Tag Archives: Websites
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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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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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How to Choose the Right WordPress Theme

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 powers a […]

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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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Creating Navigation Menus to Guide Your Website 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

You may know from my previous posts 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, I talked about how to plan and start […]

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Presentation from the Open Society Human Rights Workshop

From April 22-24, I attended the Open Society Internship for Rights and Governance in Budapest. The seminar was organized within the human rights internship program for ten interns working with different NGOs across Europe. It focused on human right research and different models of human rights reporting. We gained practical skills on human rights research, […]

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

Getting started I started with looking into different non-profit websites to get some ideas of what I want or do not want to see on my website. I found the WordPress showcase of non-profit websites quite helpful and I also looked at the websites of other organizations that are similar to Women for Development, the […]

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Building an engaging website

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 community development, […]

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African Human Rights Case Law Analyser

The decisions of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights are now available on-line through an advanced tool. At the NGO Forum just before the November 2010 session of the Commission, the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) and HURIDOCS launched a new online database of jurisprudence of the African Human […]

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