Forum for Protection of People’s Rights, Nepal (PPR Nepal) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization established in 2002 to advocate and work in the area of human rights and access to justice. PPR Nepal is established and run by lawyers, human rights activists, health professionals, peace workers and sociologists. PPR Nepal is registered under Nepal Government/District Administration Office, Kathmandu and is affiliated with the Social Welfare Council (SWC) of Nepal. PPR Nepal works for protection and promotion of human rights, peace building, access to justice especially for the poor and marginalized section of the society through lobbying, campaigning, capacity building and research activities.
PPR Nepal envisions a society where all the members live in harmony irrespective of their class, caste, ethnicity, religion, political beliefs; where people have easy access to resources and basic government services; and all the members lead a self determined life as per their wishes not violating the rights of others.
The major objectives of the organization are to:
Promote and protect human rights
Increase people’s access to justice
Support the development of a just and peaceful society
Advocate for torture prevention and the rehabilitation of torture victims
Carry out research on the issues related to peace, human rights and justice