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THE NOMINATION PROCESS FOR THE ELEVENTH FRONT LINE DEFENDERS AWARD FOR HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AT RISK (2015) IS NOW OPEN…
Front Line Defenders is currently accepting nominations for the Eleventh Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk (2015).
The annual Front Line Defenders Award was established in 2005 to honour the work of a human rights defender who, through non-violent work, is courageously making an outstanding contribution to the promotion and protection of the human rights of others, often at great personal risk to themselves.
The Award seeks to focus international attention on the human rights defender’s work, thus contributing to the recipient’s personal security, and a cash prize of €15,000 is awarded to the Award recipient and his/her organisation in an effort to support the continuation of this important work.
Defending Human Rights – Online Distance Learning Programme
- A part-time programme designed for human rights defenders and related practitioners
- Scholarships available to cover 50% of fees
- Online teaching by tutors and guest lecturers with practical field experience
- Modules in International Human Rights Law and Advocacy, Working Safely: Managing Risk and Strengthening Protection, and Leading and Managing Effective Human Rights Organisations.
Researcher – Regional
Amnesty International investigates and documents human rights issues; this work is fundamental to our advocacy and lobbying efforts. Our researchers are from wide-ranging backgrounds such as activism, academia, the law, or journalism and can identify and thoroughly investigate those issues, and ensure our voice has authority..
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The Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) is an international, feminist, membership organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women’s human rights. A dynamic network of women and men around the world, AWID members are researchers, academics, students, educators, activists, business people, policy-makers, development practitioners, funders, and more.