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Human Rights Watch

New York, NY • Exposing #HumanRights abuses around the world. We scrupulously investigate abuses, expose the facts widely, and pressure those with power to respect rights and secure justice.

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Human Rights Watch

Introduction

Human Rights Watch is a nonprofit focused on international human rights. With $77.2m in revenue and 318 employees, it is a relatively large organization. Founded in 1976, Human Rights Watch is headquartered in New York, NY. In recent tax filings, the organization reported expenses of $75.1m.

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Human Rights Watch

$75.1m

Annual Budget
2017
Program Spend
72%
Fundraising Spend
18%
Management Spend
9%
Founded
1976
EIN
13-2875808
Headquarters
New York, NY
# Employees
318
# Volunteers
376
IRS Filings
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Mission

Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people worldwide. We scrupulously investigate abuses, expose the facts widely, and pressure those with power to respect rights and secure justice. Human Rights Watch is an indeprendent, international organization that works as part of a vibrant movement to uphold human dignity and advance the cause of human rights for all.

Program 1

$6.5m annual program spend • Africa division of Human Rights Watch, . Monitors and promotes human rights in sub saharan africa. Human Rights Watch sends investigative missions to collect information and reports its findings to the public.

Program 2

$6.7m annual program spend • Asia division of Human Rights Watch, . Monitors and promotes human rights in asian countries from afghanistan to the east. Human Rights Watch sends investigative missions to collect information and reports its findings to the public.

Middle East & North Africa

$6.2m annual program spend • For more than two decades, Human Rights Watch has worked to expose and curb a wide range of human rights violations in the middle east and north africa. With a staff of more than 30 people, we report on 17 countries in the region from our local offices in tunisia, lebanon, israel, jordan, as well as from our other international offices.

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