Supporting human rights work

Human rights are the foundation of sustainable peace and development. We support the human rights work of civil society in East Africa and South Asia.


10 Sep 2020

Sateenkaariaktivistit kriisin aikana

Pandemia on vaikeuttanut ihmisoikeuspuolustajien työtä. Samaan aikaan sateenkaariväestö kehittyvissä maissa on entistä alttiimpi syrjinnälle, kirjoittaa KIOSin varapuheenjohtaja Annika Ojala.
24 Jun 2020

Dalits in Nepal amid lockdown

The  national lockdown in Nepal has caused an immense downfall in people’s livelihoods. The Dalit community is one of the …

Where we work

What Human Rights Work?

Human rights are indivisible, which means they are all equally important. Women’s rights, the rights of vulnerable groups and access to justice are themes regularly in the center of our partners’ work.

Women's Rights and Gender Equality

The work for women’s rights has been on-going for decades locally, regionally and globally. Despite…

Rights of Persons in Vulnerable Positions

Marginalized groups and persons in vulnerable positions may differ from one society to another; often…

Access to Justice

Access to justice means the ability to seek and obtain a remedy for the violations…