Human Rights

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7 Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness, Awarded Up to $1 Million Each thumbnail

7 Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness, Awarded Up to $1 Million Each

The Award, which recognizes exceptional grantees and helps ensure their long-term sustainability, provides each organization with up to $1 million, depending on the size of its budget.
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The Citizen Lab

A recipient of the 2014 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, The Citizen Lab is pioneering new ways to expose and reduce human rights abuses in cyberspace.
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Women's Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative

A recipient of the 2014 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, the Women's Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative is promoting and protecting the rights of Nigerian women.
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Ahead of 2015 Nigerian Elections, Security is a Challenge

An updated report by the CLEEN Foundation assesses security threats and mitigating factors in Nigeria as the country nears its 2015 elections.

"Fighting the Good Fight in Russia"

Los Angeles Times

"Kenya and the International Criminal Court"

The New York Times
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Assessing Crime and Safety in Nigeria

An annual survey assessing crime and safety in Nigeria shows that 25 percent of Nigerians were victims of crime during the past year, down from 31 percent the year before.
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New Platform to Support Freedom of Information in Nigeria

The Nigeria-based Right to Information Initiative (R2K) launched a tracker to allow users to monitor developing FOI cases and provide prompt access to judgments, rulings, and decisions on access to information cases in Nigeria.
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Attention to Justice Reform in Mexico Grows

Reforms to Mexican justice system, including efforts by a MacArthur grantee, were the focus of a two-part series by the national television agency Televisa.
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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.

Staff

Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs

Sharon Bissell Sotelo

Director, Mexico
Portrait of Kole A. Shettima

Kole A. Shettima

Director, Africa Office
Portrait of Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Deputy Director, Nigeria Office
Portrait of Yvonne Darkwa-Poku

Yvonne Darkwa-Poku

Senior Program Officer

Liliane Loya

Deputy Director, Mexico
Portrait of Eric Sears

Eric Sears

Senior Program Officer, Technology in the Public Interest
Portrait of Phillis D. Hill

Phillis D. Hill

Senior Grants Manager
Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer