Organisations

Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development

Uganda

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Plot 2, Simbamanyo House
P.O.Box 7136 George St,
Kampala, Uganda

The History of the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development is derived from its mandate as of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, Chapters 4 and 16 which is to: “empower communities to harness their potential through skills development, Labour productivity and cultural growth.” The constitution advocates for protection and promotion of fundamental rights of the poor and other vulnerable groups as well as institutions of traditional or cultural leaders.

 

The Ministry’s mandate is to empower communities to harness their potential through cultural growth, skills development and Labour productivity for sustainable and gender responsive development.

The mission is promotion of gender equality, labour administration, social protection and transformation of communities.

The vision is a better standard of living, equality and social cohesion,  especially for poor and vulnerable groups in Uganda.

 

The Sector Strategic Objectives are:

-To empower communities to appreciate, access, participate in, manage and demand accountability in public and community based initiatives;

-To protect vulnerable persons from deprivation and livelihood risks;

-To create an enabling environment for increasing employment opportunities and productivity for Improved livelihoods and social security for all, especially the poor and vulnerable;

-To ensure that issues of inequality and exclusion in access to services across all sectors and at all levels are addressed; and

-To improve performance of SD institutions to coordinate and implement the SDIP at various levels.

Jordan Civil Society Program

Jordan

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P.O. Box 1252
Amman 11821
Jordan

"The USAID Civic Initiatives Support Program (USAID CIS) aims at cultivating a strong and vibrant civil society in Jordan through supporting a broad range of civic initiatives. Working at both national and local levels, it supports civic initiatives and advocacy responding to common interests, strengthens the organizational capacity of civil society organizations (CSOs) and promotes Government of Jordan-civil society collaboration efforts to address reform and development challenges"

Ludwig Boltzman Institute of Human Rights

Austria

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Freyung 6 (Schottenhof)
1. Hof, Stiege II
1010 Vienna

"Research work at the BIM deals with a broad range of human rights relevant topics. Based on its work since 1993 and in light of upcoming developments within the international human rights discourse the BIM focuses its expertise on the following areas:

Human Dignity and Public Security
Human Rights in Development Co-operation and Business
European Neighbourhood and Integration Policy
Anti-discrimination, Diversity and Asylum
Women’s Rights, Child Rights, Anti-Trafficking
Human Rights Education / Education for Democratic Citizenship
Digital Rights

Besides the topic-wise structured focuses current human rights questions at international, European and national level are on the institute's research agenda, specifically dealt with in events and publication projects"

MOTHER SOCIETY (Miracle Organization towards Health and Education Remedial Society)

India

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22 Srinivasa Complex
Srinivasa Nagar
Nandyal
Kurnool (Dist)
Pin-508501
Andhra Pradesh

MOTHER SOCIETY (Miracle Organization towards Health and Education Remedial Society) is a non-profit and non-governmental voluntary organization (NGO) formed with the group of seven likeminded people who have passion in social service. It intends to take up social, economic, health, educational, vocational training, livelihoods, agricultural, rural development and cultural activities for empowerment of disadvantaged & vulnerable sections of the society particularly of women, children and youth and all in general. The organisation believes in strengthening of disadvantaged & vulnerable sections for equity, justice & peace. Their goal is to work for the development of poor, needy, destitute and sick people and children in slums and villages, to help them break the cycle of poverty and provide education as well as skill based education for the above said categories of people

Note: The organisation registered under Societies Registration Act 35 of 2001, in the year 2005, Its registration number is 647/2005, dated 15-12-2005. It is also registered under Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), 1976, on 13 Oct 2009. It has Income Tax (IT) exemption under Sections 12 A

Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF)

UK

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Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square
London WC1H 9NA

"The Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) is a network of national organisations committed to equal opportunities, social justice, good community relations, respect for human rights and an end to discrimination based on age, disability, gender and gender identity, race, religion or belief, and sexual orientation"

Sabah Integrity Alliance Association (SINAR)

Malaysia

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Lot 6, Tingkat 1, Blok C, Bandar Fajar, Jalan Leila, 90000, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia

Sabah Integrity Alliance Association (SINAR) is a local non government organization (NGO) established in 2016 aim to help the community in various aspects of issues including welfare, humanitarian, human resources, human rights and education.

Tororo Women and Disabled Persons Development Initiative (TWADDI)

Uganda

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Buganga Village, Ojilai Parish, Iyolwa sub county, Tororo District
C/O Iyolwa sub county

Vision: Empower marginalised category of people living in poor condition to obtain an improved status of living.

Mission: To fight discrimination, marginalisation, poverty through mobilisation and sensitisation as well as accessing economic training programmes and avail funding for development programmes at both local and regional levels.