Activist Rights

Security for Human Rights Defenders

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Integrated Security: The Manual This site provides Integrated Security Workshops that have been developed for women human rights activists. Also there are excellent workshop materials are available for download.
New Tactics in Human Rights This excellent website includes a wide range of resources. Two online international dialogues have discussed security issues: Staying Safe, Security Resources for Human Rights Defenders and Being Well and Staying Safe.  
Protectionline Workbook on security – This guide provides practical steps for human rights defenders at risk – published by Front Line.
This Workbook is informed by the experience of human rights defenders around the world, many of who operate in extremely repressive and risky environments. The Workbook takes you through the steps to producing a security plan – for yourself and for your organisation. It follows a systematic approach for assessing your security situation and developing risk and vulnerability reduction strategies and tactics.
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