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Gwangju Human Rights Foundation


Gwangju, South Korea

The Gwangju Human Rights Peace Foundation promotes and advocates for human rights, justice, and peace. It supports the human rights programs both in Korea and abroad, conducts surveys for the promotion of human rights and offer educational programs. The Foundation collaborates with countries who have been in conflict situations and offers programs to overcome the political and systematic oppression.

Contact details


(61995) 980, Sangmu-daero, Seo-gu, Gwangju, Republic of Korea

South Korea

Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Asia Pacific region
Operating languages
English , Korean

Organisation details

Business model
Institutional affiliations
Year founded
Age (years)
Gwangju Human Rights Foundation
South Korea average
Global average
Founded by
Founders: Diocese of Gwangju
Founder gender: All male
Leader(s) (2021): KIM Hee Jung
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): N/A Leader(s) (2019): Archbishop Kim Hee Jung
Leader gender: Male

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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