The National Forum of Human Rights

Al Hodeida, Yemen
Joined July 2023

We work in 22 Yemeni governorates in monitoring documenting and preserving evidence of violations providing advocacy and defending civilian victims in order to prevent grave violations from occurring.

Presence in: Yemen
Focus: Community Paralegals, Ethnic / Religious Minorities' Rights, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Policy Advocacy, Protection & Safety

The National Forum for Human Rights is a non-governmental human rights organization The NFHR works to spread awareness of a culture of human rights and freedoms and to promote democratic participation in society. It has a continuous program that works on a permanent basis and according to its own capabilities, which is the program to defend against human rights violations and solidarity in order to protect human rights and democratic freedoms in Yemen through receiving complaints, monitoring and documentation and legal aid.

The NFHR worked on the implementation of projects and programs in the main areas of work and other areas. We have carried out during the period from: 1 April 2007 to June 30, 2023 (32) projects and programs targeting (22) Yemeni governorates, during which (64) training courses were implemented with (1783) participants, in addition to (119) expanded and field meetings with (32540) participants, and (26) symposiums were carried out with the participation of (1549) participants, and (19) awareness and educational campaigns have been implemented.

NFHR provides training and other services related to occupational safety and health, security and protection, emergency management, and environmental studies and assessments. These are performed by national and international trainers, in strict compliance with national regulations. NFHR aims to further strengthen and train disaster first responders on floods, earthquakes and other hazards.

NFHR is framing its activities within relevant policies for Disaster, Preparedness to respond to disasters is critical as most of Yemen’s population faces the risk of flooding, as climate change continues to affect farming communities, and they are frequently exposed to serious stress, loss and trauma, whether as a result of food insecurity, unemployment, cholera, arbitrary detention, torture or attacks, or the ongoing conflict in Yemen.