DefendersTech

Ensure short-term and long-term security support for human rights defenders at risk

What We Do

DefendersTech is DefendDefenders innovation team working to facilitate intelligent, strategic, and secure usage of technology by human rights defenders (HRDs) in the East and Horn of Africa sub-region.

Digital Safety Education & Support

We offer digital security training for HRDs with beginner, intermediate, or advanced ICT skills, as well as advanced trainings for IT-staff of human rights organisations.

Documentation & Data

We offer training and support on electronic documentation systems for human rights documentation projects, including Martus, OpenEvSys, CiviCRM, Kobo Toolbox, and Elmo.

Research & Monitoring

DefendersTech aims to raise awareness about the digital safety and privacy situation for HRD sin the sub-region, through closely monitoriong the situation, and publishing in-depth reports.

Web Presence

DefendersTech offers a small-scale hosting service for human rights organisations in the East and Horn of Africa sub-region, and social media training on social networking, brand building, and WordPress web hosting.

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