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Human Rights Watch

New York, New York

Human Rights Watch was awarded $32,858,000 between 1988 and 2015, including 22 grants in Human Rights, International Peace & Security, Population & Reproductive Health, and MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions.


2015 • 3 years • Human Rights

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is a leading international human rights organization committed to impartial, evidence-based research and advocacy. In its core work, it investigates, exposes, and advocates for an end to civil and political rights abuses around the world. It stands with citizens, activists, and civil society organizations to help ensure that the freedoms of expression, association, and assembly are protected and upheld in all of the countries it covers. It looks to ensure it has the right resources in place to maximize its effectiveness in the digital age, including research about human rights abuses in the digital environment. The award provides general operating support.


2012 • 3 years • Human Rights

The grant provides general operating support to Human Rights Watch as it investigates and exposes human rights violations around the world and works to hold abusers accountable.


2009 • 3 years • Human Rights

In support of general operations and special research and advocacy initiatives on International Justice (over three years).


2009 • 1 year

To study government efforts to restrain civil society and free expression in Russia.


2007 • 1 year • Human Rights

In support of work on cluster munitions.


2006 • 3 years • Human Rights

For general support and special research and advocacy initiatives on Nigeria and the International Criminal Court (over three years).


2005 • 1 year • Human Rights

For the creation and dissemination of a video, DVD, and still photographs to document and publicize the human rights crisis in northern Uganda.


2003 • 1 year • Human Rights

To monitor the human rights impacts of the war in Iraq.


2003 • 3 years • Human Rights

In support of general operations and special initiatives (over three years).


2002 • 1 year • Human Rights

To support work with the International Criminal Court.

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