Human rights organizations on the ground

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Here you can find a list of human rights organizations on the ground. If you have any suggestions for other NGOs to be added to the list, please get in touch with our contact person (see column on the right).

Menschenrechtsorganisationen vor Ort

  • NamRights

    NamRights is a national human rights monitoring and advocacy organisation. Its aim is to stop the violation of human rights in Namibia. They try to raise public and political attention by collecting and publishing information about human rights abuse.

    Organization
    NamRights
    Language:
    English
    Address

    Liberty Center

    116 John Meinert Street

    Windhoek-West

    P.O. Box 23592

    Windhoek, Namibia

    Phone:
    +264 61 236183/ +264 61 253447
    Fax:
    +264 61 234286
  • Namibian Institute for Democracy (NID)

    NID implements civic education, civil society development, socio-political survey and anti-corruption programmes to foster democracy in Namibia. Currently NID is observing the presidential and national elections 2014.

    Organization
    Namibian Institute for Democracy (NID)
    Language:
    English
    Address

    House of Democracy

    70- 72 Dr Frans Indongo Str.

    Windhoek

    Phone:
    +264 61 229117/+264 61 229118
    Fax:
    +264 61 229119
  • The Legal Assistance Centre (LAC)

    The Legal Assistance Centre is a public interest law centre and strives to create and maintain a human rights culture in Namibia, through education, research, litigation, legal representation, advocacy and lobbying. The main goal ist to protect the human rights of all Namibians by disposing human rights violating laws.

    Organization
    The Legal Assistance Centre (LAC)
    Language:
    English
    Address

    4 Marien Ngouabi Street

    P.O. Box 604

    Windhoek, Namibia

    Phone:
    +264 61 223356
    Fax:
    +264 61 234953
  • Sister Namibia

    Sister Namibia is a women’s rights organisation in Namibia. Using the media, the organisation tries to point out discrimination and violence against women. It organises events and workshops for women to strengthen their self-confidence.

    Organization
    Sister Namibia
    Language:
    English
    Phone:
    +264 61 230618/ +264 61 230757
    Fax:
    +264 61 236371