Protection Manuals

05 Mar
Taking Care of Us A Guide for the Collective Protection of Human Rights Defenders in Rural Areas Protection International presents the third edition of the publication "Taking Care of Us", a methodology developed by our team at Protection International Mesoamerica. This publication presents...
20 Dec
Manuel pratique de protection por les Défenseur·e·s des Droits Humains en République Démocratique du Congo Notre dernière publication sur la protection des défenseur·e·s des droits humains a été élaborée à partir de recherches sur le terrain menées par Protection International (PI) en République...
01 Sep
Developed to provide human rights defenders with additional knowledge and tools useful for improving their understanding of security and protection. It is the result of over 25 years combined experience of PI’s members in working with HHRR and humanitarian law and in the protection of HRD. ...
15 Aug
This publication is intended to serve as a tool for people who are interested in facilitating training processes to develop protection capacities in human rights defenders (HRDs), their organisations and communities.Available in English, French and Spanish. Protection International (PI) is happy to...
10 Oct
Available in Spanish. Manual para prevenir la criminalización de los defensores del derecho a la tierra y el territorio 
23 Dec
This Journal will be dedicated to the expressions and actions performed prior or in parallel to criminalization, and also it address the criminalization purposes and its instruments.Available in Spanish. Protection International presents this Protection Journal number 5 on an issue of great concern...
19 Dec
This manual focuses on the work and the protection of women human rights defenders and is the fruit of reflexion and testimonies that they have shared with us over years of experience.Available in English and Spanish. The Protection Manual number 4, from the series published by UDEFEGUA and PI, is...
09 Dec
This journal number 3, deals with the protection measures that defenders can use in their life and their family.Available in English and Spanish. This journal number 3, produced by UDEFEGUA and Protection International contains suggestions on personal security measures for human rights defenders (...
02 Dec
This is about vigilance and “countervigilance”. This is a useful tool to help what we call “to be vigilant”.Available in English and Spanish. Being a person who assumes the responsibility of defending rights of others is no easy task. Unfortunately, in many cases human rights are at odds with the...
06 Dec
This guide - made by International Protection, Aj Noj - Protection Desk UDEFEGUA Guatemala - wants to fill the gap in the field of protection of human rights defenders. The tools and methodologies proposed respond to the needs of the defenders who live and develop their work in rural area....
08 May
  This Journal reflects the experience of the Comité pro-seguridad y desarrollo (Pro-Security and Development Committee) of Santiago Atitlán in Sololá(Guatemala).Available in Spanish. This Protection Journal tells the story of the municipality of Santiago Atitilán during the internal armed conflict...
11 Dec
The manual addresses key concepts linked to the legal and physical protection of community-based human rights defenders living and working in remote areas. It also raises awareness of the existence of risks associated to their work, while providing security tools and protection strategies developed...