Tagged with Pakistan.

Human Rights Defenders at Risk

The NHRF sees all our grantees as human rights defenders, and we recognize that the situations they work in are vastly different and that each poses unique challenges and barriers to their work. Read more about our work to protect HRDs at risk here.

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Pakistan: COVID-19 and the human rights crisis

The novel coronavirus has resulted in an unprecedented and multi-faceted global crisis. It has affected the health of millions of people, deprived an uncounted number of employees from their jobs, and plunged the world into a socio-economic catastrophe.

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Work against discrimination

Supporting marginalized groups to take the lead in their fight against discrimination is a core component of NHRF’s work. Read more about our work against discrimination in the year that passed here.

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Pakistan: The COVID-19 impact and response

The coronavirus pandemic has shacked the entire world. However, the impact both in terms of a health crisis and an economic fallout varies from country to country depending on fiscal health and governance systems in place. Obviously, developing countries like Pakistan are in deep crisis despite of low numbers of cases, so far.

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Annual report 2019

The Norwegian Human Rights Fund is proud to present our annual report for 2019, where we present our highlights, results and activities from the year that passed.

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NHRF's field visit to Pakistan

Between 8th and 20th February 2020, the secretariat from the Norwegian Human Rights Fund accompanied the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders, Michel Forst, on an academic visit to Pakistan. The purpose of the trip for the Special Rapporteur was to meet with activists, human rights defenders, and members of the Pakistani civil society, to promote his mandate and to strengthen the protection of human rights defenders.

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