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New report about attacks against land and environmental defenders

Environmental and land defenders are at risk in all world regions and their security situation is becoming increasingly precarious, reaching the point where many of them have been killed. Latin America has been particularly dangerous, with Mexico occupying first place and Colombia second in the rankings of defenders killed in 2021.

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Pride Month in Mexico: A fight of resistance

Mexico has been among the most important countries in Latin America in defending LGBTQIA+ rights. Behind essential victories for legal justice lies a huge movement led by civil society and LGBTQIA+ organisations.

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Defending the environment, the key to saving the planet

On World Environment Day, we share how social organisations from different parts of the world have been working to defend environmental rights, despite the obstacles they face.

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Interview: The Global South calls for real actions to fight Climate Change

Organizations from Mexico and Colombia shared with us how climate change is affecting human rights advocacy work and what they expect from the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26).

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Discourses on Sustainable Development: Perspectives of defenders in environmental conflicts

There is no doubt that to mitigate climate change and ensure the existence and health of future generations, it is necessary to join efforts and transform the ways we produce energy.

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Support to work against discrimination

Many of the NHRF’s grantees work with groups facing multiple forms of discrimination based on their gender, caste, sexual orientation, ethnicity, and other diverse identities. Supporting marginalised groups to take the lead in their fight against discrimination is a core component of the NHRF’s work.

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