Human Rights Defenders Toolbox

Simmons & Simmons has produced a Human Rights Defenders Toolbox for pro bono client Peace Brigades International.

The Toolbox comprises a range of fact sheets on specific legal topics to assist human rights defenders around the world with their imperative work. The fact sheets focus on the obligations of companies to respect human rights, as set out in the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

The fact sheets cover the following topics:

For the website of Peace Brigades International, please click here.
Click here for a Spanish version of the Toolbox.

Human Rights Defenders Toolbox                       Free Prior and informed consent



Dealing with defamation allegations                    Environmental Hazards Degradation



Leverage                                                               Parent Company Liability



Toolbox for HRDs


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