- Legal Defence and Assistance Project
The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) is a non-governmental organization of lawyers and Law professionals, engaged in the promotion and protection of human rights, the rule of law and good governance in Nigeria. It has observer status with the Africa commission on human and peoples’ Rights and was established in 1997 by a group of pro-bono lawyers working to support political prisoners.
- Nigerian Human Rights Commission
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) serves as an extra-judicial mechanism for the enhancement of the enjoyment of human rights. Its establishment is aimed at creating an enabling environment for the promotion, protection and enforcement of human rights. It also provides avenues for public enlightenment, research and dialogue in order to raise awareness on human rights issues.
- Human Rights Law Service
The Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS) started in 1997 as a specialist provider of human rights legal services. Today, HURILAWS is also a public policy think-tank and pressure group working in partnership with multi-sector development and change actors to promote accountable and transparent governance in Nigeria.
- Federation of International Female Lawyers
FIDA Nigeria is a Non-Governmental, Non-Profit Organization made up of women lawyers called to the practice of Law in Nigeria. The organisation was formed in 1964 by Mrs. (Lady) Aduke Alakija in Nigeria, and is a member of FIDA International founded in 1944 in Mexico by a group of women lawyers from Cuba, El Salvador, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Unites States of America.
- Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC)
Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) is a non-governmental, non-profit, advocacy, information sharing, research, and capacity building organisation. Its purpose is to strengthen the link between civil society and the legislature through advocacy and capacity building for civil society groups and policy makers on legislative processes and governance issues.
- Women Advocacy Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC)
Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) is a non profit civil rights organization established in the year 2000 to promote respect for Human Rights, Gender Equality, Equity, Rule of Law, Accountability and Social Justice in Nigeria.
- Civil Resource and Documentation Development Centre (CIRDDOC)
The Civil Resource Development and Documentation Centre (CIRDDOC) Nigeria is an independent, non-governmental and not-for-profit organisation established in 1996 for the protection and promotion of human rights and women’s human rights and the strengthening of civil society. CIRDDOC is also committed to the institutionalization of good governance, gender equality and the rule of law in Nigeria. CIRDDOC is registered under Part C of Companies and Allied Matters Act laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990. (RC 10,928).
- Women’s Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA)
Women’s Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA) seeks to advance and protect the rights of women as provided by national laws and policies, regional and international treaties and agreement through an integrated approach that entrenches respect for the human dignity of the woman as well as her inclusion in decisions that affect her life and the development of her community.
- Human Rights Social Development Environmental Foundation
The Human Rights Social Development Environmental Foundation is a leading Human Rights organisation whose vision is to be the foremost human and environmental right activist in a clean, green environmental conscious Nigeria where the rights and privileges of every one, irrespective of class, creed, social status or age is respected.
- Center for Women, Youth and Community
The Centre for Women, Youth and Community Action (NACWYCA) is a Non-profit, Non-religious, Non-political and Non-governmental organization focused on the mobilization and empowerment of women, youth and communities for National development. It began operations on the 1st February 1999 and is presently registered with the Nasarawa State Government and the Corporate Affairs Commission Abuja. The Centre has a Board of Directors made up of seven members who determine the policy directions of the Centre while the day-to-day administration of the Centre which lies with the management team (please refer to the organizational chart below).
- Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD)
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 as an independent, not-for-profit, research training, advocacy and capacity building organisation. The purpose was to mobilise global opinion and resources for democratic development and provide an independent space to reflect critically on the challenges posed to the democratisation and development processes in West Africa..
- Childs Right Protective Initiative (CRPI)
The Child Rights Protection Initiative is a non governmental organisation working to promote Child Survival, Growth and Development by providing unique advocacy services in the area of Child Rights
- CLEEN Foundation
The CLEEN Foundation (formerly known as Centre for Law Enforcement Education) is non governmental organization established in January 1998 with the mission of promoting public safety, security and accessible justice through the strategies of empirical research, legislative advocacy, demonstration programmes and publications, in partnership with government, civil society and the private sector.