Human rights form the backbone of a just society, and their protection enables individuals and collectives to pursue their desired ends. Yet human rights are too frequently disregarded or revoked when politically expedient or viewed as obstacles to political, environmental, and economic objectives. A just rule of law protects and enforces fundamental rights--the right to life and security of person; freedom of thought, religion, and expression; freedom of assembly and association; fundamental labor rights; the right to privacy; equal protection of the law; and due process of law.
National Alliance for Human Rights and Social Justice Nepal (Human Rights Alliance), a Coalition of Nepali non- governmental human rights organizations dedicated to a cause of freedom, human rights, social justice, and peace in Nepal was established in 1996 in the initiation of some leading human rights NGOs.
Center for Human Rights and Global Justice works with Dalit groups and activists to advocate with Nepal's lawmakers to ensure that Nepal's new constitution complies with Nepal's international human rights law obligations and that the new constitution meaningfully protects and advances the rights and equality of Dalits.
Community Self-Reliance Centre (CSRC) has been at the forefront of land and agrarian rights campaign in Nepal. CSRC collaborates with National Land Rights Forum (NLRF), a people's organization of landless, tenants and smallholder farmers and its branches at districts and the community level.
NHRC is an independent and autonomous constitutional body. The primary responsibility of NHRC is to protect and promote human rights of Nepalese people through inquiries and investigations.
A non-profit, nonpartisan international human rights organization based in the U.S.
FORWARD Nepal aims at reducing poverty in rural communities through integrated and sustainable development interventions. FORWARD's program activities are focused towards improving food security, household incomes and resource conservation to contribute to sustainable rural livelihoods.
Since its establishment, the THRD Alliance has been working on issues of specific human rights violations related to torture, extrajudicial execution, illegal arrest or detention, citizenship, inclusion and discrimination in the Terai. Its intervention focuses on monitoring, documentation, and litigation for the cases of human rights violations.