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Human Is Right Cameroon

Buea, Cameroon
Joined February 2019

Human Is Right Cameroon aims to improve urgent human rights issues amongst which access to justice, abuse of prisoners’ rights, gender inequality, civil liberty deficiencies... We work in Cameroon

Presence in: Cameroon
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Corruption, Criminal Justice, Economic Empowerment, Gender-based violence, Governance, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights

Human Is Right Cameroon (HSR-Cmr) is a non-governmental, apolitical and not for profit making organization devoted to the promotion, protection and advancement of human rights, rule of law and access to justice, democracy and peace in Cameroon and across Africa. HSR-Cmr is engaged in diverse human rights activities through projects and research aimed at building a strong culture of human rights in Cameroon. We offer opportunities to students, legal practitioners, civil society actors, volunteers, local and international interns to build their capacity and gain hands on experience in the field of human rights.

OUR ACTION.

Legal assistance to victims of human rights abuse

  • Educate local population on their rights and obligations
  • Policy advocacy for prisons reform
  • Human rights universal periodic review (Cameroon)
  • Information dissemination on avenues for remedy for victims of human rights abuse
  • Promotion and protection of minorities rights
  • Liaising with local and international NGOs and diplomatic missions focused on human rights to provide services that promote human rights.
  • Offer human rights career development opportunities to local and international students, legal practitioners, volunteers and researchers.
  • Promoting and Protecting Women’s Rights.

People Associated With This Organization

Blaise Chamango

Cameroon  
Human Is Right Cameroon
Joined February 2019
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Corruption, Criminal Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
Chamango Blaise Aime founded Human Is Right in 2012 with the firm belief that Human Rights can be taken to higher heights in Cameroon and Africa as whole. Being human rights advocate and specialized in access to justice for underserved communities with expertise from the developing countries and having the privilege to live the outcry of lack of access to justice and embrace this cause. Since his early days in life Blaise has been actively involved in civil society issues as a volunteer, supporter and founding member of many youth and human rights organizations in Cameroon. This has given him the chance to acquire and broaden his knowledge on human rights issues, challenges and needs, with a wide network of important contacts he has managed to establish throughout his career. A versatile human rights and good governance specialist at the national and regional level, Blaise has developed the needed expertise to play a major leadership role in an international human rights organisation.
Blaise Chamango is the network champion (main point of contact) for Human Is Right Cameroon.

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