The Norwegian Human Rights Fund

30 years of direct support to Human Rights Defenders


Security trainings for human rights defenders in Colombia

Due to increased threats against human rights defenders in Colombia the Norwegian Human Rights Fund has initiated a project with SweFOR to improve the security of the NHRF’s grantees in Colombia.

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Geeta Menon from India

Women hold up half the sky yet do not inherit the earth. Reflections after 30 years work on violence against women.


Shrinking space for civil society: What can donors do?

Adaptable work methods are key in ensuring civil society’s access to foreign funding in increasingly restrictive environments, according to a new report by Human Rights House Foundation. Norwegian Human Rights Fund co-hosted the launch of the report at Fritt Ord on November 17th.

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Annual Report 2016

In 2016, the NHRF secretariat had 68 active projects running. It handled 110 new project proposals, of which 35 received support.

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