23 results for "LGBT"

Documenting Human Rights Violations

By lioninteractive, posted on

250 cases of verifiable human rights violations including denial of access to legal counsel, arbitrary arrest, forced testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, forced eviction, and denial of employment. All over the world, human rights activists use stories to create policy and cultural changes that advance the cause of human rights. In particular, […]

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Introducing Martus 5.2.0

By Benetech, posted in Human Rights on

Martus, a Benetech initiative, today unveiled product updates to further empower human rights defenders to document and analyze data in the pursuit of justice and policy reform. Based on feedback from Martus users in over 50 countries, updates include the ability to easily create customized forms for data collection, to export Martus data into various file formats for data analysis, and to import multiple Martus records at a time for richer datasets.

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In South Africa, Human Rights Joins the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

By Benetech, posted in Human Rights on

This July, more than 18,000 activists, researchers, scientists and policymakers from 183 countries converged in the seaside city of Durban, South Africa, for the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016), where news of medical breakthroughs that make it possible to remove the virus from infected cells led some researchers to conclude that a cure may be […]

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Are You Passionate about Technology and Social Good? Benetech Needs You!

By Benetech, posted in Benetech on

We are seeking visionary leaders to join Benetech in applying technology to advance the rights of disadvantaged people around the world. Technology is playing an ever larger role in increasing respect for human rights and delivering better services, and we have two rare opportunities to lead world-class tech-for-good programs. Benetech is hiring new Vice Presidents for our Global Literacy and Human Rights programs.

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What’s Next for the Benetech Human Rights Program?

By Benetech, posted in Human Rights on

By Enrique Piraces, Vice President, Human Rights Program I write to let you know that after much thought and consideration, I’m leaving my position as the vice president of the Benetech Human Rights Program. I’m excited for the next chapter in my career and eager to see the work that the Human Rights team will […]

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