Modern slavery and extreme human rights abuse happen in every country, and global collaboration is much needed to effectively address the crime. Building on our belief of “Local insights, global impact”, we are particularly keen on building partnership with local frontline organisations that are addressing issues in the local context. The partnership aims to create synergy, exchange information, and amplify the voice of our local partners, in order to protect human rights and serve the well-being of mankind. Become a partner.
Our Local Partner
Established in 2013, Taiwan Yilan Migrant Fishermen Union (YMFU) was the first labour union formed by migrant workers in Taiwan. It has 110 members from Indonesia and the Philippines working in the offshore and coastal fishing industry. YMFU provides individual assistance to workers, investigates labour issues, negotiates with employers, files complaints, and coordinates legal assistance. The secretary-general, Allison Li-Hua Lee, was honoured as a Trafficking in Persons Hero by the U.S. Department of State in 2017.
Established in 2017, the Centre for Human Rights, Multiculturalism, and Migration (CHRM2) is part of the University of Jember’s strategic Centres within Southeast Asia to promote research and collaboration in the specialised areas of human rights, multiculturalism and migration with cognate disciplines. Recently the Centre has provided consultancy for the elimination of child marriage in Bondowoso District for three years from 2017 until 2019, an academic examination for the revocation of the Law No. 3/2001 on Anti-Prostitute in Jember District, and research on the social and economic impact on the application of the Indonesian Presidential Decree No. 125/2016 on Refugees.
Established in 2016, Missing Child Kenya. is a community led portal that works with organisations and individuals in the child
protection sector and the public to help share information on missing children using various media platforms and increase search efforts at no cost to the affected families. Until February 2021, Missing Child Kenya has found 496 missing children, and helped them reunited with their families.
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Sussex Innovation Centre has contributed to the creation of Humanity Research Consultancy (HRC) through workshops, trainings, and legal supports.
HRC was selected in the 2019 by the Cambridge Social Venture Incubator. The Incubator has provided a 12-month bespoke, particularly around embedding and protecting the social mission of social enterprises. See HRC’s profile on the Incubator’s page here.
Social Enterprise UK is the national body for social enterprise. It is the biggest network of social enterprises in the UK and a strategic partner to 6 government departments and have led public policy on social enterprise for 15 years. HRC is a certified social enterprise by Social Enterprise UK.