The Children's Rights Program of Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights promotes and protects the fundamental rights of children through the Child Survival Project and the Campaign Against Forced Child Labor.

The Refugee & Immigrant Program works to protect the rights of refugees and immigrants by providing legal assistance to indigent asylum seekers in Minnesota, combating anti-immigrant sentiment through educational initiatives, and advocating on behalf of battered immigrant women and their children.

The Womens Human Rights Program works to improve the lives of women by using international human rights standards to advocate for womens rights in the United States and around the world. The Womens Program achieves its goals through research, documentation, education and training initiatives.

Partners in Human Rights Education teaches and promotes human rights and responsibilities in local, national, and international communities.

The Crisis Response Project responds to human rights violations as they occur. In addition, the Crisis Response Project also develops resources for attorneys, human rights professionals, NGOs and students to help decrease response time to human rights violations in situations of escalationg conflict.

Minnesota Advocates is opposed to the use of the death penalty in all circumstances and all cases, and works for the abolition of state-sanctioned death as a punishment.

For more information, contact Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights,
310 Fourth Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1012.
Tel: 612-341-3302, Fax: 612-341-2971, E-mail:
[email protected]

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