Human Rights Organizations

Amnesty International

WHAT?

Amnesty International Who We Are

IMPACT?

Amnesty International History Annual Report

CRITICISMS?

Charity Navigator – Amnesty

HOMEWORK: 

Check out one of Amnesty’s current projects by clicking here.

Care

WHAT:

Care Mission and Vision

IMPACT:

Workbook change! CARE has recently updated their page. Use the link below to find a country where CARE works. Detail a specific action that CARE is undertaking.

CARE’s Work to End Gender-Based Violence

CRITICISMS:

Charity Navigator – CARE

HOMEWORK:

After clicking here, scroll down to check out Care’s current projects.

Human Rights Watch

WHAT?

Human Rights Watch Our History

Impact?

Human Rights Watch FAQ

Criticisms?

Charity Navigator – Human Rights Watch

HOMEWORK: Remember that HRW investigates Human Rights Abuses.  Find one of their investigations from the lengthy list of topics here to summarize what they have found.

Free the Children

(Free the Children has been rebranded to We Charities)

WHAT?

Free the Children Workbook change: The Website has renamed the mission to Our Beliefs

IMPACT?

Free the Children – Results and Impacts

CRITICISMS?

Charity Intelligence – Free the Children

HOMEWORK: Read about one of the Adopt a Village projects Free the Children is currently working on by clicking here.

Witness

WHAT?

WITNESS – Youtube Video

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IMPACT?

Witness Tools

CRITICISMS?

Charity Navigator – WITNESS

HOMEWORK: Remember that Witness allows individuals to document human rights violations to raise global awareness.  Watch one of the videos by clicking here.

Kiva

WHAT?

Kiva – About

IMPACT?

Kiva – Impact (Use the Tabs on the Left to find more information)

Criticisms?

Charity Navigator – KIVA

HOMEWORK: Kiva is a micro-lending organization.  Read through the list of individuals seeking loans and summarize the project.  You can find the projects by clicking here.

Also, for your reference, The Declaration of Human Rights.

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