IHRDA trains Nigerian Lawyers, CSOs on litigating women’s rights - March 2017
IHRDA trains Lawyers, CSOs on advancing women's rights in Gambia using int'l legal instruments - March 2017
Teaching Human Rights in Gambia Police Training School: IHRDA organizes training of trainers' workshop - Feb 2017
IHRDA organises workshop to validate Gambia's legal resources on SGBV - Nov 2016
L-R: High Court Judge; Court of Appeal Judge; IHRDA's Director of Programs; IHRDA's Board Chair (Senior Gambian Lawyer)
Historic hand-shake: IHRDA, Malawi reach amicable settlement in case before ACERWC - October 2016
IHRDA's ED (L); ACERWC's Chair (C); Malawi's Solicitor-General (R) @ 28th Ordinary Session of ACERWC
Launching of ACERWC's African child rights case-law database - Oct 2016
Developed by IHRDA with support of ACERWC & HURIDOCS
IHRDA organises colloquium on mining-related human rights abuses in DRC - September 2016
IHRDA's 17th Ordinary Board Meeting, held in The Gambia - July 2016
IHRDA trains Malian female lawyers & CSOs on women's rights litigation - July 2016
IHRDA facilitates litigation surgery on FGM in Burkina Faso - July 2016
Organized by Equality Now & Voix des Femmes
IHRDA facilitates Oxfam training on strategic women's rights litigation in Nigeria - June 2016
IHRDA presents Statement at the 27th Ordinary Session of the ACERWC - May 2016
On the ill-treatment of children accused of witchcraft in West Africa
Statement at 58th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on implemetation of decisions on Communication 292/04, IHRDA / Angola - April 2016
IHRDA hands human rights manual for Gambia law enforcment agencies - March 2016
Concluding activities in human rights capacity-building project for Gambia law enforcement agencies
Human rights capacity-building in Guinea - February 2016
IHRDA's Legal Officer facilitating training and case identification workshop with CSOs and Lawyers
Human rights capacity-building in Guinea - February 2016
IHRDA trains Magistrates on application of int'l human rights standards
IHRDA presents Statement at 57th Ordinary Session of ACHPR, Nov 2015
Focusing implementation of ACHPR's decision in Communication 292/04, IHRDA/Angola
Gaye Sowe delivers keynote address at opening of NGO Forum preceding the 57th Ordinary Session of the African Commission - Oct 2015
The discourse focuses the protection of civic space in Africa
Launching of IHRDA's Human Rights capacity-building project for Gambia law enforcement agencies - Oct 2015
Participants pose with UK Ambassador and dignitaries
IHRDA kick-starts training of Gambia law enforcement agencies on application of Human Rights standards - Oct 2015
UK Ambassador to The Gambia, H.E. Colin Crorkin, presides at the opening ceremony
Panel discussion on status of women’s human rights defenders in Africa - 10th anniversary of the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders’ Project – Kampala, Oct 2015
IHRDA's Legal Officer, Oludayo Fagbemi (first from left), was a panellist
Capacity-building and Case-identification Workshop with Malian Lawyers and CSOs - Oct 2015
Gaye Sowe adds value on the use of regional instruments and mechanisms for protection of human rights
Training Malian Judicial Officers on Application of African Human Rights Instruments – Oct 2015
L-R: Dr Horace Adjolohun of the African Commission; Ambassador Fatoumata Diakite of APDF; Malian Minister for Human Rights, Madam Aminata Malle; & IHRDA's Gaye Sowe


IHRDA we “Defend” victims of human rights violations before domestic and regional judicial bodies and also make sure that the judicial decisions lead to positive change.


IHRDA we “Educate” by training human rights actors and ensuring that domestic laws epitomize international human rights standards.



IHRDA we “Inform” by disseminating information about cases from the African Human Rights System, we also publish and distribute our books on various human rights issues.



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