International

By the end of 2021, 29 countries have adopted, at some point, some form of public policy on the protection of HRDs; or have at least initiated a process (i.e. there are existing public debates with the involvement of authorities on the subject).

ILGA. The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association
2024
Throughout the world, legal gender recognition remains a major concern for trans human rights defenders. It is a crucial component...
US Foreign Relations Committee
2023
In March 2023, Senator Robert Menendez, who is chair of the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee proposed  a bill...
Protection International
2023
Originally published in the Centro Regional de Servicios (CRES) Luis Enrique Eguren y Alexandra Loaiza 10 August 2023 Introduction Since...
Protection International
2023
Protection International played an active role in the International Conference 2023 of the Association of Human Rights Institutions (AHRI), hosted...
ISHR | National Protection Toolbox
2022
ISHR works to support human rights defenders to strengthen their national legal recognition and protection, providing legal and technical guidance...
Protection International
2022
Read Protection International’s new report “The Worldwide Growth of National Policies for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders: A current...
Protection International
2021
In this publication, we explain our understanding of this right by emphasising the collective and diverse identities that the term...
Protection International
2021
PI Evaluation Series on National Public Policies intends to fill the existing gap around the evaluation of national public pAlthough...
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is the leading United Nations
2021
Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises Summary In...
Protection International
2021
In January 2021, Protection International brought together a group of interdisciplinary experts from the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and...
Government of the United Kingdom
2019
In 2019, the British Department of Foreign Affairs developed a report on UK support for human rights defenders. The document...
Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions
2018
National Human Rights Institutions from around the world adopted The Marrakech Declaration at the 13th International Conference of the Global...
Human Rights House Foundation
2018
In 2018, Human Rights House Foundation developed 16 standards related to the rights of human rights defenders, together with the...
International Service for Human Rights - ISHR
2017
The Model Law is intended to guide and assist States and other actors to ensure the full and effective implementation...
Protection International
2017
Protection International (PI) is glad to present its 2017 edition of its Focus Report, monitoring worldwide developments in the field...
Protection International
2014
This 2014 Focus Report is intended to provide detailed monitoring of developments in the field of national public policy associated...
Protection International
2013
This publication is intended to provide detailed monitoring of developments in the field of national public policy associated with the...
Protection International
2011
In 2011, Protection International published a parliamentary guide to inform members of parliament from around the world on how they can contribute to the protection of...
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
2011
Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders The Commentary to the Declaration on human rights defenders is a key document aimed...
Protection International
2011
In recent years several governments have developed specific national mechanisms to protect defenders, all of them in countries seriously lacking...