Philippine Human Rights Information Center (PhilRights)
WHO THEY ARE
Established in 1991 by the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA), PhilRights serves as the research and information center of the alliance. We are an associated NGO of the United Nations Department of Public Information (UN DPI) and carry a special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC).
As a service institution for the Filipino people, they aim to:
Deepen awareness, knowledge, and understanding about human rights conditions, issues, and mechanisms;
Work for a dynamic human rights movement that is able to mobilize sectors and
groups for timely and effective intervention in the promotion and defense of human
rights by making available human rights knowledge and tools in information
handling and dissemination
Help ensure state compliance with its human rights obligations through active
monitoring and engagement;
Strengthen cooperation and partnership with local and international networks in the
conduct of human rights activities through lively exchange and sharing of
Enhance capability of organizations and communities in the promotion and defense of human rights through education and training on research, advocacy and information handling and dissemination.
Initiate and facilitate access to human rights intervention and support for families and communities whose rights are systematically violated or deniedSee more