VIOLATIONS OF THE RIGHT OF NGO'S TO FUNDING BY RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED BY STATES
What Are the Risks and Restrictions on Women's & Human Rights NGO's??
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The right of NGOs to access funding is an integral part of the right to freedom of association. Access to funds and resources is essential and without it the daily work of NGOs is highly jeopardised. In some countries, the consequences of such laws and practices are debilitating.
The Annual Report 2013 of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), provides a global review of the violations of NGOsí right to funding via various forms of restrictions imposed by States. It provides a detailed analysis as is illustrated by concrete cases in 35 countries.