Human Rights

Strengthening human rights protections, advancing government accountability, and improving the reach and quality of justice Read our strategy and the current status of our work

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Helping Grantmakers Understand Digital Security Threats

The Digital Security and Grantcraft Guide helps grantmakers better understand and navigate the rapidly evolving digital security landscape, in which targeted digital threats are becoming increasingly frequent.
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Identifying Cyberespionage and Disinformation in Russia

Hackers are increasing efforts to steal and manipulate emails from critics of the Russian government, according to a report from Citizen Lab, recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions.
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Ranking Tech Companies on Digital Rights

The majority of telecommunications, internet, and mobile companies does not disclose sufficient information to their users about policies and practices affecting freedom of expression and privacy, according to the 2017 Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index.
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Guide Helps Grantmakers Understand Digital Security Threats

Senior Program Officer Eric Sears profiles his participation in the NetGain Partnership which has developed a guide for grantmakers to increase awareness of digital security threats.
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Protecting Freedom of Expression and Enhancing Criminal Justice

Building on its 30-year history in the field, MacArthur's human rights and international justice grantmaking strategy focuses on defending freedom of expression and enhancing criminal justice globally, with a special emphasis in Mexico and Nigeria.
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