Al Nadim Center for the Management and Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence
Phone: (202) 337 6186
Fax: (202) 337 6186
Arab Center for the Independence of the Judiciary
8/10 Matnab El-Manyal Str.
Phone: (202) 355 0871
Fax: (202) 594 2734, 362 0732
Arab Organization for Human Rights
The Arab Organization for Human Rights lists its aims as follows: 1) to call for respect of human rights and fundamental freedoms of all citizens and residents of the Arab world; 2) to defend any individual whose human rights are subjected to violations which are contrary to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; 3) to endeavor, regardless of political considerations, to obtain release of detained or imprisoned persons, seeking relief and assistance for persons whose freedom is restricted in any way or who are subject to coercion of any kind because of their beliefs and political convictions, or for reasons of race, sex, color, or language; 4) to protest in cases where a fair trial is not guaranteed; 5) to provide legal assistance where necessary and possible; 6) to call for improvements in conditions of prisoners of conscience; and 7) to work for the amnesty of persons sentenced for political reasons.
91, Al-Marghany St.
Phone: (20 2) 4181396 – 4188378
P.O. Box 82
CH-1211 Gen�ve 28
Phone: (20) 3466582
Fax: (20) 3448166
Association of Development and Enhancement of Women In Egypt
ADEW believes that the status of Female Heads of Households (FHHs) a traditionally neglected and disempowered segment of Egyptian society, can only be enhanced by empowering these women socially , legally and economically. By providing women with the economic opportunities and working as mediators between women and various governmental and private agencies, ADEW delivers women’s voice to the national consciousness.
Association of Legal Assistance on Human Rights
The Association aims to raise awareness on human rights education amongst a vast majority of the population and to provide legal assistance for the victims of the violations of human rights.
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies
(CIHRS) is a regional research center specialized in the field of human rights. It was established in 1994. The CIHRS enjoys a special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. It also has an observatory status with the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The CIHRS is also a member to the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) and the Human Rights Education Network.
P.O. Box 117 (Maglis el- Shaab)
Tel: 7951112 – 7946065
Email: cihrs [at] soficom [dot] com [dot] eg and webmaster [at] cihrs [dot] com
Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance (CEWLA)
CEWLA is a woman’s NGO established in 1995 to educate women about their legal rights.
The Center for Human Rights Legal Aid
Provides legal assistance and representation, free of charge, to victims of human rights violations in Egypt, regardless of their gender, nationality, religion, or political affiliation, or the individual or organization accused of the infringement.
49, al-Batal Ahmad Abdel-Aziz St.
Phone: (202) 3041843
Fax: (202) 3022241
Email: gasser [at] chrla [dot] org
The Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS)
The mission of CEOSS is to promote the sanctity, equity and harmony of life. It seeks to nurture moral and spiritual awareness, enhance a sense of belonging, promote respect for diversity, combat injustice, address conflict, and advance social justice for individuals and communities. To fulfill this mission, CEOSS has three scopes of work: Development, Enlightenment, and Dialogue.
P.O. Box 162-11811 El Panorama
Phone: (202) 297-5901/2/3 or (202) 297-5872/3/4
Fax: (202) 297-5878
Email: Int [dot] relatns [at] ceoss [dot] org [dot] eg
Egyptian Center for the Human Rights of a Child
The Center works to explore the urgent need to defend and protect child rights according to the principles of the UN charter and the International Declaration for Human Rights.
Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights
EIPR is an independent Egyptian human rights organization established with the objective to promote and defend the personal rights and freedoms of individuals.
Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR)
EOHR, founded in 1985, is one of the oldest and premier non-governmental organizations working for the support and defence of human rights in Egypt. EOHR monitors the human rights situation in Egypt and defends people against human rights violations regardless of the identity, affiliation, race or color of the victim. It acts against both governmental and non-governmental human rights violations. It seeks to create strong public awareness and support for human rights principles. EOHR urges the authorities to revise all laws that are not in conformity to international human rights standards and to stop all the practices that disregard Egypt’s international commitments as a state party to the International Covenant o Civil and Political rights (ICCPR) and other international human rights instruments.
8/10 Matahaf El-Manyal Street
Phone: 20-(2)-363 68 11; 362 04 67
Fax: 20-(2)-362 16 13
Email: eohr [at] link [dot] com [dot] eg
Human Rights Center for the Assistance of Prisoners
The Human Rights Center for the Assistance of Prisoners (HRCAP) was established in 1997 as a non-political, non-profit civil company. It aims to provide legal assistance to prisoners and to advocate for the reform of prisons so that they become places of correction and rehabilitation.
International Islamic Committee for Woman and Child
The Committee aims to preserve the Islamic identity of Muslim women and children, and face all plans aiming at stripping them of it; to present the prestigious value of women in Islamic Sharia’a; to improve and promote Muslim women in all areas through symposia and training programs; and to unify exerted efforts of Muslim women organizations and entities that represent women and children.
Legal Research and Resource Center for Human Rights
Public awareness is an essential foundation to the building of a society that respects the principles of human rights theory and practice. LRRC was established in 1991 to attempt creating such a sensitive and well-informed public on the issue of human rights. It aims at emphasizing respect for legal sovereignty as well as establishing the principles of human rights as set out in the international instruments.
7 Al-Higaz St.
Email: lrrc [at] brainy1 [dot] ie-eg [dot] com
National Council For Women
The creation of the Council comes as a natural consequence of the national and international developments and challenges, and to crown the achievements in favour of Egyptian women during a century.
New Women Research Center
NWRC is a woman’s Egyptian NGO which started in 1984 and registered in 1991 to formulate women�s mission fighting oppression and discrimination.
The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights
ECWR is a non-political NGO. Its main concern is to support Egyptian women in the struggle to get their full rights and attain equality.