Human Rights House Foundation establishes, supports, and connects Human Rights Houses – coalitions of civil society organisations working together to advance human rights at home and abroad.
Today, more than 80 civil society organisations are united in Human Rights Houses in an international network active across Eastern Europe, the Western Balkans, and the Caucasus.
Together, we advocate for the freedoms of assembly, association, and expression and the right to be a human rights defender.
Rights of Defenders: 20 standards and principles 20 standards related to the rights of human rights defenders
Why we continue to defend human rights
Olha Skrypnyk on HRDs recommendations for the upcoming UN Resolution on Crimea
Human rights defenders work to improve societies and contribute to peace and democracy. Defenders are agents for positive change and development. They are key in protecting against human rights violations and in advancing universal human rights.