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Lifeline – Created by the Lifeline Embattled CSO Assistance Fund, a consortium led by Freedom House, the Advocacy in Restricted Spaces toolkit is intended for use by grassroots, national, and regional civil society organizations that want to engage in advocacy in restrictive environments. The toolkit includes:
Dejusticia – This book collects and analyzes a repertoire of responses by human rights organizations to the crackdown against civil society in the populist context.
Written by scholars and advocates in challenging political settings from around the world, it offers ideas and inspiration to their peers in the human rights community who are grappling with and resisting the erosion of democracy and rights.
Tactical Tech – This online toolkit advises women rights defenders and community based organisations who want to use technology tools and practices in their campaigning. It includes tips and guidance on communications strategies to grab attention, tell a story and inspire action; an overview of communication tools and digital security strategies; and examples of successful campaigns led by women activists around the world.
Witness – Visit the WITNESS Library to download free resources for video activists, trainers and their allies. Includes video and PDF downloads of core WITNESS training materials and how-to guides, on topics such as: video production, video advocacy, storytelling for change, video distribution, safety and security, digital security, filming protests and forced evictions.