support the rights of “women alone” in Rajasthan, and supporting the creation and development of a national forum and “women alone” groups in other states in India.

Bindrai Institute for Research Study & Action (BIRSA)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include protecting indigenous, Tribal, and Dalit rights to their land, forest, and natural resources through fact-finding and investigation, building and strengthening community organizations, developing leadership within affected communities, and monitoring and advocacy.

Centre for Rural Studies and Development (CRSD)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing to promote Dalits’ rights to land, health, education, and livelihoods and monitoring the Andhra Pradesh state government’ implementation of policies intended to promote economic and social rights.

Centre for Workers’ Management (CWM)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include protecting indigenous, Tribal, and Dalit rights to their land, forest, and natural resources through fact-finding and investigation, building and strengthening community organizations, developing leadership within affected communities, and monitoring and advocacy.

Community Awareness and Research Education Trust (CARE-T)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include organizing fisherfolk in Tamil Nadu to demand their economic and social rights, including proper implementation of social security and housing programs.

Developing Initiatives in Social and Human Action (DISHA)
$30,000 in general support. Activities include human rights training, grassroots organizing, and policy advocacy.

Elgar Pratishthan (Elgar)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing, human rights education, and legal aid to promote the land, water, and labor rights of Tribals in Maharashtra.

Jan Sahas Social Development Society (Jan Sahas)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include legal and human rights education, grassroots organizing, legal aid, and campaigns to promote the human rights of Dalits, particularly women, in Madhya Pradesh.

Jana Sanghati Kendra (JSK)/ Shramajivee Mahila Samity (SMS)
$35,000: $30,000 to support JSK’s project, in collaboration with SMS, to organize poor communities to defend and claim their labor rights and land rights, promote access to justice, and provide legal aid to domestic violence survivors in West Bengal, and $5,000 for its project to strengthen the movement of workers in the informal sector.

Jana Sanghati Kendra (JSK)/Solidarity Center
$20,000 for JSK’s project, in collaboration with Solidarity Center, to organize fellowships and training for promising activists to promote labor rights for the poor and to support grassroots organizing for informal sector workers.

Mahila Shram Sewa Nyas (SEWA MP)
$30,000 for MSSN’s project, in collaboration with the Self-Employed Women’s Association Madhya Pradesh, to organize policy campaigns for the rights of rural women workers in the informal sector in Madhya Pradesh.

National Alliance of Street Vendors of India (NASVI)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include challenging violence and harassment against street vendors through legislative and media campaigns, grassroots organizing, and litigation.

Nazdeek
$10,000 for Nazdeek’s project to promote the labor rights of tea plantation workers in Assam through organizing and advocacy, in partnership with grantee, Pajhra.

Promotion and Advancement of Justice, Harmony, and Rights of Adivasis (PAJHRA)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include promoting the labor rights of tea plantation workers in Assam through organizing and advocacy.

Samarthan
$22,000 for general support. Activities include human rights training and education, media advocacy, and policy campaigns to challenge corruption, foster police reform, and promote the enforcement of economic and social rights protections for the poor, including women, children, laborers, Tribals, Dalits and nomadic tribes in Maharashtra.

Sampada Grameen Mahila Sanstha (SANGRAM)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include HIV/AIDS education and services; grassroots organizing of sex workers, migrant workers, and sexual minorities in Maharashtra; and campaigning to challenge discrimination that fuels harassment and violence against sex workers and sexual minorities.

Sanchaya Nele
$35,000: $30,000 for general support. Activities include human rights education, grassroots organizing, crisis intervention, and policy campaigns to promote the human rights of Dalits, particularly women, as well as Tribals, Muslims, and other marginalized minorities, and $5,000 for its project with KDMV to promote the rights of Dalit women in Karnataka.

Sangama
$25,000 for general support. Activities include crisis intervention, HIV/AIDS education and services, human rights campaigns, and mentoring emerging rights groups in southern India.

Sangama (Salaam Initiative)
$30,000 for Sangama’s project in collaboration with Salaam Initiative to train and support emerging sexuality rights and sex workers’ groups, hold consultative meetings, conduct research, and form networks.

Sanhita (Pratyay)
$25,000 for Sanhita’s project, in collaboration with Pratyay Gender Trust, to provide sexual minorities with human rights education, crisis intervention, and safe shelter, and to organize campaigns to challenge harassment, discrimination, and violence against sexual minorities in West Bengal.

Sathi for All Partnership (AIKMM)
$10,000 for Sathi for All Partnership’s project, in collaboration with the All India Kabari Mazdoor Mahasangh, to promote the rights of waste pickers through organizing and advocacy.

Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)
$15,000 for general support of this organization. Activities include promoting grassroots organizing of self-employed women below the poverty line in Gujarat to promote their rights to work and challenge sexual harassment in the informal sector, and land displacement by companies and the state government.

Society for Social Uplift Through Rural Action (SUTRA)
$30,000 for SUTRA’s project, in collaboration with Ekal Nari Shakhti Sangathan (Association of Strong Women Alone), to promote the property, land, and labor rights of widows and single women in Himachal Pradesh and to challenge discrimination and violence against single women.

Vidhayak Sansad
$40,000: $30,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing, human rights training, legal action, and public campaigns for the rights of poor, rural, Tribal communities in Maharashta, and $10,000 for its project to protect the rights of bonded laborers.

Vikalp Women’s Group (Vikalp)
$18,000 for general support. Activities include enabling survivors of domestic violence to access justice through alternative courts led by Dalit and Tribal women and provide safe spaces and crisis intervention for LGBTI persons.

Yakshi
$40,000: $30,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing and policy advocacy on forest rights and food sovereignty. $10,000 for its project to build the capacity of Adivasi leadership.

Southeast Asia

Burma

Burmese Women’s Union (BWU)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include providing human rights, leadership, and civic training to women, and pressing for the adoption of better protections for women.

Human Rights Education Institute of Burma/Equality Myanmar (LCM)
$10,000 for HREIB’s project in collaboration with LCM to provide legal aid and education, conduct human rights legal training for lawyers and paralegals, and press for increased legal protections to combat violence against women.

Human Rights Education Institute of Burma/Equality Myanmar (Olive Branch)
$5,000 for HREIB’s project in collaboration with Olive Branch to mobilize communities and conduct human rights training, documentation, and advocacy related to the human rights impacts of development projects in south central Burma.

Human Rights Education Institute of Burma/Equality Myanmar (HREIB/EQMM)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include providing comprehensive human rights training to civil society actors and pressing for increased protections for the most marginalized populations including LGBTI people, women, and children.

Human Rights Education Institute of Burma/Equality Myanmar (U Kyaw Myint)
$18,000 for HREIB’s project in collaboration with U Kyaw Myint to provide legal aid to indigent people, file test cases to strengthen justice system reform, press for the repeal of repressive laws, and train the next generation of lawyers to generate additional support for legal system reform.

Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include documenting human rights abuses perpetrated in conflict zones in northeast Burma, and campaigning at the international level to press for better protections for women.

Karen Women’s Organization (KWO)
$15,000 for KWO’s project to operate a women’s advocacy and resource center to ensure women’s rights in the political and peace process, monitor conditions of the ceasefire agreement, and create an enabling environment for women leaders.

Shwe Gas Movement (SGM)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include conducting regional and international advocacy to highlight the human rights impacts of mega-development and extractive projects particularly in Rakhine and Shan state, and producing and distributing publications and other materials on the impacts of the extractive industries in Burma.

Thailand

Anjaree Group (Anjaree)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include challenging rights abuses related to sexual orientation and gender identity by leading campaigns against discriminatory practices, policy, and law.

Foundation for SOGI Rights and Justice (FORSOGI)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include organizing training workshops and strategy development meetings to build the capacity of activists to promote LGBTI rights more effectively and to develop strategic litigation to challenge discrimination against LGBTI people.

Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF)
$25,000 for HRDF’s project to pursue test case litigation, document abuses, advocate for reform, and strengthen the capacity of communities to protect and promote migrant rights.

The Council of Work and Environment Related Patients’ Network of Thailand (WEPT)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include promoting occupational health and safety protections and building the capacity of workers to monitor labor rights violations.

Philippines

Babaylanes
$10,000 for general support. Activities include educating university students about LGBT rights and helping students organize LGBT associations to press for university and public policies that respect and protect their rights.

Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include documenting labor rights violations, building the capacity of workers to protect and promote their rights, and advocating for labor rights protections.

GALANG Philippines, Inc. (GALANG)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include educating lesbians in low-income, urban areas about their human rights and organizing campaigns to challenge discrimination against LGBT people that limits their access to education, health care, and employment.

Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center-Kasama sa Kalikasan (LRC-KsK)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include legal, policy, and campaign support to indigenous peoples and upland rural communities struggling against threats to their land and resources.

National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include coordinating a network of human rights lawyers to provide legal aid to victims of abuses and advocating for legal and policy reforms to promote the rights of victims of enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings.

Philippine Human Rights Information Center (PhilRights)
$35,000: $25,000 for general support, and $10,000 for its project with Kasibu Intertribal Response for Ecological Development (KIRED) to resist harmful mining operations in Kasibu.

Pro-Labor Legal Assistance Center (PLACE)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include legal aid, impact litigation, education, and legislative advocacy to protect and promote labor rights.

Rainbow Rights Project, Inc. (R-Rights)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to LGBTI people whose rights have been violated, litigating test cases to expand jurisprudence on LGBTI rights, and building alliances with mainstream human rights organizations and lawyers to generate additional support for LGBTI rights.

Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documenting human rights violations, training human rights defenders, advocacy on behalf of political prisoners and detainees, and building the capacity of indigenous communities to resist large-scale mining operations threatening their land and resources.

TLF Sexuality, Health, and Rights Educators Collective (TLF Share)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include educating gay and bisexual men and transgender women about their rights, pressing for public policies that expand rights protections, and facilitating access to legal and social support for victims of rights abuses.

United Youth of the Philippines-Women (UnYPhil-Women)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include monitoring, documenting, and reporting women’s rights violations in conflict-affected Mindanao.

Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau (WLB)
$17,000 for general support. Activities include challenging gender-based violence and discrimination in local communities and conducting national, regional, and international advocacy to promote women’s rights.

Sub-Saharan Africa

Burundi

Women’s Association of Repatriated Burundians (AFRABU)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include advocacy around refugee rights issues and support to women’s rights groups in the interior.

Association of Catholic Jurists of Burundi (AJCB)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to victims of human rights violations.

Association of Single Mothers for Peace and Development (AMC)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include assisting teenage mothers return to school and obtain birth certificates and other documents for their children.

Dushirehamwe Association (Dushirehamwe)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include managing a radio station staffed by female journalists and coordinating a capital-based women’s rights network.

Association for Peace and Human Rights (APDH)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include providing mediation services and legal aid to victims of land rights violations and educating communities in Ngozi, northern Burundi, about women’s rights.

Association for Protection of Prisoners and Human Rights (APRODH)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include denouncing human rights violations and routine monitoring of places of detention.

Forum for Civil Society Strengthening (FORSC)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include advocacy around issues of corruption, good governance, and the creation of transitional justice mechanisms and building the capacity of civil society organizations to denounce human rights violations.

Humure
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating human rights organizations about LGBTI rights and providing medical and judicial accompaniment to LGBTI persons.

Seruka Initiative for Rape Survivors (ISV)
$10,000: $5,000 for general support and $5,000 for ISV’s project to provide medical care, counseling, and legal advice to survivors of rape and sexual violence and to educate local communities on ending physical and sexual domestic violence

Action and Speech for the Evolution of Mentality (PARCEM)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include pressing the Burundian government to put an end to corruption and denouncing human rights abuses.

Hope Ministries (Rema)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include providing mediation services to returned refugees and engaging in advocacy on their behalf.

Solidarity and Action for Peace (SAP-GL)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include mediation for those recently displaced and coordination of the activities of Uvira-based human rights organizations to strengthen advocacy campaigns.

United for the Promotion of the Batwa (UNIPROBA)
$10,000 for UNIPROBA’s project to provide legal representation to Batwa victims of discrimination in strategic legal cases in national and regional courts.

Democratic Republic of Congo

Action Against Impunity for Human Rights (ACIDH)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include monitoring and reporting on human rights abuses, pressing the provincial and national governments to pass laws to protect citizens, and working with communities adversely affected by resource extraction.

Action for Christian Human Rights Activists in Shabunda (ACADHOSHA)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include documenting human rights abuses related to corporate mining and advocating for improved laws to protect communities affected by resource extraction.

Action for the Promotion and Defense of the Underprivileged (APRODEPED)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to victims of human rights violations including those related to corporate mining practices.

African Resources Watch (AFREWATCH)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include research and reporting on abusive corporate mining practices in the DRC and Zambia and pressing the national and provincial governments to pass laws and policies to protect communities adversely affected by mining.

Agape Highlands (AGAPE)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include pressing for the release of child soldiers and monitoring and reporting on children’s rights violations in the high plateau region of South Kivu.

Association for the Promotion and Defense of the Rights of the Human Person in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Arche d’Alliance)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include human rights documentation and education, legal aid to rape survivors, and monitoring the return of refugees to the DRC.

Association of Congolese Women Lawyers, Maniema (AFEJUCO)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to female survivors of rape and sexual violence and educating communities about women’s rights in Maniema province.

Maniema Young Women’s Association (AJFMa)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing, education, and legal aid in Maniema province to promote women’s and children’s rights.

Office of Scientific and Technical Studies (BEST)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include promoting the economic and social rights of communities affected by mining and advocating for increased corporate social benefits for those communities.

Office of Volunteers in the Service of Women and Health (BVES)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include pressing for the release of child soldiers; monitoring, documenting, and reporting on children’s rights violations; and mentoring grassroots organizations to promote the rights of children affected by armed conflict in the Eastern DRC.

Human Rights and Social Assistance Observatory Center (CODHAS)
$5,000 for general support of this organization, whose activities include documenting human rights violations related to the conflict, educating secondary school children on their rights, and pressing for the establishment of transitional justice mechanisms.

Research Center on the Environment, Democracy and Human Rights (CREDDHO)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include documenting human rights violations in North Kivu and reporting on human rights abuses related to mining in conflict areas.

Center for Education, Facilitation and Defense of Human Rights (CEADHO)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and reporting on human rights violations in Fizi and Mwenga, South Kivu and monitoring prisons and detention centers.

Coalition of Volunteers for Peace and Development (CVPD)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include providing psycho-social support and medical and legal referrals to survivors of rape and sexual violence in Masisi.

Justice and Peace Commission of Dungu-Doruma Diocese (CDJP)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include providing assistance to victims of LRA abuses, alerting communities to the presence of LRA fighters, and pressing national and international actors to bring an end to the conflict.

Female Lawyers for the Rights of Women and Children (FJDF)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include educating communities in North Kivu about women’s rights and providing legal aid to female victims of sexual violence and discrimination..

Human Rights Maniema (HBM)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and reporting human rights violations in Maniema province and educating local communities about children’s rights.

Congolese Initiative for Justice and Peace (ICJP)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include pressing the government to reform the justice system and providing legal aid to rape survivors in South Kivu.

Platform of Likasi Human Rights Activists (PADHOLIK)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include education, documentation, and reporting to promote the rights of communities affected by corporate mining.

Promotion and Support of Women’s Initiatives (PAIF)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include advocacy and education to promote women’s rights and providing psychological, medical, and legal support to survivors of sexual violence in North Kivu.

Rainbow Sunrise Mapambazuko (RSM)
$5,000 for general support. Activities include education, coordination, and outreach to those who identify as LGBTI and networking with other organizations to build respect for LGBTI rights in South Kivu.

Fizi Women in Solidarity for Family Well-Being (SOFIBEF)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing and education to promote women’s rights as well as psychological, medical, and legal support to survivors of sexual violence in Fizi, South Kivu.

Solidarity and Exchange for Integrated Development (SEDI)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documentation and reporting of women’s rights violations in the haut plateau of South Kivu and educating communities on harmful practices that violate children’s rights.

Women’s Solidarity for Peace and Integrated Development (SOFEPADI)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include providing medical, social, and legal support to victims of sexual violence and promoting the enforcement of legal protections for women in North Kivu.

Guinea

Guinean Women and Children’s Rights Organization (ADDEF)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include community organizing and education to challenge gender-based violence and discrimination and pressing for better policies to promote women’s rights.

Guinean Association for Rural Development and Mutual Assistance (ADREMGUI)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating local communities in Guinea Maritime about women’s rights, advocating for policies and practices that enhance women’s economic and social rights, raising awareness of the importance of sending girls to school, and training local officials in mining communities on provisions of the mining code that protect economic and environmental rights.

International Center of Commerce for Development (CECIDE)
$20,000 for CECIDE’s project to assist communities affected by the exploitation of natural resources in Haute Guinea and Guinea Maritime.

Guinean Center for Development Training and Education (CEGUIFED)
$15,000 for CEGUIFED’s project to promote women’s rights in Guinea Maritime through education and grassroots organizing.

Youth Coalition for the Defense of the Rights of Victims of Violence in Guinea (COJEDEV)
$13,000: $10,000 for general support. Activities include pressing for accountability for victims of human rights abuses in Guinea and $3,000 to support the implementation of its strategic plan and to acquire much-needed office equipment.

Equal Rights for All (MDT)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include legal defense for the poor, monitoring of prison conditions, and improving the justice system.

A Guinean Cause for Children in Difficulty (SAGUIPED)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include promoting and monitoring the implementation of government policies that better respect the rights of children.

Liberia

Association of Disabled Females International (ADFI)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documenting discrimination and violence against disabled women and children, publicizing such abuses, and pressing for concrete changes at the local and national levels to afford disabled persons greater rights and government assistance.

Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include pursuing strategic litigation to challenge gender-based violence and promote women’s rights.

Community Humanitarian Advocacy Development (COHADO)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating women about laws that protect women’s rights and helping female victims of violence bring legal charges against their attackers in Bong County.

Defence for Children International – Liberia (DCI-Liberia)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documenting violations of children’s rights and pressing for juvenile justice reform to end unnecessary detention of children.

Foundation for Community Initiatives (FCI)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include conducting research, advocacy, and community mobilization to promote women’s access to and ownership of land, and increasing the participation of women and residents of rural communities in the management of land and natural resources.

Foundation for Human Rights and Democracy (FOHRD)
$25,000 for FOHRD’s project to highlight corruption and its impact on human rights, raise awareness among policy makers and the public about these issues, press for laws and policies that promote greater transparency and more powers to the institutions combating corruption, and press for transparency and community participation in natural resource management.

Green Advocates International (Green Advocates)
$66,000: $30,000 for general support and $36,000 for Green Advocates’ project to provide the Alliance for Rural Development with strategic guidance and technical assistance (Community-based Human Rights Defenders Project).

Movement for Labour Rights and Justice (MOLAJ)
$25,000 for MOLAJ’s project to educate logging, mining, and agricultural workers about their rights and press the Liberian government to promote labor rights in concession agreements with multinational corporations.

National Institute for Public Opinion (NIPO)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include helping female victims of violence seek justice in Sinoe County through human rights training, reporting, and community organizing.

Rescue Alternatives Liberia (RAL)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include monitoring prison conditions in Monrovia and in rural areas to document human rights abuses and campaigning for government policies to eradicate torture.

Rural Human Rights Activists Programme (RHRAP)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include promoting respect for the rule of law and reform of the criminal justice system through mobilizing and training local people to understand and monitor the criminal justice system, building the capacity of judicial personnel, and advocating for reforms to the system.

Stop AIDS in Liberia (SAIL)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include working to end discrimination against LGBTI persons, promoting LGBTI persons’ right to access health services, and demanding government intervention to prevent violence against LGBTI persons.

Women and Children Advocacy, Inc. (WOCAD)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include raising awareness of sexual and gender-based violence and providing support to survivors through counseling, emergency shelter, and referral to other services.

Zorzor District Women Care, Inc. (ZODWOCA)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating women, local leaders, and customary and statutory court officials about women’s rights to inheritance and to live free from violence.

Sierra Leone

Action for Community Task (ACT)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include training traditional leaders, police, and government officials in the remote Pujehun district to implement national legislation that protects women’s and children’s rights.

Action Plus
$10,000 for general support. Activities include working to prevent violence against women by raising awareness of national laws that protect women and providing pro bono legal aid and psycho-social support for victims of sexual and gender-based violence.

Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL-SL)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include pressing for judicial accountability by monitoring criminal cases within the national court system, the Anti-Corruption Commission, and local customary courts and educating the public about judicial proceedings.

Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (CDHR)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include helping female victims of violence access the justice system and training communities to monitor and inform the allocation of government resources for essential services.

Community Advocacy and Development Movement (CADEM)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include campaigning for the rights of rural communities that have been displaced by strip mining operations in Southern Province.

Defence for Children International Sierra Leone (DCI-SL)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include documenting human rights abuses committed against children in the justice system and pressing for the implementation of policies that protect children’s rights.

Dignity Association (Dignity)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include working to end violence and discrimination against LGBTI persons in Sierra Leone through education and outreach with human rights organizations, government officials, and medical service providers.

Foundation for Development, Democracy and Human Rights (FODDHR)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include training community activists in Eastern Province of Sierra Leone to hold the government accountable for promoting economic rights by allocating sufficient resources to basic services and pressing for greater participation of women in local governance.

Sierra Leone Network on the Right to Food (SiLNoRF)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include research and awareness-raising on the effects of land-grabbing on local communities; building the capacity of communities, especially women, to advocate for their right to food and access to land; and pressing government and multinational corporations to adopt and implement policies and practices that enhance women’s access to land.

Society for Democratic Initiatives Sierra Leone (SDI-SL)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include strategic litigation, legal representation of the poor, and providing legal analysis and support to the national civil society movement.

Transparency International Sierra Leone (TISL)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include training community activists to monitor the expenditure of public funds on health, education, and development projects and to press the national government to hold high officials accountable for corruption.

United for the Protection of Human Rights Port Loko (UPHR)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include organizing women’s committees in chiefdoms in Port Loko District to challenge customary practices that violate women’s rights.

Women’s Action for Human Dignity (WAHD)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include challenging traditional practices that prevent girls from being educated, helping women seek justice for violence, and creating awareness around government obligations to fulfill women’s right to health.

Uganda

Action for Women and Awakening in Rural Environment (AWARE)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include human rights education, legal aid, and grassroots organizing in the economically-deprived, volatile Karamoja region.

Action Group For Health, Human Rights, and HIV/AIDS (AGHA)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include pressing for the right to health through training, human rights education, and legislative and policy reform.

African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME)
$10,000: $5,000 for ACME’s project to provide media training to three Fund grantees and research minority rights in the media; and $5,000 for general support of this organization.

Association for Reorientation and Rehabilitation of Teso Women for Development (TERREWODE)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing to improve the livelihood and status of women, human rights education, and training in Teso region in eastern Uganda.

Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP)
$25,000 for CEDOVIP’s project to mentor community-based women’s rights organizations and help them develop programs to challenge domestic violence.

Center for Reparation and Rehabilitation (CRR)
$5,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid for women and children affected by conflict and securing land tenure for rural inhabitants in northern Uganda.

East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP)
$25,000: $15,000 for EHAHRDP’s project to provide legal, technical, and medical assistance to minority human rights defenders under threat and $10,000 for EHAHRDP’s project, in collaboration with Icebreakers, to educate Ugandans about minority rights issues, provide medical and psycho-social support, and fight for the human rights of minorities in Uganda.

Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG)
$10,000 for EHAHRDP’s project, in collaboration with SMUG, to educate Ugandan authorities and the public on LGBTI rights, provide direct support to LGBTI people, and document human rights abuses.

Human Rights Focus (HURIFO)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include pressing government, military, and police officials to respect the rights of those recently displaced, documenting and reporting human rights abuses, and providing legal support to formerly displaced persons.

Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include raising awareness on the rights to health and education and pressing the government to fulfill its obligations to progressively realize economic and social rights.

Laroo Pece Women Association (LAPEWA)
$5,000 for general support. Activities include assisting children in conflict with the law, mediating family disputes involving separated children, and promoting children’s rights.

Law and Advocacy for Women in Uganda (LAW-Uganda)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include undertaking strategic litigation to promote women’s rights and providing legal aid to female victims of violence and discrimination in Uganda.

National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE)
$35,000: $20,000 for general support activities including documenting the human rights impacts of large infrastructure projects on local communities, encouraging civil society participation in sustainable management of natural resources, and strengthening local organizations’ capacity to promote environmental justice, and $15,000 for NAPE’s project to mentor three community-based organizations in the oil region through its Sustainability School.

National Foundation for Democracy and Human Rights in Uganda (NAFODU)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and reporting human rights violations against women, children, and other vulnerable populations and using the media to educate communities on women’s, children’s and economic, cultural, and social rights.

National Women’s Association for Social and Educational Advancement (NWASEA)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include working with community groups to promote women’s rights through increased participation of women in local government, promoting the education rights of girls, and raising awareness of women’s rights through public campaigns.

Platform for Labour Action (PLA)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include promoting women’s rights by working with community groups in Iganga and Lira Districts to protect girls engaged in petty trading against sexual assault and providing legal support and advice to women and girls involved in domestic work.

Queer Youth Uganda (QYU)
$10,000 for general support of this organization, whose activities include educating the LGBTI community on their rights, providing legal and psycho-social support to young persons who identify as LGBTI, and fighting discrimination against LGBTI people in Uganda.

Refugee Law Project (RLP)/Men of Hope
$5,000 for RLP’s project, in collaboration with Men of Hope, to raise awareness and promote the rights of male refugees who are victims of sexual violence and combat stigma and discrimination in their communities.

Refugee Law Project (RLP)
$20,000 for RLP’s project to provide legal aid and counseling to refugees and failed asylum seekers.

Teso Women Peace Activists (TEWPA)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include monitoring, documenting, and reporting human rights violations against women; grassroots organizing; and, providing legal aid to women victims of violence.


View Grants by Issue

The Fund works on a wide range of human rights issues. Our grants from a few of our largest programs are listed below.

Children’s Rights

Burma

Human Rights Education Institute of Burma/Equality Myanmar (HREIB/EQMM)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include providing human rights training to civil society actors and pressing for increased protections for the most marginalized populations including LGBT, women, and children.

Burundi

Association of Catholic Jurists of Burundi (AJCB)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to underage victims of human rights violations.

Association of Single Mothers for Peace and Development (AMC)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include assisting teenage mothers return to school and obtain birth certificates and other documents for their children.

Association for Peace and Human Rights (APDH)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include providing mediation services and legal aid to victims of land rights violations and educating communities in Ngozi, northern Burundi, about women’s and children’s rights.

Association for Protection of Prisoners and Human Rights (APRODH)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include denouncing human rights violations, juvenile justice and routine monitoring of places of detention.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Agape Highlands (AGAPE)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include pressing for the release of child soldiers and monitoring and reporting on children’s rights violations in the high plateau region of South Kivu.

Association for the Promotion and Defense of the Rights of the Human Person in the DemocraticRepublic of the Congo (Arche d’Alliance)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include human rights documentation and education, legal aid to rape survivors, and monitoring the return of refugees, including unaccompanied minors, to the DRC.

Maniema Young Women’s Association (AJFMa)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing, education, and legal aid in Maniema province to promote women’s and children’s rights.

Office of Volunteers in the Service of Women and Health (BVES)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include pressing for the release of child soldiers; monitoring, documenting, and reporting on children’s rights violations; and mentoring grassroots organizations to promote the rights of children affected by armed conflict in the Eastern DRC.

Justice and Peace Commission of Dungu-Doruma Diocese (CDJP)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include providing assistance to victims of LRA abuses, alerting communities to the presence of LRA fighters, and pressing national and international actors to bring an end to the conflict.

Coalition of Volunteers for Peace and Development (CVPD)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include providing psycho-social support and medical and legal referrals to young survivors of rape and sexual violence in Masisi.

Female Lawyers for the Rights of Women and Children (FJDF)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include educating communities in North Kivu about women’s rights and providing legal aid to female victims of sexual violence and discrimination.

Human Rights Maniema (HBM)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and reporting human rights violations in Maniema province and educating local communities about children’s rights.

Promotion and Support of Women’s Initiatives (PAIF)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include advocacy and education to promote women’s and girls’ rights and providing psychological, medical, and legal support to survivors of sexual violence in North Kivu.

Fizi Women in Solidarity for Family Well-Being (SOFIBEF)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing and education to promote women’s rights as well as psychological, medical, and legal support to survivors of sexual violence in Fizi, South Kivu.

Women’s Solidarity for Peace and Integrated Development (SOFEPADI)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include providing medical, social, and legal support to victims of sexual violence and promoting the enforcement of legal protections for women and girls in North Kivu.

Guinea

Guinean Women and Children’s Rights Organization (ADDEF)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include community organizing and education to challenge gender-based violence and discrimination and pressing for better policies to promote women’s rights.

Guinean Association for Rural Development and Mutual Assistance (ADREMGUI)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating local communities in Guinea Maritime about women’s rights, advocating for policies and practices that enhance women’s economic and social rights, raising awareness of the importance of sending girls to school, and training local officials in mining communities on provisions of the mining code that protect economic and environmental rights.

A Guinean Cause for Children in Difficulty (SAGUIPED)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include promoting and monitoring the implementation of government policies that better respect the rights of children.

India

Centre for Rural Studies and Development (CRSD)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing to promote Dalits’ rights to land, health, education for both women and children, and livelihoods and monitoring the Andhra Pradesh state government’s implementation of policies intended to promote economic and social rights.

Samarthan
$22,000 for general support. Activities include human rights training and education, media advocacy, and policy campaigns to challenge corruption, foster police reform, and promote the enforcement of economic and social rights protections for the poor, including women, children, laborers, Tribals, Dalits and nomadic tribes in Maharashtra.

Liberia

Defence for Children International – Liberia (DCI-Liberia)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documenting violations of children’s rights and pressing for juvenile justice reform to end unnecessary detention of children.

Movement for Labour Rights and Justice (MOLAJ)
$25,000 for MOLAJ’s project to educate logging, mining, and agricultural workers about their rights and press the Liberian government to promote labor rights and ban child labor in concession agreements with multinational corporations.

Women and Children Advocacy, Inc. (WOCAD)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include raising awareness of sexual and gender-based violence and providing support to survivors through counseling, emergency shelter, and referral to other services.

Morocco

Al Khaima Association (Al Khaima)
$40,000: $25,000 for general support. Activities include promoting the rights of migrants, especially those under the age of eighteen and $15,000 for a collaborative project with Centro de Derechos Humanos Fray Matías de Córdova in Mexico to promote better protections for migrant children

Pakistan

Green Rural Development Organization (GRDO)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating and mobilizing brick kiln and agricultural workers, public protests, and advocacy to fight for labor rights and release bonded laborers, included families with children, in Sindh province.

Insan Dost Association (IDA)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating and mobilizing brick kiln workers to abolish the practice of bonded labor in parts of Punjab province.

Roshni Research and Development Welfare Organization (Roshni)
$15,000: $10,000 for general support. Activities include investigation, research, documentation, and advocacy for the rights of missing and exploited children and marginalized religious minorities in Karachi. $5,000 additional one-time project support grant to create a manual on volunteering and local fundraising.

VISION
$30,000 for general support. Activities include defending the rights and welfare of sexual minorities, sex workers, children, and other religious minorities through outreach, crisis intervention, and litigation.

Philippines

Philippine Human Rights Information Center (PhilRights)
$35,000: $25,000 for general support, activities include providing human rights education with an emphasis on youth, and $10,000 for its project with Kasibu Intertribal Response for Ecological Development (KIRED) to resist harmful mining operations in Kasibu.

Sierra Leone

Action for Community Task (ACT)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include training traditional leaders, police, and government officials in the remote Pujehun district to implement national legislation that protects women’s and children’s rights.

Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (CDHR)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include helping young victims of violence access the justice system and challenging the practice of female genital mutilation.

Defence for Children International Sierra Leone (DCI-SL)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include documenting human rights abuses committed against children in the justice system and pressing for the implementation of policies that protect children’s rights.

Women’s Action for Human Dignity (WAHD)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include challenging traditional practices that prevent girls from being educated, helping women seek justice for violence, and creating awareness around government obligations to fulfill women’s right to health.

Tunisia

Amal Association for Families and Children (Amal-Tunisie)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal support to single mothers and their children and educating women about their rights.

Uganda

Center for Reparation and Rehabilitation (CRR)
$5,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid for women and children affected by conflict and securing land tenure for rural inhabitants in northern Uganda.

Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include raising awareness on the rights to health and education for young people and pressing the government to fulfill its obligations to progressively realize economic and social rights.

Laroo Pece Women Association (LAPEWA)
$5,000 for general support. Activities include assisting children in conflict with the law, mediating family disputes involving separated children, and promoting children’s rights.

National Foundation for Democracy and Human Rights in Uganda (NAFODU)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and reporting human rights violations against women, children, and other vulnerable populations and using the media to educate communities on women’s, children’s and economic, cultural, and social rights.

National Women’s Association for Social and Educational Advancement (NWASEA)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include working with community groups to promote women’s rights through increased participation of women in local government, promoting the education rights of girls, and raising awareness of women’s rights through public campaigns.

Platform for Labour Action (PLA)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include promoting women’s rights by working with community groups in Iganga and Lira Districts to protect girls engaged in petty trading against sexual assault and providing legal support and advice to women and girls involved in domestic work.

Teso Women Peace Activists (TEWPA)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include monitoring, documenting, and reporting human rights violations against women; grassroots organizing; and, providing legal aid to women victims of violence.

Justice and Rule of Law

Burma

Human Rights Education Institute of Burma/Equality Myanmar (HREIB/EQMM)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include providing comprehensive human rights training to civil society actors and pressing for increased protections for the most marginalized populations including LGBTI people, women, and children.

Human Rights Education Institute of Burma/Equality Myanmar (LCM)
$10,000 for HREIB’s project in collaboration with LCM to provide legal aid and education, conduct human rights legal training for lawyers and paralegals, and press for increased legal protections to combat violence against women.

Human Rights Education Institute of Burma/Equality Myanmar (U Kyaw Myint)
$18,000 for HREIB’s project in collaboration with U Kyaw Myint to provide legal aid to indigent people, file test cases to strengthen justice system reform, press for the repeal of repressive laws, and train the next generation of lawyers to generate additional support for legal system reform.

Burundi

Association of Catholic Jurists of Burundi (AJCB)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to victims of human rights violations.

Association for Protection of Prisoners and Human Rights (APRODH)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include denouncing human rights violations and routine monitoring of places of detention.

Forum for Civil Society Strengthening (FORSC)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include advocacy around issues of corruption, good governance, and the creation of transitional justice mechanisms and building the capacity of civil society organizations to denounce human rights violations.

Action and Speech for the Evolution of Mentality (PARCEM)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include pressing the Burundian government to put an end to corruption and denouncing human rights abuses.

Solidarity and Action for Peace (SAP-GL)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include mediation for those recently displaced and coordination of the activities of Uvira-based human rights organizations to strengthen advocacy campaigns.

Democratic Republic of Congo

Action Against Impunity for Human Rights (ACIDH)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include monitoring and reporting on human rights abuses, pressing the provincial and national governments to pass laws to protect citizens, and working with communities adversely affected by resource extraction.

African Resources Watch (AFREWATCH)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include research and reporting on abusive corporate mining practices in the DRC and Zambia and pressing the national and provincial governments to pass laws and policies to protect communities adversely affected by mining.

Action for the Promotion and Defense of the Underprivileged (APRODEPED)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to victims of human rights violations including those related to corporate mining practices.

Association for the Promotion and Defense of the Rights of the Human Person in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Arche d’Alliance)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include human rights documentation and education, legal aid to rape survivors, and monitoring the return of refugees to the DRC.

Association of Congolese Women Lawyers, Maniema (AFEJUCO)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to female survivors of rape and sexual violence and educating communities about women’s rights in Maniema province.

Maniema Young Women’s Association (AJFMa)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing, education, and legal aid in Maniema province to promote women’s and children’s rights.

Research Center on the Environment, Democracy and Human Rights (CREDDHO)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include documenting human rights violations in North Kivu and reporting on human rights abuses related to mining in conflict areas.

Center for Education, Facilitation and Defense of Human Rights (CEADHO)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and reporting on human rights violations in Fizi and Mwenga, South Kivu and monitoring prisons and detention centers.

Female Lawyers for the Rights of Women and Children (FJDF)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include educating communities in North Kivu about women’s rights and providing legal aid to female victims of sexual violence and discrimination.

Human Rights Maniema (HBM)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and reporting human rights violations in Maniema province and educating local communities about children’s rights.

Congolese Initiative for Justice and Peace (ICJP)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include pressing the government to reform the justice system and providing legal aid to rape survivors in South Kivu.

Promotion and Support of Women’s Initiatives (PAIF)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include advocacy and education to promote women’s rights and providing psychological, medical, and legal support to survivors of sexual violence in North Kivu.

Fizi Women in Solidarity for Family Well-Being (SOFIBEF)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing and education to promote women’s rights as well as psychological, medical, and legal support to survivors of sexual violence in Fizi, South Kivu.

Solidarity and Exchange for Integrated Development (SEDI)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documentation and reporting of women’s rights violations in the haut plateau of South Kivu and educating communities on harmful practices that violate children’s rights.

Women’s Solidarity for Peace and Integrated Development (SOFEPADI)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include providing medical, social, and legal support to victims of sexual violence and promoting the enforcement of legal protections for women in North Kivu.

Guatemala

Rabinal Public Legal Clinic (Bufete)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include litigating grave human rights violations before national and international courts, providing legal aid and psychosocial support to female victims of violence, and promoting community healing in the wake of the civil war.

Association of Displaced People of Rio Negro (COCAHICH)
$25,000 for ASCRA’s project in collaboration with COCAHICH to campaign for reparations from the Guatemalan government, the World Bank, and the Inter-American Development Bank for communities affected by the Río Negro Massacre associated with the construction of the Chixoy Dam.

Association of Women Transforming the World (MTM)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include strategic litigation of cases of violence against women, including sexual violence, before national and international courts, as well as workshops and psycho-social support for women, including girls and adolescents, to prevent sexual and domestic violence.

Human Rights Legal Clinic (BJDH)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include forming a strong team of lawyers to litigate cases of rights abuses before national and international courts, including cases of genocide and crimes against humanity, and sharing strategies and lessons in strategic litigation with other organizations in Guatemala.

Team for Community Studies and Psychosocial Action (ECAP)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include providing psycho-social support to victims of emblematic cases of grave rights abuses that occurred during the civil war, contributing to their search for truth and justice, the comprehensive reparation of damage and the prevention of ongoing violence.

The Center for Human Rights Legal Action (CALDH)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include promoting the rule of law by prosecuting cases at the national and international levels against high-level officials responsible for genocide and crimes against humanity.

Human Rights Defenders Protection Unit (UDEFEGUA)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include documenting attacks on human rights defenders, providing security training to activists working in dangerous conditions, providing security for witnesses in high-profile justice litigation, and strengthening the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders.

Guinea

Guinean Women and Children’s Rights Organization (ADDEF)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include community organizing and education to challenge gender-based violence and discrimination, providing legal services to improve women’s access to the justice system, and pressing for better policies to promote women’s rights.

Guinean Center for Development Training and Education (CEGUIFED)
$15,000 for CEGUIFED’s project to promote women’s rights in Guinea Maritime through education, providing legal services to women, and grassroots organizing.

Youth Coalition for the Defense of the Rights of Victims of Violence in Guinea (COJEDEV)
$13,000: $10,000 for general support. Activities include pressing for accountability for victims of human rights abuses in Guinea, and $3,000 to support the implementation of its strategic plan and to acquire much-needed office equipment.

Equal Rights for All (MDT)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include legal defense for the poor, monitoring of prison conditions, and improving the justice system.

A Guinean Cause for Children in Difficulty (SAGUIPED)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include promoting and monitoring the implementation of government policies that better respect the rights of children.

Honduras

Committee of Family Members of Disappeared Migrants in Progreso (COFAMIPRO)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include helping family members of disappeared migrants to find their loved ones as well as participating in regional efforts to obtain truth and justice in cases of disappeared migrants that include Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador.

San Alonso Rodriguez Foundation (COPA)
$15,000 for San Alonso Rodriguez Foundation’s project in collaboration with COPA to document and report human rights violations in the Bajo Aguán region and provide legal aid and campaign support to campesino movements in the face of increasing attacks, threats, and criminalization.

Team for Research and Investigation (ERIC)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include litigating cases of rights abuses before national and international courts and conducting research, trainings, and strategic communication through community radio and printed materials on the human rights situation in Honduras and in support of other Fund grantees in the country.

Environment Fund (MADJ)
$20,000 for Environment Fund’s project in collaboration with MADJ to raise the profile of ongoing attacks against and criminalization of human rights defenders, particularly those protecting land and resource rights, and providing legal defense when activists face legal harassment, attacks, or threats against their lives.

India

Jan Sahas Social Development Society (Jan Sahas)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include legal and human rights education, grassroots organizing, legal aid, and campaigns to promote the human rights of Dalits, particularly women, in Madhya Pradesh.

Jana Sanghati Kendra (JSK)/Shramajivee Mahila Samity (SMS)
$35,000: $30,000 to support JSK’s project, in collaboration with Shramajivee Mahila Samity (SMS), to organize poor communities to defend and claim their labor rights and land rights, promote access to justice, and provide legal aid to domestic violence survivors in West Bengal, and $5,000 for its project to strengthen the movement of workers in the informal sector.

Sanchaya Nele
$35,000: $30,000 for general support. Activities include human rights education, grassroots organizing, crisis intervention, and policy campaigns to promote the human rights of Dalits, particularly women, as well as Tribals, Muslims, and other marginalized minorities, and $5,000 for its project with KDMV to promote the rights of Dalit women in Karnataka.

Liberia

Community Humanitarian Advocacy Development (COHADO)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating women about laws that protect women’s rights and helping female victims of violence bring legal charges against their attackers in Bong County.

Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include pursuing strategic litigation to challenge gender-based violence and promote women’s rights.

Foundation for Human Rights and Democracy (FOHRD)
$25,000 for FOHRD’s project to highlight corruption and its impact on human rights, raise awareness among policy makers and the public about these issues, press for laws and policies that promote greater transparency and more powers to the institutions combating corruption, and press for transparency and community participation in natural resource management.

National Institute for Public Opinion (NIPO)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include helping female victims of violence seek justice in Sinoe County through human rights training, reporting, and community organizing.

Rescue Alternatives Liberia (RAL)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include monitoring prison conditions in Monrovia and in rural areas to document human rights abuses and campaigning for government policies to eradicate torture.

Rural Human Rights Activists Programme (RHRAP)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include promoting respect for the rule of law and reform of the criminal justice system through mobilizing and training local people to understand and monitor the criminal justice system, building the capacity of judicial personnel, and advocating for reforms to the system.

Zorzor District Women Care, Inc. (ZODWOCA)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating women, local leaders, and customary and statutory court officials about women’s rights to inheritance and to live free from violence.

Mexico

Fray Juan de Larios Human Rights Center (Fray Juan)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documenting forced disappearances, including disappeared migrants, and supporting and advising families of the disappeared to obtain truth and justice in their cases.

Fray Juan de Larios Human Rights Center (FUUNDEM)
$12,500 for Fray Juan de Larios’ project in collaboration with FUUNDEM to support committees of family members of victims of forced disappearance in the states of Coahuila, Chihuahua, Mexico, Guanajuato, and Nuevo León in their search for truth and justice.

Citizens in Support of Human Rights (CADHAC)
$12,500 for general support. Activities include documenting and litigating cases of forced disappearance in the state of Nuevo León, and supporting and advising families of the disappeared to obtain truth and justice in their cases.

Foundation for Justice and Democratic Rule of Law (FJEDD)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include advocacy, documentation, and litigation to obtain truth and justice in cases of migrants from Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Mexico who have disappeared in their transit through Mexico to the United States.

Indignation, Promotion, and Defense of Human Rights (Indignación)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include litigating cases before national and international courts to protect and promote the rights of indigenous peoples, LGBTI individuals, and women in the Yucatán Peninsula as well as strengthening the capacity of local groups and communities to monitor and report human rights violations.

Mexican Institute for Human Rights and Democracy (IMDHD)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include promoting security and justice reform and challenging discrimination against women, indigenous people, and individuals with disabilities through policy proposals and use of national and international recourses.

Justice for Our Daughters (Justicia)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to the families of victims of gender-based violence in Chihuahua and working with local and state authorities to ensure cases of grave human rights violations, particularly femicides and forced disappearances, are investigated adequately and in accordance with international human rights standards.

Mexican Commission for the Defense and Promotion of Human Rights (Comisión)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include litigating cases or rights abuses before national and international courts and ensuring implementation of legal and policy reform with regard to gender-based violence and protection of human rights defenders.

Northern Crossing Human Rights Center (Paso del Norte)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and litigating cases of rights abuses, particularly torture and forced disappearances, before national and international courts, and providing legal aid and psycho-social support to victims of these abuses in Ciudad Juárez.

Miguel Agustín Pro Juarez Human Rights Center (PRODH)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include litigating cases of rights abuses before national and international courts, public education and media campaigns to raise awareness of key human rights issues, and training local organizations on strategic media outreach, human rights documentation, and advocacy.

“All Rights for All” Network (RED TDT)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include building the capacity of its seventy-two member organizations based throughout the country, with a particular focus on increasing awareness of the situation of human rights defenders and promoting protection mechanisms and security measures.

Tlachinollan Human Rights Center (Tlachinollan)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and litigating emblematic cases of human rights violations before national and international courts, promoting public policies and legislation to protect and guarantee indigenous and migrant rights, and working with indigenous communities in the state of Guerrero in the defense of their land and resource rights.

Victoria Diez Human Rights Center (Victoria Diez)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include pressing for public policies that prevent and punish gender-based violence in the state of Guanajuato, promoting women’s rights in marginalized communities, as well as documenting grave human rights abuses such as forced disappearances.

Women’s Human Rights Center (CEDEHM)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to female victims of violence, documenting and litigating cases of rights abuses before national and international courts, and supporting organizations and individual human rights defenders to develop security plans and implement security measures.

Morocco

Khemisset Young Lawyers Association (AJAK)
$45,000: $25,000 for general support. Activities include educating judges, lawyers, and civil society organizations about laws protecting the rights of women and children; promoting the independence of the judiciary; and combating corruption; $20,000 for its project to combat corruption in Khemisset.

National Organization of Young Lawyers in Morocco (ANJAM)
$20,000 for general support of this organization whose activities include legal aid for victims of human rights violations and promoting a more independent judiciary free of corruption.

Pakistan

Human Development Organization (HDO)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documentation, monitoring, and advocacy to combat the practice of torture and protect prisoners’ rights.

Justice Project Society (JPP)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include strategic litigation and legal aid for capital defendants and victims of torture in Pakistan and Azad Kashmir.

Philippines

Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include documenting labor rights violations, building the capacity of workers to protect and promote their rights, and advocating for labor rights protections.

National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include coordinating a network of human rights lawyers to provide legal aid to victims of abuses and advocating for legal and policy reforms to promote the rights of victims of enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings.

Pro-Labor Legal Assistance Center (PLACE)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include legal aid, impact litigation, education, and legislative advocacy to protect and promote labor rights.

Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documenting human rights violations, training human rights defenders, advocacy on behalf of political prisoners and detainees, and building the capacity of indigenous communities to resist large-scale mining operations threatening their land and resources.

United Youth of the Philippines-Women (UnYPhil-Women)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include monitoring, documenting, and reporting women’s rights violations in conflict-affected Mindanao.

Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau (WLB)
$17,000 for general support. Activities include challenging gender-based violence and discrimination in local communities and conducting national, regional, and international advocacy to promote women’s rights.

Sierra Leone

Action for Community Task (ACT)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include training traditional leaders, police, and government officials in the remote Pujehun district to implement national legislation that protects women’s and children’s rights.

Action Plus
$10,000 for general support. Activities include working to prevent violence against women by raising awareness of national laws that protect women and providing pro bono legal aid and psycho-social support for victims of sexual and gender-based violence.

Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL-SL)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include pressing for judicial accountability by monitoring criminal cases within the national court system, the Anti-Corruption Commission, and local customary courts and educating the public about judicial proceedings.

Foundation for Development, Democracy and Human Rights (FODDHR)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include training community activists in Eastern Province of Sierra Leone to hold the government accountable for promoting economic rights by allocating sufficient resources to basic services and pressing for greater participation of women in local governance.

Society for Democratic Initiatives Sierra Leone (SDI-SL)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include strategic litigation, legal representation of the poor, and providing legal analysis and support to the national civil society movement.

Transparency International Sierra Leone (TISL)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include training community activists to monitor the expenditure of public funds on health, education, and development projects and to press the national government to hold high officials accountable for corruption.

Thailand

Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF)
$25,000 for HRDF’s project to pursue test case litigation, document abuses, advocate for reform, and strengthen the capacity of communities to protect and promote migrant rights.

The Council of Work and Environment Related Patients’ Network of Thailand (WEPT)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include promoting occupational health and safety protections and building the capacity of workers to monitor labor rights violations.

Uganda

Center for Reparation and Rehabilitation (CRR)
$5,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid for women and children affected by conflict and securing land tenure for rural inhabitants in northern Uganda.

East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP)
$15,000 for EHAHRDP’s project to provide legal, technical, and medical assistance to minority human rights defenders under threat.

Human Rights Focus (HURIFO)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include pressing government, military, and police officials to respect the rights of those recently displaced, documenting and reporting human rights abuses, and providing legal support to formerly displaced persons.

Law and Advocacy for Women in Uganda (LAW-Uganda)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include undertaking strategic litigation to promote women’s rights and providing legal aid to female victims of violence and discrimination in Uganda.

National Foundation for Democracy and Human Rights in Uganda (NAFODU)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and reporting human rights violations against women, children, and other vulnerable populations and using the media to educate communities on women’s, children’s and economic, cultural, and social rights.

Platform for Labour Action (PLA)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include promoting women’s rights by working with community groups in Iganga and Lira Districts to protect girls engaged in petty trading against sexual assault and providing legal support and advice to women and girls involved in domestic work.

Refugee Law Project (RLP)
$20,000 for RLP’s project to provide legal aid and counseling to refugees and failed asylum seekers.

Teso Women Peace Activists (TEWPA)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include monitoring, documenting, and reporting human rights violations against women; grassroots organizing; and, providing legal aid to women victims of violence.

LGBTI, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Burma

Human Rights Education Institute of Burma/Equality Myanmar (HREIB/EQMM)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include providing comprehensive human rights training to civil society actors and pressing for increased protections for the most marginalized populations including LGBTI people, women, and children.

Burundi

Humure
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating human rights organizations about LGBTI rights and providing medical and judicial accompaniment to LGBTI persons.

Democratic Republic of Congo

Rainbow Sunrise Mapambazuko (RSM)
$5,000 for general support. Activities include education, coordination, and outreach to those who identify as LGBTI and networking with other organizations to build respect for LGBTI rights in South Kivu.

Honduras

Women’s Rights Center (Cattrachas)
$12,500 for Women’s Rights Center’s project in collaboration with Cattrachas to document cases of human rights abuses against LGBT people, litigate them before national and international courts, and ensure implementation of legislation and policy that protect rights to sexual orientation and gender identity.

India

Aneka
$30,000 for general support of this organization. Activities include training and supporting emerging LGBTI rights and sex workers’ groups, holding consultative meetings, conducting research, and building networks.

Sampada Grameen Mahila Sanstha (SANGRAM)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include HIV/AIDS education and services; grassroots organizing of sex workers, migrant workers, and sexual minorities in Maharashtra; and campaigning to challenge discrimination that fuels harassment and violence against sex workers and sexual minorities.

Sangama
$25,000 for general support. Activities include crisis intervention, HIV/AIDS education and services, human rights campaigns, and mentoring emerging rights groups in southern India.

Sangama (Salaam Initiative)
$30,000 for Sangama’s project in collaboration with Salaam Initiative to train and support emerging sexuality rights and sex workers’ groups, hold consultative meetings, conduct research, and form networks.

Sanhita (Pratyay)
$25,000 for Sanhita’s project, in collaboration with Pratyay Gender Trust, to provide sexual minorities with human rights education, crisis intervention, and safe shelter, and to organize campaigns to challenge harassment, discrimination, and violence against sexual minorities in West Bengal.

Vikalp Women’s Group (Vikalp)
$18,000 for general support. Activities include enabling survivors of domestic violence to access justice through alternative courts led by Dalit and Tribal women and provide safe spaces and crisis intervention for LGBTI persons.

Liberia

Stop AIDS in Liberia (SAIL)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include working to end discrimination against LGBTI persons, promoting LGBTI persons’ right to access health services, and demanding government intervention to prevent violence against LGBTI persons.

Mexico

Collective for Family Health (CIFAM)
$20,000 for CIFAM’s project to promote youth sexual and reproductive rights, including access to information and health care services, for marginalized urban and rural communities in Chiapas.

Choose Youth Sexual and Reproductive Rights Network (ELIGE)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include increasing civic participation of youth, particularly young women, at the national and regional levels, supporting them to promote and defend their sexual and reproductive rights, and advocating to decrease criminalization against them.

Indignation, Promotion, and Defense of Human Rights (Indignación)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include litigating cases before national and international courts to protect and promote the rights of indigenous peoples, LGBTI individuals, and women in the Yucatán Peninsula as well as strengthening the capacity of local groups and communities to monitor and report human rights violations.

Pakistan

VISION
$30,000 for general support. Activities include defending the rights and welfare of sexual minorities, sex workers, children, and other religious minorities through outreach, crisis intervention, and litigation.

Philippines

Babaylanes
$10,000 for general support. Activities include educating university students about LGBT rights and helping students organize LGBT associations to press for university and public policies that respect and protect their rights.

GALANG Philippines, Inc. (GALANG)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include educating lesbians in low-income, urban areas about their human rights and organizing campaigns to challenge discrimination against LGBT people that limits their access to education, health care, and employment.

Rainbow Rights Project, Inc. (R-Rights)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to LGBTI people whose rights have been violated, litigating test cases to expand jurisprudence on LGBTI rights, and building alliances with mainstream human rights organizations and lawyers to generate additional support for LGBTI rights.

TLF Sexuality, Health, and Rights Educators Collective (TLF Share)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include educating gay and bisexual men and transgender women about their rights, pressing for public policies that expand rights protections, and facilitating access to legal and social support for victims of rights abuses.

Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau (WLB)
$17,000 for general support. Activities include challenging gender-based violence and discrimination in local communities and conducting national, regional, and international advocacy to promote women’s rights.

Sierra Leone

Dignity Association (Dignity)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include working to end violence and discrimination against LGBTI persons in Sierra Leone through education and outreach with human rights organizations, government officials, and medical service providers.

Thailand

Anjaree Group (Anjaree)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include challenging rights abuses related to sexual orientation and gender identity by leading campaigns against discriminatory practices, policy, and law.

Foundation for SOGI Rights and Justice (FORSOGI)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include organizing training workshops and strategy development meetings to build the capacity of activists to promote LGBTI rights more effectively and to develop strategic litigation to challenge discrimination against LGBTI people.

Resource Rights and Corporate Accountability

Burma

Human Rights Education Institute of Burma/Equality Myanmar (Olive Branch)
$5,000 for HREIB’s project in collaboration with Olive Branch to mobilize communities and conduct human rights training, documentation, and advocacy related to the human rights impacts of development projects in south central Burma.

Shwe Gas Movement (SGM)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include conducting regional and international advocacy to highlight the human rights impacts of mega-development and extractive projects particularly in Rakhine and Shan state, and producing and distributing publications and other materials on the impacts of the extractive industries in Burma.

Democratic Republic of Congo

Action Against Impunity for Human Rights (ACIDH)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include monitoring and reporting on human rights abuses, pressing the provincial and national governments to pass laws to protect citizens, and working with communities adversely affected by resource extraction.

Action for Christian Human Rights Activists in Shabunda (ACADHOSHA)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include documenting human rights abuses related to corporate mining and advocating for improved laws to protect communities affected by resource extraction.

Action for the Promotion and Defense of the Underprivileged (APRODEPED)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to victims of human rights violations including those related to corporate mining practices.

African Resources Watch (AFREWATCH)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include research and reporting on abusive corporate mining practices in the DRC and Zambia and pressing the national and provincial governments to pass laws and policies to protect communities adversely affected by mining.

Office of Scientific and Technical Studies (BEST)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include promoting the economic and social rights of communities affected by mining and advocating for increased corporate social benefits for those communities.

Research Center on the Environment, Democracy and Human Rights (CREDDHO)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include documenting human rights violations in North Kivu and reporting on human rights abuses related to mining in conflict areas.

Platform of Likasi Human Rights Activists (PADHOLIK)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include education, documentation, and reporting to promote the rights of communities affected by corporate mining.

Guatemala

Coordinating Committee of Associations and Communities for the Integral Development of the Ch’orti Region (COMUNDICH)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include helping indigenous communities protect their land and resource rights by securing legal title to their traditional lands and strengthening their indigenous authorities.

Higher Standard of Living Association (Consejo Wuxhtaj)
$15,000 for Asociación para el Buen Vivir’s project in collaboration with Consejo Wuxhtaj to challenge mining operations and hydroelectric dams that threaten communities’ lands and resources, promote and defend indigenous communities right to provide free, prior, and informed consent to development projects and develop national and regional strategies for the defense of land and resource rights and to hold governments and corporations accountable for rights abuses.

Ceiba Association for Community Development (CEIBA)
$25,000 for CEIBA’s project to work with indigenous communities to challenge threats posed by mining operations to their land and resource rights, and to share strategies for the defense of land and resource rights with affected communities in other parts of Guatemala and in other countries in Mesoamerica.

Peace and Ecology Commission (COPAE)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documenting the health and environmental impacts of mining in indigenous communities and challenging mining concessions granted without securing free, prior, and informed consent of affected communities.

Integral Agricultural Cooperative “Workers Organization for Resistance and Autonomy” (La Otra Cooperativa)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include working with community-based organizations to develop strategies to defend their lands and resources and conducting research on the relationship between organized crime and political power in Guatemala.

The Petén Front against Hydroelectric Dams (Frente Petenero)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include supporting eighty communities whose lands and resources are being threatened by the construction of hydroelectric dams in the region of Petén and conducting community consultations regarding these projects that threaten their livelihoods.

Tz’ununijá’ Indigenous Women’s Movement (Tz’ununijá’)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include supporting indigenous women in ten departments in Guatemala to advocate for their rights and working with indigenous women’s rights defenders, particularly those defending land and resource rights.

Human Rights Defenders Protection Unit (La Puya)
$10,000 for UDEFEGUA’s project in collaboration with the movement of La Puya, to contribute to the sustainability of their movement to defend of their land and resource rights in the face of the Radius Gold mining project and for the legal defense of their members who have been criminalized.

United Association of Northern Indigenous Farmers (UNICAN)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include assisting indigenous communities to obtain land and secure it with legal titles, as well as educating communities on land and resource rights.

Guinea

Guinean Association for Rural Development and Mutual Assistance (ADREMGUI)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating local communities in Guinea Maritime about women’s rights, advocating for policies and practices that enhance women’s economic and social rights, raising awareness of the importance of sending girls to school, and training local officials in mining communities on provisions of the mining code that protect economic and environmental rights.

International Center of Commerce for Development (CECIDE)
$20,000 for CECIDE’s project to assist communities affected by the exploitation of natural resources in Haute Guinea and Guinea Maritime.

Honduras

Mother Earth Association (Madre Tierra)
$5,000 for general support. Activities include coordinating volunteers to document and address health harms caused by mining operations and developing regional strategies to hold corporations and governments accountable for abuses of health and environmental rights and failing to secure the free, prior, and informed consent of communities.

Civic Council of Popular Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH)
$12,500 for general support. Activities include education, awareness raising and community organizing to defend and promote the rights of the Lenca peoples of western Honduras, specifically the right to free, prior and informed consent with regard to corporate development projects that will affect their lands and resources.

Honduran Institute for Environnemental Law (CAVS)
$10,000 for IDAMHO’s project in collaboration with the Comité Valle de Siria (CAVS) to document health harms in the communities of Valle de Siria caused by Goldcorp’s San Martin Mine, and participate actively in formulating and carrying out regional strategies to hold Goldcorp accountable for these harms.

Team for Research and Investigation (ERIC)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include litigating cases of rights abuses before national and international courts and conducting research, trainings, and strategic communication through community radio and printed materials on the human rights situation in Honduras and in support of other Fund grantees in the country.

Environment Fund (MADJ)
$20,000 for Environment Fund’s project in collaboration with MADJ to raise the profile of ongoing attacks against and criminalization of human rights defenders, particularly those protecting land and resource rights, and providing legal defense when activists face legal harassment, attacks, or threats against their lives.

San Alonso Rodriguez Foundation (COPA)
$15,000 for San Alonso Rodriguez Foundation’s project in collaboration with COPA to document and report human rights violations in the Bajo Aguán region and provide legal aid and campaign support to campesino movements in the face of increasing attacks, threats, and criminalization.

Honduran Black Fraternal Organization (OFRANEH)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include litigation before national and international courts, public education, and community organizing to defend the land and resource rights of forty-seven indigenous Garífuna communities, with a specific focus on promoting their right to provide free, prior, and informed consent to development projects that would affect their land and livelihoods.

India

Bindrai Institute for Research Study & Action (BIRSA)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include protecting indigenous, Tribal, and Dalit rights to their land, forest, and natural resources through fact-finding and investigation, building and strengthening community organizations, developing leadership within affected communities, and monitoring and advocacy.

Community Awareness and Research Education Trust (CARE-T)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include organizing fisherfolk in Tamil Nadu to demand their economic and social rights, including proper implementation of social security and housing programs.

Centre for Workers’ Management (CWM)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include protecting indigenous, Tribal, and Dalit rights to their land, forest, and natural resources through fact-finding and investigation, building and strengthening community organizations, developing leadership within affected communities, and monitoring and advocacy.

Developing Initiatives in Social and Human Action (DISHA)
$30,000 in general support. Activities include human rights training, grassroots organizing, and policy advocacy, including working to defend the forest rights of Tribals.

Elgar Pratishthan (Elgar)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing, human rights education, and legal aid to promote the land, water, and labor rights of Tribals in Maharashtra.

Yakshi
$40,000: $30,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing and policy advocacy on forest rights and food sovereignty. $10,000 for its project to build the capacity of Adivasi leadership

Liberia

Foundation for Community Initiatives (FCI)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include conducting research, advocacy, and community mobilization to promote women’s access to and ownership of land, and increasing the participation of women and residents of rural communities in the management of land and natural resources.

Foundation for Human Rights and Democracy (FOHRD)
$25,000 for FOHRD’s project to highlight corruption and its impact on human rights, raise awareness among policy makers and the public about these issues, press for laws and policies that promote greater transparency, especially in resource sectors, and more powers to the institutions combating corruption, and press for transparency and community participation in natural resource management.

Green Advocates International (Green Advocates)
$66,000: $30,000 for general support and $36,000 for Green Advocates’ project to provide the Alliance for Rural Development with strategic guidance and technical assistance (Community-based Human Rights Defenders Project).

Movement for Labour Rights and Justice (MOLAJ)
$25,000 for MOLAJ’s project to educate logging, mining, and agricultural workers about their rights and press the Liberian government to promote labor rights in concession agreements with multinational corporations.

Rural Human Rights Activists Programme (RHRAP)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include promoting respect for the rule of law and reform of the criminal justice system through mobilizing and training local people to understand and monitor the criminal justice system and mediate conflicts with mining companies, building the capacity of judicial personnel, and advocating for reforms to the system.

Mexico

Social and Environmental Collective Action (ACS)
$5,000 for ACS’s project with a group of human rights lawyers to take advantage of recent reforms in the amparo law to challenge mining concessions that were granted without securing the free, prior, and informed consent of indigenous communities.

Jalisco Indigenous Support Association (AJAGI)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include bringing legal cases to recover indigenous Huichol lands that were confiscated or illegally occupied by others and challenging mining operations that threaten communities’ lands, resources, and sacred sites.

Otros Mundos
$60,000 for general support. Activities include working with local organizations and rural and indigenous communities, as well as with coalitions on a national and Mesoamerican level, to develop strategies to defend land and resource rights in the face of mega development projects, particularly mining.

Comprehensive Process for the Self-Determination of Peoples (PIAP)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documenting health harms by mining companies in Mexico and developing regional strategies to hold corporations and governments accountable for abuses of health and environmental rights and the right of communities to provide free, prior, and informed consent to projects that would affect them.

Project on Organizing, Development, Education, and Research (PODER)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include building the capacity of civil society organizations to conduct corporate research that contributes to exposing corruption and challenging impunity and human rights violations related to corporate practices.

Project for Economic and Social Rights (PRODESC)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include defending and promoting labor rights and working with both workers and affected communities to hold corporations, particularly mining companies, accountable for abuses.

Service to the Mixe People (SERMIXE)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include protecting indigenous land rights by using traditional normative systems of indigenous communities in the state of Oaxaca.

Tequio Jurídico (Colectivo Oaxaqueño)
$20,000 for Tequio Jurídico’s project, in collaboration with Colectivo Oaxaqueño, to provide legal and strategic support to a coalition of indigenous land rights groups in southern Mexico working to defend land and resource rights in the face of mega development projects.

Tlachinollan Human Rights Center (Tlachinollan)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and litigating emblematic cases of human rights violations before national and international courts, promoting public policies and legislation to protect and guarantee indigenous and migrant rights, and working with indigenous communities in the state of Guerrero in the defense of their land and resource rights.

Pakistan

Interactive Resource Centre (IRC)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include helping communities produce documentaries and popular theater performances across the country to document human rights problems and foster dialogues and campaigns to resolve them.Parah Development Foundation (MAUJ)
$20,000 for Parah’s project, in collaboration with MAUJ, to educate and mobilize local communities whose land, resources, and livelihoods are threatened and those forcibly displaced by large development projects.Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF)
$35,000: $30,000 for general support. Activities include defending the rights of fisherfolk communities through grassroots organizing and policy reform. $5,000 for its capacity-building project.

Roshni Tarqiyati Tanzeem (RTT)
$10,000: $5,000 for general support. Activities include defending the rights of rural communities in Sindh through grassroots organizing, litigation and advocacy with oil and gas companies and local government. $5,000 for a capacity-building sub grant to Desert Educational Cooperative Society.

SAMI Foundation (SAMI)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include protecting the rights of rural communities to their rights to land and livelihoods, through building and strengthening community organizations, developing leadership within affected communities, and monitoring and advocacy with the state government and the coal extractives industry.

Sarhad Awami Forestry Ittehad (SAFI)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include enabling rural communities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province to demand their resource rights by developing and strengthening community leadership within affected communities, and monitoring and advocacy with the Forest Department and forestland owners.

Trust for Development Studies and Practices (TDSP)
$37,500: $25,000 for general support. Activities include education, training, and community outreach to promote civic participation and human rights in Balochistan. $10,000 to support its human rights fellowships program. $2,500 for its one year capacity-building subgrant.

Philippines

Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center-Kasama sa Kalikasan (LRC-KsK)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include legal, policy, and campaign support to indigenous peoples and upland rural communities struggling against threats to their land and resources.

Philippine Human Rights Information Center (PhilRights)
$35,000: $25,000 for general support, and $10,000 for its project with Kasibu Intertribal Response for Ecological Development (KIRED) to resist harmful mining operations in Kasibu.

Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documenting human rights violations, training human rights defenders, advocacy on behalf of political prisoners and detainees, and building the capacity of indigenous communities to resist large-scale mining operations threatening their land and resources.

Sierra Leone

Community Advocacy and Development Movement (CADEM)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include campaigning for the rights of rural communities that have been displaced by strip mining operations in Southern Province.

Sierra Leone Network on the Right to Food (SiLNoRF)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include research and awareness-raising on the effects of land-grabbing on local communities; building the capacity of communities, especially women, to advocate for their right to food and access to land; and pressing government and multinational corporations to adopt and implement policies and practices that enhance women’s access to land.

Transparency International Sierra Leone (TISL)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include training community activists to monitor the expenditure of public funds on health, education, resource extraction, and development projects and to press the national government to hold high officials accountable for corruption.

Uganda

National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE)
$35,000: $20,000 for general support activities including documenting the human rights impacts of large infrastructure projects on local communities, encouraging civil society participation in sustainable management of natural resources, and strengthening local organizations’ capacity to promote environmental justice, and $15,000 for NAPE’s project to mentor three community-based organizations in the oil region through its Sustainability School.

Women’s Rights

Burma

Burmese Women’s Union (BWU)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include providing human rights, leadership, and civic training to women, and pressing for the adoption of better protections for women.

Human Rights Education Institute of Burma/Equality Myanmar (HREIB/EQMM)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include providing comprehensive human rights training to civil society actors and pressing for increased protections for the most marginalized populations including LGBTI people, women, and children.

Human Rights Education Institute of Burma/Equality Myanmar (LCM)
$10,000 for HREIB’s project in collaboration with LCM to provide legal aid and education, conduct human rights legal training for lawyers and paralegals, and press for increased legal protections to combat violence against women.

Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include documenting human rights abuses perpetrated in conflict zones in northeast Burma, and campaigning at the international level to press for better protections for women.

Karen Women’s Organization (KWO)
$15,000 for KWO’s project to operate a women’s advocacy and resource center to ensure women’s rights in the political and peace process, monitor conditions of the ceasefire agreement, and create an enabling environment for women leaders.

Burundi

Association of Catholic Jurists of Burundi (AJCB)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to victims of human rights violations.

Women’s Association of Repatriated Burundians (AFRABU)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include advocacy around refugee rights issues and support to women’s rights groups in the interior.

Association of Single Mothers for Peace and Development (AMC)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include assisting teenage mothers return to school and obtain birth certificates and other documents for their children.

Dushirehamwe Association (Dushirehamwe)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include managing a radio station staffed by female journalists and coordinating a capital-based women’s rights network.

Association for Peace and Human Rights (APDH)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include providing mediation services and legal aid to victims of land rights violations and educating communities in Ngozi, northern Burundi, about women’s rights.

Association for Protection of Prisoners and Human Rights (APRODH)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include denouncing human rights violations, including sexual and gender-based violence, and routine monitoring of places of detention.

Action and Speech for the Evolution of Mentality (PARCEM)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include pressing the Burundian government to put an end to corruption and denouncing human rights abuses.

Solidarity and Action for Peace (SAP-GL)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include mediation for those recently displaced and coordination of the activities of Uvira-based human rights organizations to strengthen advocacy campaigns.

Democratic Republic of Congo

Association of Congolese Women Lawyers, Maniema (AFEJUCO)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to female survivors of rape and sexual violence and educating communities about women’s rights in Maniema province.

Maniema Young Women’s Association (AJFMa)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing, education, and legal aid in Maniema province to promote women’s and children’s rights.

Association for the Promotion and Defense of the Rights of the Human Person in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Arche d’Alliance)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include human rights documentation and education, legal aid to rape survivors, and monitoring the return of refugees to the DRC.

Justice and Peace Commission of Dungu-Doruma Diocese (CDJP)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include providing assistance to victims of LRA abuses, alerting communities to the presence of LRA fighters, and pressing national and international actors to bring an end to the conflict.

Coalition of Volunteers for Peace and Development (CVPD)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include providing psycho-social support and medical and legal referrals to survivors of rape and sexual violence in Masisi.

Female Lawyers for the Rights of Women and Children (FJDF)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include educating communities in North Kivu about women’s rights and providing legal aid to female victims of sexual violence and discrimination.

Human Rights Maniema (HBM)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and reporting human rights violations in Maniema province and educating local communities about children’s rights.

Congolese Initiative for Justice and Peace (ICJP)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include pressing the government to reform the justice system and providing legal aid to rape survivors in South Kivu.

Promotion and Support of Women’s Initiatives (PAIF)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include advocacy and education to promote women’s rights and providing psychological, medical, and legal support to survivors of sexual violence in North Kivu.

Fizi Women in Solidarity for Family Well-Being (SOFIBEF)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing and education to promote women’s rights as well as psychological, medical, and legal support to survivors of sexual violence in Fizi, South Kivu.

Solidarity and Exchange for Integrated Development (SEDI)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documentation and reporting of women’s rights violations in the haut plateau of South Kivu and educating communities on harmful practices that violate children’s rights.

Women’s Solidarity for Peace and Integrated Development (SOFEPADI)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include providing medical, social, and legal support to victims of sexual violence and promoting the enforcement of legal protections for women in North Kivu.

Guatemala

Rabinal Public Legal Clinic (Bufete)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include litigating grave human rights violations before national and international courts, providing legal aid and psychosocial support to female victims of violence, and promoting community healing in the wake of the civil war.

Ixqik Women’s Association (Ixqik)
$15,000 for Ixqik’s project in western Petén to provide legal services for survivors of gender-based violence and to conduct violence prevention outreach in rural communities.

Association of Women Transforming the World (MTM)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include strategic litigation of cases of violence against women, including sexual violence, before national and international courts, as well as workshops and psycho-social support for women, including girls and adolescents, to prevent sexual and domestic violence.

Sinergia No’j Association (Sinergia)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include strengthening the leadership of women within organizations as well as of indigenous women within their communities so they can promote and defend their rights.

National Committee of Guatemalan Widows (CONAVIGUA)
$10,000 for CONAVIGUA’s project to provide training and ongoing technical assistance to its grassroots members in reporting human rights abuses and making proposals to the government, and to provide legal aid to widows and orphans of the civil war to access payments from the National Commission on Reparations.

Guinea

Guinean Women and Children’s Rights Organization (ADDEF)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include community organizing and education to challenge gender-based violence and discrimination and pressing for better policies to promote women’s rights.

Guinean Association for Rural Development and Mutual Assistance (ADREMGUI)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating local communities in Guinea Maritime about women’s rights, advocating for policies and practices that enhance women’s economic and social rights, raising awareness of the importance of sending girls to school, and training local officials in mining communities on provisions of the mining code that protect economic and environmental rights.

Guinean Center for Development Training and Education (CEGUIFED)
$15,000 for CEGUIFED’s project to promote women’s rights in Guinea Maritime through education and grassroots organizing.

Equal Rights for All (MDT)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include legal defense for the poor, monitoring of prison conditions, defending victims of sexual and gender-based violence, and improving the justice system.

Honduras

Sisters of Mercy (Foro de Mujeres)
$15,000 for Sisters of Mercy’s project in collaboration with Foro de Mujeresto document and litigate cases of gender-based violence at the national and international levels, conduct public education on women’s rights with community-based organizations, and develop security protocols for the protection of women human right’s defenders.

India

Association for Rural and Urban Needy (SKA)
$15,000 for ARUN’s project, in collaboration with SKA, to conduct human rights awareness campaigns, educate civil society, and file public interest litigation cases to promote Dalit rights and enforcement of the national ban on manual scavenging.

Astha/Association of Strong Women Alone (ASTHA)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include social services, legal aid, and grassroots organizing to support the rights of “women alone” in Rajasthan, and supporting the creation and development of a national forum and “women alone” groups in other states in India.

Centre for Rural Studies and Development (CRSD)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing to promote Dalits’ rights to land, health, education, and livelihoods and monitoring the Andhra Pradesh state government’ implementation of policies intended to promote economic and social rights.

Developing Initiatives in Social and Human Action (DISHA)
$30,000 in general support. Activities include human rights training, grassroots organizing, and policy advocacy to protect the rights of Dalits, Tribals, women, children, and the disabled.

Elgar Pratishthan (Elgar)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing, human rights education, and legal aid to promote the land, water, and labor rights of Tribals in Maharashtra.

Jan Sahas Social Development Society (Jan Sahas)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include legal and human rights education, grassroots organizing, legal aid, and campaigns to promote the human rights of Dalits, particularly women, in Madhya Pradesh.

Jana Sanghati Kendra (SMS)
$35,000: $30,000 to support JSK’s project, in collaboration with Shramajivee Mahila Samity, to organize poor communities to defend and claim their labor rights and land rights, promote access to justice, and provide legal aid to domestic violence survivors in West Bengal, and $5,000 for its project to strengthen the movement of workers in the informal sector.

Mahila Shram Sewa Nyas (SEWA MP)
$30,000 for MSSN’s project, in collaboration with the Self-Employed Women’s Association Madhya Pradesh, to organize policy campaigns for the rights of rural women workers in the informal sector in Madhya Pradesh.

National Alliance of Street Vendors of India (NASVI)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include challenging violence and harassment against street vendors through legislative and media campaigns, grassroots organizing, and litigation.

Nazdeek
$10,000 for Nazdeek’s project to promote the labor rights of tea plantation workers, who are mostly women, in Assam through organizing and advocacy, in partnership with grantee, Pajhra.

Promotion and Advancement of Justice, Harmony, and Rights of Adivasis (PAJHRA)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include promoting the labor rights of tea plantation workers, who are mostly women, in Assam through organizing and advocacy.

Samarthan
$22,000 for general support. Activities include human rights training and education, media advocacy, and policy campaigns to challenge corruption, foster police reform, and promote the enforcement of economic and social rights protections for the poor, including women, children, laborers, Tribals, Dalits and nomadic tribes in Maharashtra.

Sanchaya Nele
$35,000: $30,000 for general support. Activities include human rights education, grassroots organizing, crisis intervention, and policy campaigns to promote the human rights of Dalits, particularly women, as well as Tribals, Muslims, and other marginalized minorities, and $5,000 for its project with KDMV to promote the rights of Dalit women in Karnataka.

Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)
$15,000 for general support of this organization. Activities include promoting grassroots organizing of self-employed women below the poverty line in Gujarat to promote their rights to work and challenge sexual harassment in the informal sector, and land displacement by companies and the state government

Society for Social Uplift Through Rural Action (SUTRA)
$30,000 for SUTRA’s project, in collaboration with Ekal Nari Shakhti Sangathan (Association of Strong Women Alone), to promote the property, land, and labor rights of widows and single women in Himachal Pradesh and to challenge discrimination and violence against single women.

Vikalp Women’s Group (Vikalp)
$18,000 for general support. Activities include enabling survivors of domestic violence to access justice through alternative courts led by Dalit and Tribal women and provide safe spaces and crisis intervention for LGBTI persons.

Liberia

Association of Disabled Females International (ADFI)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include documenting discrimination and violence against disabled women and children, publicizing such abuses, and pressing for concrete changes at the local and national levels to afford disabled persons greater rights and government assistance.

Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include pursuing strategic litigation to challenge gender-based violence and promote women’s rights.

Community Humanitarian Advocacy Development (COHADO)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating women about laws that protect women’s rights and helping female victims of violence bring legal charges against their attackers in Bong County.

Foundation for Community Initiatives (FCI)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include conducting research, advocacy, and community mobilization to promote women’s access to and ownership of land, and increasing the participation of women and residents of rural communities in the management of land and natural resources.

National Institute for Public Opinion (NIPO)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include helping female victims of violence seek justice in Sinoe County through human rights training, reporting, and community organizing.

Women and Children Advocacy, Inc. (WOCAD)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include raising awareness of sexual and gender-based violence and providing support to survivors through counseling, emergency shelter, and referral to other services.

Zorzor District Women Care, Inc. (ZODWOCA)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include educating women, local leaders, and customary and statutory court officials about women’s rights to inheritance and to live free from violence.

Mexico

Center for Worker Support (CAT)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include educating workers in the maquila sector, especially women in the sector, as well as domestic workers about their labor rights.

Chiapas Women’s Rights Center (CDMCH)
$15,000 for general support of this organization. Activities include pressing indigenous leaders and municipal authorities to respect and protect women’s right to inherit, own, and control the use of land, as well as challenging gender-based violence within indigenous communities.

Women’s Human Rights Center (CEDEHM)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to female victims of violence, documenting and litigating cases of rights abuses before national and international courts, and supporting organizations and individual human rights defenders to develop security plans and implement security measures.

Victoria Diez Human Rights Center (Victoria Diez)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include pressing for public policies that prevent and punish gender-based violence in the state of Guanajuato, promoting women’s rights in marginalized communities, as well as documenting grave human rights abuses such as forced disappearances.

Women’s Center (Centro Mujeres)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include mentoring young leaders and supporting youth in the defense and promotion of their rights, and pressing for government policies and legislation that protect and promote reproductive and sexual rights.

Collective for Family Health (CIFAM)
$20,000 for CIFAM’s project to promote youth sexual and reproductive rights, including access to information and health care services, for marginalized urban and rural communities in Chiapas.

Border Workers Committee (CFO)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include educating workers, particularly women, in the maquila industry in the states of Coahuila and Tamaulipas about their rights and promoting gender equality.

Choose Youth Sexual and Reproductive Rights Network (ELIGE)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include increasing civic participation of youth, particularly young women, at the national and regional levels, supporting them to promote and defend their sexual and reproductive rights, and advocating to decrease criminalization against them.

Just Associates Mesoamerica (JASS)
$25,000 for JASS’ project to support the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders to raise the visibility of attacks against defenders, coordinate emergency responses, and develop strategies to protect the security of women activists in the region.

Justice for Our Daughters (Justicia)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid to the families of victims of gender-based violence in Chihuahua and working with local and state authorities to ensure cases of grave human rights violations, particularly femicides and forced disappearances, are investigated adequately and in accordance with international human rights standards.

Morocco

Amal Association for Women and Development (Amal Maroc)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal support to female victims of violence in El Hajeb and mentoring community-based organizations in isolated surrounding rural areas.

Khemisset Young Lawyers Association (AJAK)
$45,000: $25,000 for general support. Activities include educating judges, lawyers, and civil society organizations about laws protecting the rights of women and children; promoting the independence of the judiciary; and combating corruption, and $20,000 for its project to combat corruption in Khemisset.

El Amane Association for Women’s Development (El Amane)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include educating women about their rights in Marrakech and surrounding rural areas, facilitating access to the legal system, building the capacity of local organizations to promote women’s rights, and pressing for the adoption of better protections against violence against women.

Light of the Souss Region for Women’s Development (TAFOUKT)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include education and legal aid in Agadir to promote women’s rights.

Tawaza Association for Women’s Rights (ATPF)
$40,000: $25,000 for general support. Activities include educating women on their rights in northern Morocco, providing legal assistance to female victims of violence, and pressing Morocco to adopt better protections for women; $15,000 for Tawaza’s project to initiate the development of a women’s rights coalition comprised of various organizations.

Democratic League for Women’s Rights (LDDF)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal and psychological support to female victims of violence in Ouarzazate, and promoting new legal protections for women.

Pakistan

Association for Behavior and Knowledge Transformation (ABKT)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include human rights education and campaigns to defend women’s political and economic rights in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Peasant Women Society Pakistan (PWS)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include mobilizing rural women to challenge violence, and promote their rights to livelihoods and civic participation.

Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy (PODA)
$22,000 for general support. Activities include providing training and mentoring to rural women’s groups to challenge violence and promote their rights to education, health, and livelihoods.

Simorgh Women’s Resource and Publication Centre (Simorgh)
$15,000 for Simorgh’s project to conduct action research on first generation women in the formal and informal workforce and how to enforce the implementation of anti-sexual harassment legislation in the workplace.

Women Welfare and Development Association (WADA)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include educating and organizing female home-based and factory-based workers in Karachi to protect their labor and human rights.

Philippines

United Youth of the Philippines-Women (UnYPhil-Women)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include monitoring, documenting, and reporting women’s rights violations in conflict-affected Mindanao.

Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau (WLB)
$17,000 for general support. Activities include challenging gender-based violence and discrimination in local communities and conducting national, regional, and international advocacy to promote women’s rights.

Sierra Leone

Action for Community Task (ACT)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include training traditional leaders, police, and government officials in the remote Pujehun district to implement national legislation that protects women’s and children’s rights.

Action Plus
$10,000 for general support. Activities include working to prevent violence against women by raising awareness of national laws that protect women and providing pro bono legal aid and psycho-social support for victims of sexual and gender-based violence.

Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL-SL)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include pressing for judicial accountability by monitoring criminal cases within the national court system, the Anti-Corruption Commission, and local customary courts and educating the public about judicial proceedings.

Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (CDHR)
$30,000 for general support. Activities include helping female victims of violence access the justice system and training communities to monitor and inform the allocation of government resources for essential services.

Community Advocacy and Development Movement (CADEM)
$20,000 for general support. Activities include campaigning for the rights of rural communities that have been displaced by strip mining operations in Southern Province and promoting women’s land rights.

Foundation for Development, Democracy and Human Rights (FODDHR)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include training community activists in Eastern Province of Sierra Leone to hold the government accountable for promoting economic rights by allocating sufficient resources to basic services and pressing for greater participation of women in local governance.

Sierra Leone Network on the Right to Food (SiLNoRF)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include research and awareness-raising on the effects of land-grabbing on local communities; building the capacity of communities, especially women, to advocate for their right to food and access to land; and pressing government and multinational corporations to adopt and implement policies and practices that enhance women’s access to land.

United for the Protection of Human Rights Port Loko (UPHR)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include organizing women’s committees in chiefdoms in Port Loko District to challenge customary practices that violate women’s rights.

Women’s Action for Human Dignity (WAHD)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include challenging traditional practices that prevent girls from being educated, helping women seek justice for violence, and creating awareness around government obligations to fulfill women’s right to health.

Thailand

Anjaree Group (Anjaree)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include challenging rights abuses related to sexual orientation and gender identity by leading campaigns against discriminatory practices, policy, and law.

Tunisia

Amal Association for Families and Children (Amal-Tunisie)
$25,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal support to single mothers and their children and educating women about their rights.

Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights (FTDES)
$60,000: $20,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and reporting violations of social and economic rights, promoting migrants’ and refugees’ rights, and educating women about their rights, and $40,000 for its project to educate women about their economic and social rights and offer legal support to victims of these violations through its two centers in Kairouan and Monastir.

League of Tunisian Female Voters (LET)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include facilitating the participation of women in the electoral process and campaigning for constitutional provisions that guarantee gender equality.

Uganda

Action for Women and Awakening in Rural Environment (AWARE)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include human rights education, legal aid, and grassroots organizing in the economically-deprived, volatile Karamoja region.

Association for Reorientation and Rehabilitation of Teso Women for Development (TERREWODE)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include grassroots organizing to improve the livelihood and status of women, human rights education, and training in Teso region in eastern Uganda.

Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP)
$25,000 for CEDOVIP’s project to mentor community-based women’s rights organizations and help them develop programs to challenge domestic violence.

Center for Reparation and Rehabilitation (CRR)
$5,000 for general support. Activities include providing legal aid for women and children affected by conflict and securing land tenure for rural inhabitants in northern Uganda.

Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include raising awareness on the rights to health and education and pressing the government to fulfill its obligations to progressively realize economic and social rights.

Laroo Pece Women Association (LAPEWA)
$5,000 for general support. Activities include assisting children in conflict with the law, mediating family disputes involving separated children, and promoting children’s rights.

Law and Advocacy for Women in Uganda (LAW-Uganda)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include undertaking strategic litigation to promote women’s rights and providing legal aid to female victims of violence and discrimination in Uganda.

National Foundation for Democracy and Human Rights in Uganda (NAFODU)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include documenting and reporting human rights violations against women, children, and other vulnerable populations and using the media to educate communities on women’s, children’s and economic, cultural, and social rights.

National Women’s Association for Social and Educational Advancement (NWASEA)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include working with community groups to promote women’s rights through increased participation of women in local government, promoting the education rights of girls, and raising awareness of women’s rights through public campaigns.

Platform for Labour Action (PLA)
$15,000 for general support. Activities include promoting women’s rights by working with community groups in Iganga and Lira Districts to protect girls engaged in petty trading against sexual assault and providing legal support and advice to women and girls involved in domestic work.

Teso Women Peace Activists (TEWPA)
$10,000 for general support. Activities include monitoring, documenting, and reporting human rights violations against women; grassroots organizing; and, providing legal aid to women victims of violence.