List of Human Rights Organizations in Nigeria

A human rights organization also known as a human rights group is a non-governmental organization whose aim and objective is to advocate for the rights of humans, if you are interested in learning more from them you can learn more online. This is achieved by identifying ways these rights are being violated, collating data, analyzing and public awareness of vices. Human rights organizations also conduct institutional advocacy and use lobbying to put an end to violations.

Below is a list of the Human Rights Organizations located in Nigeria in 2019.

List of Human Rights Organizations in Nigeria

  1. Federation Of International Female Lawyers
  2. Foundation For Environmental Rights, Advocacy And Development
  3. Centre For Democracy And Development
  4. The Human Rights Law Service
  5. Network On Police Reform In Nigeria
  6. Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center
  7. Childs Right Protective Initiative Right
  8. CLEEN Foundation
  9. LEDAP-Legal Defence And Assistance Project
  10. WACOL-Women’s Aid Collective
  11. CPD- Community Partners For Development
  12. PJ- Partnership For Justice
  13. WARDC-Women Advocacy Research And Documentation Centre
  14. Project Alert On Violence Against Women
  15. CACOL-Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders
  16. Niger Delta Budget Monitoring Group
  17. PEDANET-Persons With Disability Network
  18. PANAFSTRAG-Pan-African Strategic And Policy Research Group
  19. Seri-Socio Economic Rights Initiative
  20. AHIP-Adolescent Health And Information Project
  21. IHRHL-Institute Of Human Rights And Humanitarian Law
  22. PRAWA-Prisons Rehabilitation And Welfare Agency
  23. Citizens Center For Integrated Development And Social Rights (CCIDESOR)
  24. CIRDDOC-Civil Resource And Documentation Development Center
  25. BOCOPED-Borno Coalition
  26. HEDA Resource Center
  27. SERAP-Social Economic Rights Accountability Project
  28. Gender And Youth Rights Initiative (GYRI)
  29. Human Rights Monitor
  30. Network For Justice
  31. Connecting Gender
  32. WRAPA-Women’s Rights Advancement And Protection Alternative
  33. Advocates San Frontieres
  34. NHRC-National Human Rights Commission
  35. SGCA-Society For Gender And Child Advancement
  36. Ceddart
  37. RIBAC-Rights Based Awareness Coalition
  38. CR-Confluence Of Rights
  39. Kano Civil Society Forum
  40. Media Gandhi Alternative
  41. PLAC- Policy And Legal Advocacy Center
  42. ZCC- Zero Coruption Coalition
  43. MGA- Minority Gender Action
  44. DAG- Democratic Action Group
  45. JDPC-Justice, Development And Peace Commission
  46. NBA- Nigerian Bar Association
  47. CSLS-Centre For Socio-Legal Studies
  48. Centre For Human Rights In Islam
  49. Replace-Rights Enforcement And Public Law Center
  50. CRD- Center For Research And Development
  51. AJ-Access To Justice
  52. NNHRI-Wa- Network Of National Human Rights Institution
  53. HURSDEF-Human Rights Social Development Environmental Foundation
  54. JIWNAJ-Jigawa Women’s Network For Access To Justice
  55. Bra-Basic Rights Action
  56. OSJI- Open Society Justice Initiative
  57. WABA- West African Bar Association
  58. HDI- Human Development Initiative
  59. WYEI-Women And Youth Empowerment Initiative
  60. MRA-Media Rights Agenda
  61. GSAN- Gender And Social Action Network
  62. AA-Alliances For Africa
  63. ECOWA-Echoes Of Women In Africa Foundation
  64. Mission5000plus
  65. MCI-Media Concern Initiative
  66. YACC
  67. Muslim Youth Initiative
  68. NNNGO-Nigeria Network Of Ngo’s
  69. Rsn-
  70. NCICC- Nigerian Coalition For The International Criminalcourt
  71. WDC-Women Development Center
  72. WCN-Women’s Consortium Of Nigeria
  73. Center For Women’s Health And Information
  74. AHI- Action Health Incorporated
  75. Baobab For Women Human Rights
  76. LRRDC-Legal Research And Resource Development Center
  77. LDC-Legal Defence Center
  78. GREIN-Grassroots Empowerment Initiative
  79. Human Rights Centre
  80. Centre For Peace Building And Socio-Economic Resources Development
  81. The Independent Project
  82. CEPSERD-Centre For Peace Building & Socio-Economic Resources Development
  83. CSO- Coalition Against Sexual Offence
  84. Lawyers Alert
  85. GR-Global Rights
  86. National Committee On Torture
  87. Catholic Institute For Development, Justice And Peace (CIDJAP)
  88. GADA-Gender And Development Action
  89. West Africa Network For Peace Building Nigeria (WANEP )
  90. HEDA Resource Center
  91. WANGONET- The West African Ngo Network
  92. Women Law & Development Centre
  93. NOPRIN Foundation
  94. Legal Resource Consortium
  95. SERAC- Social Economic Rights Action
  96. Human And Environmental Development Agenda
  97. Foundation For Environmental Rights, Advocacy And Development (FENRAD)
  98. Replinglin And Associates
  99. Vision Spring Initiatives
  100. Prison Inmate Development Initiative
  101. Global Community Prime Initiative
  102. Centre For The Advocacy Of Justice And Rights
  103. Human Rights And Community Development Initiative
  104. Center For Community Excellence (CENCEX)
  105. Coalition Of Budget Transparency Advocates In Kano (COBTAK).
  106. Community Outreach For Development And Welfare Advocacy
  107. Bauchi Human Right Network
  108. Organization For The Sustenance Of The Nigerian Environment (OFSNE)
  109. Grassroots Economic Empowerment And Educational Development
  110. Rural Integrated Development Initiative
  111. Nawoj/Coalition For Human Rights Actors
  112. (CEDDA) Centrum Initiative For Development And Fundamental Rights Advocacy
  113. Concern For Women Development Initiative (COWODI)
  114. Health Education And Environmental Protection Alliance (HEEPA)
  115. Life Helpers Initiative
  116. Carmelite Prisoners’ Interest Organization (CAPIO)
  117. Global Community Prime Initiative
  118. Women’s Initiative For Self-Actualization
  119. Legend Youth Association
  120. Imenem Multi Purpose Cooperative Society
  121. Little Hearts Of Praise Initiative
  122. Partners For Peace
  123. WASIF
  124. Center For Agric & Rural Development (CARD)
  125. Humanitarian League
  126. Women Development Initiative
  127. Applicant Welfare And Development Centre
  128. Dynamic Youth Development Organization
  129. Civil Liberty Organization
  130. Divine Helpers Organization Of Nigeria
  131. Health And Development Initiative
  132. Women Economic Linkages Organizations Of Nigeria
  133. Fa International Women Association
  134. Widows And Orphans Development Organization
  135. Women And Community Livelihood Foundation
  136. Human Right Commission
  137. African Human Development Center
  138. Heal The Land Initiative
  139. Fast Lane Women Network
  140. Peace, Knowledge, Growth & Love Foundation (PEKGLOF)
  141. Rural Health & Women Development.
  142. Ac-Net
  143. Women United For Economic Empowerment
  144. Oluwafolakemi Washington Help Foundation (OWHF)
  145. Community Health Advancement And Fund Empowerment Centre
  146. Humanity Family Foundation For Peace And Development (HUFFPED)
  147. Life Builder Initiative (LBI)
  148. Foundation For Sustainable Health Promotion And Development (FOSHPAD)
  149. Centre For Advocacy, Rehabilitation And Empowerment
  150. Centre For Better Health And Community Development
  151. Centre For Education, Women Development And Population Family Life Activities (CEWAP)
  152. CISHAN
  153. Akinwumi Plus Ojo Foundation (APOF)
  154. Development Empowerment Initiative
  155. Triumphant Health And Development Initiative (THADI)
  156. Society For Women And Aids In Africa Nigeria (SWAAN)
  157. Balm In Gilead Foundation (BIGIF)
  158. War Against Child, Sexual And Physical Abuse Society (WACSPA)
  159. Mercy Trust Foundation (MTF)
  160. (WCDHRI) Women And Children Development Health Research Initiative
  161. Tydas Nigeria Limited Ado
  162. New Initiative For Social Development (NISD)
  163. Global Network For Community Development (GNCD)
  164. Life And Peace Development Organization (LAPDO)
  165. Bethel
  166. Ministry Of Women Affairs, Ado-Ekiti
  167. Gender Relevance Initiative Promotion (GRIP)
  168. Adenike Obatayo Hope Foundation (ADOHF)
  169. Citizen Advocacy Group
  170. Michael Adedotun Oke Foundation
  171. Committee For Democracy And Rights Of The People
  172. Lokiaka Community Development Centre
  173. Climate And Environmental Development Initiative
  174. Centre For Community And Human Development
  175. Legal Resources Consortium (LRC)
  176. Girls Power Initiative (GPI)
  177. Onyenweife Paul Jideofor (Individual Member)
  178. Women Of Vision Development Initiative
  179. Center For Voters Awareness (CVA)
  180. United Youth For Development (UYD)
  181. The Socialist League (TSL)
  182. Youth Alliance Against Corruption (YAAC)
  183. National Women’s Alliance Against Corruption (NWAAC)
  184. Sharing Heart International (SHI)
  185. World Youth For Change Initiative (WYCI)
  186. D-Sky Development Initiatives
  187. Egalitarianism Development Initiatives
  188. Centre For Sustained Dialogue
  189. United Alliance Against Child Abuse
  190. Federation Of Muslim Women Association Of Nigeria (FOMWAN)
  191. Community Building Development Initiative (CBDI)
  192. Congress For Justice And People Rights (CJPR)
  193. Movement For Electoral Integrity (MEI)
  194. Conscious Citizens Initiative
  195. Yusrulahi Association
  196. Sisters Against Violence Initiatives (SAVI)
  197. Violence Defenders
  198. Community Development Group
  199. Society For Rights And Human Development
  200. Centre For Ethics Democracy And Development (CEDAD)
  201. Alexander Foundation
  202. Home Makers Women Development Initiative
  203. International Centre For Peace, Charity And Human Development (INTERCEP)
  204. Community Action For Popular Participation (CAPP)
  205. Community Based Development Non-Governmental Organization Forum
  206. Country Women Association Of Nigeria (COWAN)
  207. League For Human Rights
  208. Centre For Peace Advancement In Nigeria
  209. Persons With Disability (PWD)
  210. Ocean Center
  211. Displaced Women And Children Foundation (DWCF)
  212. Voice Of The Girl Child
  213. Centre For The Economic Empowerment For Women And Youth
  214. Inter-Gender
  215. Christian Women For Excellence And Empowerment In Nigeria Society (CWEENS)
  216. Human Rights Activist
  217. Coalition Of Human Rights Activists
  218. Community Environment Development Network
  219. Harry Wofasi Women For Family Stability Initiative
  220. Abua-Odual Kupe Foundation
  221. Movement For The Survival Of The Ogoni People
  222. Niger Delta Coalition
  223. Rivers Youth Coalition Vanguard (RYCV)
  224. Kebelkache Women
  225. Social Action
  226. Macwelff Maternal And Child Wellbeing Foundation
  227. Women Initiative For Transparency And Social Justice (WITSOJ)
  228. Center For Women And Vulnerable Children
  229. Doing Democracy Movement
  230. Niger Delta Civil Society Coalition
  231. Niger Delta Youth For Development And Positive Change
  232. Women Information Network (WINET)
  233. Divine Favour Foundation Initiative
  234. Eddy Ukoha Associates
  235. Centre For The Advancement Of Literacy And Leadership (CALL)
  236. New Era Development Education Centre (NEDEC)
  237. Clo/Inter-Solidarity
  238. New Innovation In Development Education For A Healthy Living Society (NEWIDEAHL)
  239. International Centre For Development And Budget Advocacy (ICBD)
  240. CRUDAN
  241. Social Watch, Nigeria
  242. Truth Is Life Care Giver
  243. Civil Resource Development And Documentation Centre
  244. Youth Education And Human Rights And Civil Responsibility (YEHRCR)
  245. International Federation Of Women Lawyers
  246. New Life Community Care Initiative (NELCCI)
  247. Youth Resource Education And Leadership Center 4 Africa (YORDEL)
  248. Divine Favour Foundation (DFF)
  249. Green Pastures Charity Centre (GREPAC)
  250. Human Rights And Youth Education On Human Right And Civil Responsibilities
  251. Alliances For Africa
  252. Safe Habitat
  253. Women’s Rights Advancement (WERA)
  254. Centre For Citizens With Disabilities
  255. Gender Consultant
  256. Channel Of Hope Initiative
  257. Women Of Virtue Network
  258. Center For Modu
  259. Women, Widows And Orphans
  260. Society Impact Initiative
  261. T/Fulani Associate
  262. Network For Empowerment And Development Initiative
  263. Democracy Action Group (Dag)
  264. Women Advancement Network
  265. Al-Usra Kano Initiative
  266. Danmarke Youth Development Association
  267. Right Based Awareness Coalition
  268. Youth Empowerment And Health Development Initiative
  269. Youth Stakeholders Forum
  270. Taurariya Association
  271. Ophanned Youth For Development
  272. Green Flog For Youth Development
  273. Access For Prisoners Rights
  274. Society For Youth Development And Orphaned Children
  275. Play Safe Foundation
  276. Child Protection Network
  277. Centre For Care Of The Vulnerable And Development (Ccvo)
  278. Wellbeing Foundation
  279. Women And Youth Development Initiative
  280. Step To Life
  281. Woman Kind Family Enhancement Initiative
  282. Millennium Resource And Consultancy Services
  283. Joliweb Home Foundation
  284. Association For Democratic Citizen
  285. Olive Community Development Initiative
  286. Civil Rights Initiative
  287. Adolescent Support Organization (ASO)
  288. Total Fidelity Movement For Relief Services
  289. Development Action For Humanity (DAH)
  290. Organization For The Sustenance Of The Nigeria Environment (OSNE)
  291. Initiative For Development
  292. Grassroot Action For Development
  293. Community Action Project
  294. Centre For Grassroot Development
  295. Centre For Development And Civil Education
  296. Crown Women Network
  297. We Care Foundation
  298. Community Development Information Centre
  299. Women In Peace Education And Community
  300. Health Global Organization
  301. Widows Development Trust
  302. Nigerian Association Of Women Journalist (NAWOJ)
  303. Udo Women Organization
  304. Favoured Women Association
  305. Kal Foundation For Youth Transformation
  306. Community Delightment Organization
  307. Sava The Society Initiative (Sasi)
  308. Community Development Initiative (CDI)
  309. Adolescent Health Center (AHC)
  310. Community Enlightenment And Development Initiative
  311. Kotorkoshi Emirate Development Initiative
  312. Save Mothers And Children Initiative Zamfara
  313. Community Development Forum
  314. Youth Initiative For Peace And Development
  315. Community Advancement Project
  316. Millennium Development Center Gusau Zamfara State
  317. Fulani Initiative For The Protection Of Environment And Less Privileged.
  318. Humanity Development And Peace initiative (HUDPI)
  319. Women In Education
  320. Support Development Association (SDA) Zamfara State
  321. Community Center For Women And Children Development (CCWCD)
  322. Voluntary Aid (VAI) Initiative
  323. Youth And Women Empowerment Initiative (YAWEI)
  324. Future Hope Foundation
  325. Hunnun Taimako Foundation
  326. Zamfara Youth Platform
  327. Green Fountain Foundation (G-FOF) Shinkafi
  328. Advocate For Gender Equality Prison Services
  329. Greenspring Development Initiative
  330. Cyndy Orji Foundation
  331. Total Support For The Rule Of Law & Justice Initiative
  332. Advocacy For Self Rehabilitation Initiative
  333. Anma Development Foundation
  334. Critical Response For Universal Xpression (CRUX)
  335. Devatop Centre for Africa Development
  336. Sexual Offence And Rehabilitation Initiative
  337. National Human Rights Commission

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