Human Is Right Cameroon

Buea, Cameroon
Joined February 2019

Human Is Right Cameroon aims to improve urgent human rights issues amongst which access to justice, abuse of prisoners’ rights, gender inequality, civil liberty deficiencies... We work in Cameroon

Presence in: Cameroon
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights

Human Is Right Cameroon (HSR-Cmr) is a non-governmental, apolitical and not for profit making organization devoted to the promotion, protection and advancement of human rights, rule of law and access to justice, democracy and peace in Cameroon and across Africa. HSR-Cmr is engaged in diverse human rights activities through projects and research aimed at building a strong culture of human rights in Cameroon. We offer opportunities to students, legal practitioners, civil society actors, volunteers, local and international interns to build their capacity and gain hands on experience in the field of human rights.


Legal assistance to victims of human rights abuse

  • Educate local population on their rights and obligations
  • Policy advocacy for prisons reform
  • Human rights universal periodic review (Cameroon)
  • Information dissemination on avenues for remedy for victims of human rights abuse
  • Promotion and protection of minorities rights
  • Liaising with local and international NGOs and diplomatic missions focused on human rights to provide services that promote human rights.
  • Offer human rights career development opportunities to local and international students, legal practitioners, volunteers and researchers.
  • Promoting and Protecting Women’s Rights.