The Norwegian Human Rights Fund

30 years of direct support to human rights defenders


Video: The search for truth in Colombia

The Norwegian Human Rights Fund supports Colombian human rights defenders searching for the truth about what happened during the long conflict. Supporting vulnerable and marginalized groups in their struggle to gain access to justice and to work against impunity, is a central focus for our global work for human rights.

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Prohibiting violence and harassment in the world of work

Op-ed by the Women’s Commission of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).

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Reflections from work with torture victims in Sri Lanka

Having seen the tears of the mothers and family members of torture victims, I was compelled to go beyond the cultic role of the priest.

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Video: Stop attacks against human rights defender in Colombia

Civil Society plays an indispensable role in the struggle for peace and Human Rights in Colombia, that is one of the most dangerous places for human rights defenders in the world, social leaders demand guaranties for their right to defend human rights.

Blog: Unions in Pakistan: rise & fall

"In essence, labour issues are imbalances of political power."

Read the NHRF's local consultant in Pakistan, Zulfiqar Shah's, blog on labour rights and unions in Pakistan.