The human rights organisations are the heart and soul of DATA4CHAN.GE. They are on the frontline of human rights defending and the data and information they collect can be harrowing, emotional and often complicated to visualise. For many of them just collecting the data and information in the first place is an act of bravery. Each organisation is represented by up to two individuals who work on data and information gathering as well as advocacy strategy.
Cairo-based legal institution The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) is composed of lawyers and researchers who are focused on defending freedom of the press and expression in Egypt and the Arab world.
Tadamun works to improve the standard of living for urban communities in Egypt. They work closely with local communities, many marginalised and ignored by the authorities, as well as with decision makers to improve existing urban policies.
The Violation Documentation Center in Syria is an NGO which monitors and documents the violations of human rights in Syria. They collect data on imprisonment, torture, missing and deaths of civilians, rebels, and regime forces.
Sakker el Dekkene collects data about the various forms of corruption spread across public administration in Lebanon. This data is then analysed and presented to the government and the public to raise awareness and engage both parties in a transparent and constructive relationship.