Southern Africa Human Rights Defenders Network (SouthernDefenders)
Kind of support: Host entities, Grant-making entities, Policy-makers, Referral entities Coordination hubs and Others
Geographical scope: Regional
Mozambique, South Africa
SouthernDefenders is a regional network that promotes, protects, and enhances the resilience of human rights defenders and social justice initiatives in their efforts to resist the closure of civic space; through knowledge and strategic partnership development, advocacy and building inclusive local, national and regional networks. SouthernDefenders seeks to advance its programme in an integrated, legitimate and accountable manner, intersecting with global, continental and regional human rights/social justice eco-systems and mechanisms.