With a view to facilitating access for all stakeholders involved in the protection of HRDs, including states, legislators, civil society, HRDs and researchers, this section presents a series of resources relating to the design, analysis and evaluation of public policies and protection mechanisms for human rights defenders.

These resources fall mainly into two categories:

  • Analysis documents (either on the protection policies of specific countries or on protection policy issues);
  • Infographics and audiovisual material. Repository of infographics and audiovisual materials on public policies for the protection of human rights defenders and the right to defend;
Protection International and the Centre for Justice and International Law (CEJIL)
In view of the high number of attacks against human rights defenders in the Americas (and the rest of the...
Protection International
In this publication, we explain our understanding of this right by emphasising the collective and diverse identities that the term...
Protection International
Redefining the Risk Approach. Designing and implementing a human rights defender-centric approach to protection. These principles are meant to guide...
Protection International Mesoamérica. UDEFEGUA. Plataforma Internacional contra la Impunidad
The exercise booklet on the Policy of Protection Organizations and People, Communities Defenders of Human Rights (DDH), is a guide...
International Service for Human Rights - ISHR
The Model Law it is intended to guide and assist States and other actors to ensure the full and effective...
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
The guidelines aim to contribute to promoting equal protection of human rights for all. They are based on OSCE commitments...