Motherly Lessons

I Defend Rights/Medium: We’ve asked hundreds of advocates why they choose to defend rights. Some of them have mentioned their mothers as key influences. Here are the lessons that shaped their lives.

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Local mobilization against mega projects

Wall paintings, rap and radio shows are used in the fight for land rights in Mexico. Meet the organization behind the mobilization against mega projects and extractive industries in the south of Veracruz.

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Support to human rights defenders in changing and challenging times

Listen to the panel talks from our 30-year anniversary conference in Oslo.

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Video: The Norwegian Human Rights Fund for 30 years

The Norwegian Human Rights Fund celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Have a look at our anniversary video to learn more about our work! Here you can hear from grantees from Colombia, India and Mexico, as well as founders and current day owners of the NHRF.

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Open call for proposals: Karnataka, India

The Norwegian Human Rights Fund is accepting applications from women-led human rights organisations or networks working within the state of Karnataka, India.

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Conference Speakers

"Support to human rights defenders in changing and challenging times" gathers international experts and human rights defenders from a variety of local, national and international contexts, to give us their advice and reflections on how to continue and improve support to human rights work in changing and challenging times. In this page you can read more about the different speakers.

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