Guatemala City, February 26th 2016: Photos from the landmark Sepur Zarco trial where former military members were found guilty of the murder, rape and sexual enslavement of indigenous women. See our news story for further details.

©Sigrid Rausing Trust/Tom Lee

©Sigrid Rausing Trust/Tom Lee

©Sigrid Rausing Trust/Tom Lee

Here is a selection of photographs from our current and former grantees.


July 2011 - Members of the ACLU march in support of the introduction of marriage for same-sex couples in New York.
©New York Civil Liberties Union

2008 - Refugee Law Project literacy class, Kampala
© Amera, 2008

Photographs from a relief centre in Aden, Yemen, for the care of women who are former prisoners or victims of violence (via AHRF grantee Foundation for Social Care Yemen.)

©Foundation for Social Care

©Foundation for Social Care

©Foundation for Social Care

A ‘Granny’ from the Bulgarian Abandoned Children’s Trust’s Baba Programme, which matches retired women with young children in institutional care.

Guatemala, June 2013: Vigil against impunity and in solidarity with victims of the Guatemalan genocide, organised by CEJIL in conjunction with FAMDEGUA and H.I.J.O.S. de Guatemala.

May 2011, Solila, Guatemala – Young indigenous women at a community school participate in a workshop on sexual and reproductive rights and health, run by FCAM’s partner organisation ASODIGUA.

8th March 2011 – Members of Movimiento Lidia Espinoza, a grantee partner of the Central American Women's Fund in Nicaragua, celebrating International Women’s Day.
©Movimiento Lidia Espinoza

26th January 2008 - Police forcibly disperse a demonstration in the Ingush capital of Nazran (Russia) protesting against corruption and repression in Ingushetia
© Tea Daviti, European Human Rights Advocacy Centre

March 2007 - Forced removal of the Diaguita indigenous people from Tucumán Province, Argentina.
© Forest Peoples Programme, 2007

Collective of Families of the disappeared in Algeria.
Sign reads "Give me back my son. Abducted 09/09/95"
© Fund for Global Human Rights

Maryam al-Khawaja, co-director of the Gulf Center for Human Rights, with her father Abdullhadi al-Khawaja. Mr al-Khawaja has been in prison in Bahrain since 2011 following his participation in pro-democracy protests.
©Gulf Center for Human Rights

Young migrants are detained in the port of Mitilini in Greece after being intercepted by the Greek Coast Guard.
© 2009 Moises Saman

Migrant workers from Central Asia at a construction site in Moscow. Millions of migrant workers work in Russia's construction sector.
© 2009 Moises Saman

27th January 2011 - Demonstration outside the Belgian Foreign Ministry in Brussels following the death of Ugandan LGBT activist David Kato
© ILGA-Europe

16th May 2010 - Rainbow Flash Mob in St Petersburg, Russia
© ILGA-Europe

8th May 2010 - Baltic Pride in Vilnius, Lithuania
© ILGA-Europe

IWPR conducting an interview in Kabul, Afghanistan.
© Institute for War and Peace Reporting

October 2002 - LRC clients applying for a grant, South Africa
© Benny Gool, Legal Resources Centre

April 2011 - Russian environmentalist Dmitry Lisitsyn of Sakhalin Environment Watch (second from left) poses with President Obama and other winners of the 2011 Goldman Environmental Prize. SRT funds Sakhalin Environment Watch via Pacific Environment.
Official White House Photo by Pete Souza. The image may not be copied or distributed to media outlets.

January 24 2011 - Tunis. People from Sidi Bouzid (central Tunisia) protesting at a building near the office of the Tunisian Prime Minister.
© AFP Photos/ Fethi Belaid

January 14 2011 - Tunis. Demonstration in front of the Tunisian Interior Ministry asking for President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali's resignation.
© AFP Photos/ Fethi Belaid

January 13 2011 - Demonstration in Paris protesting against the violent repression of demonstrators by the Tunisian police.
© AFP Photos/ Joel Saget

March 2010. Afghan national Wakil Khan holding up a photograph of his son, 16 year old Hamidullah Khan, who was picked up when he was just 14 years old and is now imprisoned in Bagram Airbase, Afghanistan.
© Reprieve

6th June 2010 - Sistema Scotland's two-year anniversary concert. Children of the Big Noise Raploch orchestra preparing for the concert.
© Marc Marnie 2010

6th June 2010 - Children mid-concert (with members of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra behind).
© Marc Marnie 2010

23rd April, 2008, London - Demonstration outside parliament by Southall Black Sisters against the No Recourse to Public Funds rule. Female immigrants can become trapped in violent relationships as they are not entitled to claim benefits in their own right.

26th June 2011, Kiev - The winners of First Step to Success, a programme promoting leadership skills among Ukrainian girls and young women.
©Ukrainian Women's Fund


August 2005 - E-waste dumping in Lagos, Nigeria
© Basel Action Network / Earth Economics

December 2001 - Female workers sorting e-waste. Wire village, China
© Basel Action Network /Earth Economics

4th January 2011 - Members of CADRE, a grantee of the Disability Rights Fund, participate in a march for disabled people's rights in Bhadrachalam ,India.

May 2010 - al Khalil/ Hebron. Wire ceilings have been put up over the market to protect Palestinians from rubbish thrown on them from the settlers living in the colonized houses above.
© Omar Robert Hamilton

Street children in Rwanda
©Rwanda Aid 2012

Street children in Rwanda
©Rwanda Aid 2012

Rwanda Aid's new Children's Village, which opened on 9th April 2012.
©Rwanda Aid 2012

Former street children in their dormitory in the Children's Village.
©Rwanda Aid 2012

Former street children on the way to their new school.
©Rwanda Aid 2012

Some of the children pose in football kit donated by Arsenal FC.
©Rwanda Aid 2012

11th June 2011 - A volunteer at the Asylum Seekers’ Drop-In Centre helps a visiting child with craft activities.
©Habie Schwartz

11th June 2011 – Volunteers and users of the Drop-In Centre prepare for a talent show.
©Habie Schwartz

March 2010, Bolivia – Indigenous women at a Red Ada workshop, learning how to make films to raise awareness of violence against women.
© Womankind Worldwide/Reineira Arguello

2007 - Female literacy students, Afghanistan.
© Womankind Worldwide