Christian Aid is a Christian organisation that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. They provide urgent, practical and effective assistance where need is great, tackling the effects of poverty as well as its root causes.
CAFOD was born when volunteer members of the National Board of Catholic Women organised the first Family Fast Day on Friday, March 11, 1960. Their vision is a world transformed to reflect the Kingdom of God.
Oxfam is a leading international NGO with a worldwide reputation for excellence in the delivery of aid and development work. Their purpose is to work with others to overcome poverty and suffering.
Progressio is a progressive international charity with Catholic roots that enables poor communities to solve their own problems through support from skilled workers. They lobby decision-makers to change policies that keep people poor.
Outreach Peru, in nurturing hope and faith for a better life, promotes projects in health, education and sustainable development, supports the life of the Church, and provides aid to vulnerable people.
Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights for all.
WOMANKIND Worldwide believes women in developing countries are a powerful force for change. Women have an abundance of practical ideas for improving their own lives and lifting their families and communities out of poverty. But this can only happen if they have the confidence and opportunities to articulate their needs and ideas – and be listened to. WOMANKIND Worldwide is the only UK charity devoted to enabling women to achieve this.
Save the Children fights for children’s rights delivering immediate and lasting improvement to children’s lives worldwide.
Tourism Concern fights exploitation in tourism. It is an independent, non-industry based, UK charity. They have a membership of almost 900 and work with partners in over 20 destination countries to ensure that tourism always benefits local people.
The Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition strives to improve UK companies’ impacts on people and the environment. The Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition has over 130 members including representatives from ethical businesses, womens’ groups, religious groups, unions, academics and environment, development and human rights groups.
The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has become the world’s leading independent resource on the subject. Their website is updated hourly with news and reports about companies’ human rights impacts worldwide – positive and negative.
Website maintained by Bolivian Information Forum and Peru Support Group dealing with the extractive industries in the Andes.
Lord Brenan QC
Ann Clwyd MP
Linda Fabiani MSP
Reverend Ed O'Connell
Professor William Rowe
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