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Unidad de Defensores y Defensoras de Derechos Humanos de Guatemala (UDEFEGUA)
Protection of Human Rights Defenders at Risk
Purpose: To support human rights defenders in Central America by improving institutional measures for protection and security; supporting legal cases; and holding governments and state institutions accountable for responding to violence against human rights defenders.
Palaung Women's Organization (PWO)
Women's Political Empowerment
Purpose: To educate and empower Palaung women in Burma on gender and human rights and create opportunities for Palaung women to develop their leadership abilities through rights trainings, community roundtable discussions and capacity building for women's committees.
Comite Regional de Solidarite des Femmes pour la Paix en Casamance /USOFORAL
Organizational Strengthening and Women's Leadership
Purpose: To enhance the leadership capacities of grassroots communities to engage in peacemaking efforts by supporting their livelihoods needs through organizing women and youth to start small village saving loans groups; and to set up small youth and women's groups to address reintegration of former combattants, foster reconciliation efforts and represent their communities in peacemaking activities in their districts.
Plateforme des Femmes pour la Paix en Casamance (PFPC)
Women's Coalition for Peace in Casamance
Purpose: To mobilize for peace by organizing a retreat to debrief three regional campaigns; to document and present women's propositions for the restart of the peace process by organizing a meeting with civil society in Casamance; and to increase national and international awareness about the conflict by organizing a national peace day in Dakar and ongoing quiet lobbying meetings with the warring factions.
Ayiti Kale Je (AKJ)
Reconstruction and Aid Monitoring in Post-Earthquake Haiti
Purpose: To improve investigative journalism by reporting on the earthquake reconstruction process and disbursement of humanitarian aid, and providing investigative journalism trainings and internships for university students.
Pa-O Women's Union (PWU)
Pa-O Women's Leadership School
Purpose: To empower Pa-O women to develop their knowledge and skills on community development and human rights by providing a year-long intensive education program.
Purpose: To build the organizational capacity, leadership, strategic planning and fundraising skills of two AJWS grantees in Cambodia.
Worker's Information Centre (WIC)
Empowering Women Garment Workers
Purpose: To empower female garment workers by providing them a safe space to convene and access information and resources; and by conducting advocacy and public campaigns to improve working conditions for women.
Messenger Band Association (MB)
Strengthening People's Voices
Purpose: To educate local communities and voice pressing concerns by conducting field research with garment workers, farmers and sex workers and holding musical performances that highlight key issues affecting their lives.
Equitas - International Centre for Human Rights Education
Human Rights Training for Haitian Grassroots Organizations
Purpose: To equip community based organizations to advocate for human rights, gender equality, and political, social and economic development through a citizen engagement training program promoting a human rights-based approach and increased solidarity between grassroots and national organizations.