Human Rights Watch

Founding Year: 1978

Staff: 450

Budget:  $ 84.88 m (2018)

Ken Roth (Executive Director)

Is an international non-governmental organization conducting research and advocacy on human rights. It “pressures governments, policymakers, companies, and individual human rights abusers to denounce abuse and respect human rights. It often works on behalf of refugees, children, migrants, and political prisoners.”

Areas of interest:



Human Rights Watch contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

  Organization Type

  Geographic Foci


Related Content

A European network of organizations that support social entrepreneurs and leaders with a strong impact. Members represent over 50.000 organizations from Europe and beyond. It connects intermediaries for social enterprises,…

A “system-wide strategy” that acts as an umbrella framework to guide the UN and its partners to work “with and for young people” across its three pillars – peace and…

Alliance of youth-led and youth-serving organizations in more than 190 countries. Acts as an incubator of global partnerships and a global information provider. Various membership levels are open to any…