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Human Rights and Mental Health Links

American Association for the Advancement of Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science,
”Triple A-S” (AAAS), is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association.

Doctors for Global Health

Doctors for Global Health (DGH) is a private, not-for-profit organization promoting health, education, art and other human rights throughout the world.

Francois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights

The François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights is the first academic center to focus exclusively on health and human rights.

Global Lawyers and Physicians

Global Lawyers and Physicians is a non-profit non-governmental organization that focuses on health and human rights issues.

International Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War

IPPNW is a non-partisan federation of national medical organizations in 58 countries, representing tens of thousands of doctors, medical students, other health workers, and concerned citizens who share the common goal of creating a more peaceful and secure world freed from the threat of nuclear annihilation.

Physicians for Social Responsibility

Physicians for Social Responsibility is committed to the elimination of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, the achievement of a sustainable environment, and the reduction of violence and its causes.

Physicians for Human Rights

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) promotes health by protecting human rights.


Humanitarian Aid Links

CARE International

CARE tackles underlying causes of poverty so that people can become self-sufficient.

International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

International Rescue Committee

The IRC helps people fleeing racial, religious and ethnic persecution, as well as those uprooted by war and violence.

Norwegian People's Aid

Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) is the humanitarian organisation of the Norwegian trade union movement. In its work NPA is guided by the values of national and international solidarity, human dignity, freedom and equality.

Action Against Hunger

Recognized worldwide as a leader in the fight against hunger, Action Against Hunger delivers programs in over 40 countries, specializing in emergency situations of war, conflict, and natural disasters and longer-term assistance to people in distress.


Activism Links

The Ignacio Martin-Baro Fund for Mental Health and Human Rights

The Martín-Baró Fund supports progressive, grassroots groups throughout the world who are challenging institutional repression and confronting the mental health consequences of violence and injustice in their communities.

Psychologists for Social Responsibility

PsySR uses psychological knowledge and skills to promote peace with social justice at the community, national and international levels.