“Window of Love,” Hanoi’s first sexuality education café, provides youths with consultation and counseling services on issues pertaining to sex and HIV/AIDS.
In 1999, International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) successfully pressured the World Bank to end its funding to China’s Western Poverty Reduction Project through a two-pronged approach of mobilizing at the grassroots level to lobby the U.S. government and convincing Washington specialists to draft a claim to the World Bank investigation panel listing the internal policy violations.
Since 2000, the Human Rights Observatories Network has worked with youth groups in various regions of Brazil, inspiring them to learn about human rights and to learn how to report on and to monitor their communities’ access to rights.
The National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (Alianza) organizes Domestic Violence Bride’s Marches in order to attract media attention and raise community awareness of domestic violence.
The Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) set up the Indian People’s Tribunal (IPT) to promote justice and mobilize victims of human rights abuses.
The Public Foundation created the “We and Law Legal Clinic” to improve perceptions and communication between police officers and adolescents in Kyrgyzstan.
The International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) trains Indonesian NGOs in counseling skills and awareness of the impact of torture so that they can develop relationships based on trust, compassion, and caring with the victims of torture with whom they work.
The Canadian Human Rights Foundation (CHRF) works with Asian NGOs and governments to train labor attachés to protect the rights of their citizens living and working abroad.
The International Network against Discrimination on the Internet (INDI) and the Network Against Discrimination and for Research on Human Rights (NDHR) combat cyber discrimination against the Buraku people of Japan by requesting the removal of discriminatory messages from the internet.
The United Nations (UN) Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is a powerful legal instrument for articulating, advocating for, and monitoring women’s human rights. International Women’s Rights Action Watch (IWRAW) offers assistance to women’s rights NGOs in order to help them better advocate at the international level.