If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a
version of this document in a more accessible format, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.
The commission visited seven charities working in the field of human rights to prepare this report. Research identified common themes, for example:
the high value that human rights charities place on their independence
the importance of getting their message across to different audiences
a greater need for clarity in the extent that charities can engage in campaigning
Research shows that complaints made to the commission against human rights charities were significantly higher than other charities, although there is clear evidence of these charities following good practice in line with other charities.
Given the high profile nature of human rights issues, this report shows the varied ways in which charities seek to promote and protect human rights.