Articles & Updates

Human Rights Defender of the Month

2018 is the year of the Human Rights Defenders! The NHRF celebrates its 30th anniversary by showcasing one of the brave human rights defenders we support each month of the year.

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Security trainings for human rights defenders in Colombia

Due to increased threats against human rights defenders in Colombia the Norwegian Human Rights Fund has initiated a project with SweFOR to improve the security of the NHRF’s grantees in Colombia.

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Shrinking space for civil society: What can donors do?

Adaptable work methods are key in ensuring civil society’s access to foreign funding in increasingly restrictive environments, according to a new report by Human Rights House Foundation. Norwegian Human Rights Fund co-hosted the launch of the report at Fritt Ord on November 17th.

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Changes in local communities in Liberia

Interview with NHRFs local consultant Aloysius Toe

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Dalit women’s fight

In India, the NHRF supports projects where Dalits and other marginalised communities mobilise to defy the daily challenges within their communities.

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Support for Transgender Rights in Pakistan

Curtailed by longstanding traditions of patriarchy and social customs, transgender people in Pakistan suffer from exclusion, stigma, and abuse. Thankfully, the Good Thinkers Organization works to secure and protect transgender rights in Pakistan.

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