Human Rights Monitoring and Advocacy

Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD) monitors and investigates human rights violations in order to raise awareness for these issues on national and international agendas. GHRD carries out a variety of activities enabling the organisation to report human rights violations in the countries of operation.

Monitoring activities include:

  • Coordinating investigation missions into human rights violations

  • Presentations and human rights reports based on field investigations

  • Research and media monitoring

GHRD advocates the protection of human rights of minorities and marginalised groups based on the ongoing monitoring efforts. GHRD raises the issue of human rights abuses to influence the public as well as policy makers in their decisions and actions.

Advocacy activities include:

  • Press outreach

  • Petitions and urgent appeals

  • Audio-visual materials

  • Campaigns and lobbying