To provide protection, quality legal assistance and empowerment to victims of human rights and ensure that every individual’s human rights protected and met.
To provide human rights education, undertake research, monitoring and documentation of human rights practices.
To raise public awareness amongst communities living in the remotest parts of the country through trainings, seminars, workshops, theater programs etc. of basic human rights and duties guaranteed in the national and international human rights instruments.
To promote good governance, respect for the rule of law, democracy and legal protection of human rights.
To eliminate all forms of discrimination against race, sex, colour, religion and ethnic backgrounds across Pakistan.
To investigate abuses, expose the facts widely, and pressure those with power to respect rights and secure justice for victims of human rights.
To enhance the capacity of national level organization with knowledge on human rights, legal rights and access to justice through public interest litigation and legal aid services.
To foster and develop contacts with development and human rights organizations, to promote solidarity and partnership among similar institutions, government, communities and individuals on a national, regional and international level.
Facilitate women participation in the development and human rights activities and promote their socio-economic empowerment.
Undertake participatory development programs for promoting of Human Rights, Educational Development, Youth Development, Women Empowerment, Food Security, Disability, Democratic Governance, Legal Education, Emergency Response, Water and capacity building and trainings.
Acting as a think-tank to organize seminars, workshops, forums to discuss and document the deliberations on different rural development issues & to publish and disseminate information to member NGO’s/VBO's/CO’s.
Last reviewed: 04/10/2017
What Are HUMAN RIGHTS?
Let’s start with some basic definitions.
Every person is entitled to certain fundamental rights, simply by the fact of being human. These are called “human rights” rather than a privilege (which can be taken away at someone’s whim).
Nationwide network of lawyers and social activists.
Human Rights Legal Network is a nationwide network of lawyers and social activists who fight to combat injustice and protect the fundamental rights of marginalized communities and individuals through the use of the legal system.