Global Rights is an international human rights and governance capacity-building non-governmental organization.
For nearly 20 years, we have worked to build the capacity of underserved communities in Nigeria and build platforms for participatory governance, working on a wide range of cross-cutting issues including: women’s rights, access to justice, natural resource governance and human rights; and security and human rights. Global Rights works at the intersection of the protection, promotion and fulfillment of human rights through good governance. Mandatorily, women’s rights, access to remedies, and disabilities issues, are focal threads woven through the fabric of all our programmes.
Our programs address governance failures that exacerbate the disenfranchisement and violations of the rights of the poor and marginalized, women, and victims of discrimination. While the need for action is universal, no one model is uniformly applicable and all programs are customized to specific needs and conditions.
Our vision is a just society for all built on the universal principles of human rights and guaranteed by access to justice.
Global Rights challenges injustice and amplifies the voices of grassroots activists to promote, protect, and fulfil human rights. Hand in hand and side by side, we work with individuals and groups to: