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The image shows photos of human rights defenders and text reading: "The Landscape of Public International Funding for Hunian Rights Defenders ProtectDefenders.eu commissioned this study to evaluate institutional funding for human rights defenders (HRDs). By scrutinizing donor policies, financial data, and gathering insights from donors and HRDs, our goal is to offer a thorough analysis of international funding for HRDs, stimulating discussions to foster sustainable support for their vital work."

New ProtectDefenders.eu study reveals urgent need for increased funding and support for human rights defenders

ProtectDefenders.eu, the European Union HRDs mechanism, published a study on the state of funding and support for human rights defenders
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International Pride Awards: Nominations are open!

Nominations for the inaugural International Pride Awards by UNDP and ILGA World are open for the whole month of June 2024!
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Laws on Us: the image shows the cover of the 2024 report. The text reads: "Laws on Us- A global overview of legal progress and backtracking on sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and sex characteristics". The ILGA World logo sits at the bottom right of the image

Laws on Us: new global report maps relentless opposition and progress on LGBTI people’s human rights

“Laws on Us” is the new landmark report by ILGA World, mapping laws affecting LGBTI communities across the world
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