Tag Archives: Websites

New website of SADC Tribunal launched

A new website for the the South African Development Community Tribunal (SADC Tribunal) has been launched, making available all of its legal documents and jurisprudence in a well-accessible manner. The Tribunal, seated in Windhoek, Namibia, is the Court of Justice of the South African Development Community, and by this mandate has formulated jurisprudence touching upon […]

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Ten tips to keep your website safe

You may have heard, GreenNet, which hosts many NGO websites, suffered a massive DDoS attack and as a result, their sites went offline, some for up to a week. Websites are becoming a key strategic tool for civil society communications, and so its perhaps natural to expect that some repressive governments, or large corporations who […]

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This is a screenshot of the new Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum website

NGO Forum website launched before crucial presidential elections in Zimbabwe

As Zimbabwe is heading for presidential elections on 31 July, the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum launches an updated website, supported by HURIDOCS. It will be a major source for reliable information during the elections, while providing easy access to an archive of over 300 publications on human rights developments in Zimbabwe. In time for […]

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Design Your Website with WordPress: How to Choose the Right Theme?

Hello everyone, If you’ve followed my previous blog posts, then you probably have some idea about how to start creating a website. I’ve shared some of the basic principles that will help you to get started when building a website on WordPress, a free and open source content management system (that is the technology that […]

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Books Become Databases: ICJ and HURIDOCS Launch Resources on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Publications, legislation and jurisprudence on sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) have become available and well-accessible in two landmark databases on the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) website. With technical support from HURIDOCS, ICJ makes available in an innovative way all jurisprudence and doctrine on SOGI from the UN human rights system in one database, […]

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This is a screenshot of the top menu of the Women for Development website

Website Navigation: Guide Your Visitors

Following up on my previous post on content management, today I am going to share a few ideas about how to make texts, pictures, videos and other pieces of content accessible. Navigation is the key to guide visitors from bits of content they weren’t looking for to what they are looking for and what they […]

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Content Management: Discover Your Audience and Give a Voice To Your Beneficiaries

Hello everyone, If you have read my previous posts, you probably remember that I am an intern at HURIDOCS, where I have been building a website for the NGO Women for Development, based in Armenia. Aside from the website, I am also trying to help with different ongoing projects at HURIDOCS. In my previous posts, […]

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Presentation from the Open Society Human Rights Workshop

Hello everyone, This is a follow up update to my previous post, where I talked about how I am working with Huridocs, in the frames of Open Society Human rights internship, to build a website for the Armenian NGO Women for Development. From April 22-24, I attended the Open Society Institute Human rights seminar in […]

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Building an engaging website: drawing the structure, winning the reader

As promised, I am back with further details on my internship at Huridocs. In this post, I am going to share what I have been up to recently. If you are thinking of renewing or creating a website from scratch this can be helpful. Getting started I started with looking into different non-profit websites to […]

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Building an engaging website: an insight from Manush, our Armenian intern

Hello everyone, I’m Manushak Aslanyan from the NGO Women for Development (WFD), based in Armenia.  Recently I started an internship with HURIDOCS as part of the Open Society Human Rights Program and on this blog I would like to share what I learn and experience as I go along. WFD has been working in rural […]

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