Think tank

Human Rights Now

HRN

Tokyo, Japan

Human Rights Now (HRN) is an international human rights NGO based in Tokyo, Japan with UN special consultative status. HRN was established in 2006 by a group of human rights professionals, such as lawyers, scholars, and journalists. With over 700 members comprised of various human rights specialists, HRN works for the promotion and protection of human rights for people in the world, with a special focus on Asia.

Contact details

Website:
http://hrn.or.jp/eng/

Address:
4F Suzuki Bldg., 335 Yamabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0801 JAPAN

Country:
Japan

Sub-region:
Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Japan
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Network
Year founded
2006
Age (years)
Human Rights Now
 17
Japan average
 40
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Kohki Abe
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Osamu Niikura, Kazuko Ito
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Staff size
2021
Human Rights Now
 210
Japan average
 336
Global average
 85

Organisational performance

Financials
2019
Human Rights Now
 $21,802,781
Japan average
 $52,359,237
Global average
 $51,716,051

Social

Likes (2022)
Human Rights Now
 1,943
Japan average
 20,679
Global average
 32,624
Likes (2021)
Human Rights Now
 1,907
Likes (2019)
Human Rights Now
 1,682
Subscribers (2022)
Human Rights Now
 727
Japan average
 6,261
Global average
 5,592
Subscribers (2021)
Human Rights Now
 632
Followers (2022)
Human Rights Now
 2,408
Japan average
 913
Global average
 14,557
Followers (2021)
Human Rights Now
 1,839
Followers (2019)
Human Rights Now
 220

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Think Tank Initiative Directory
Notes: Publications available on website, but difficult to identify dates and hence the number per year; as well as the information related to female staff
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