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Land Center for Human Rights

76 El-Gomhuria St. 8th floor, flat no 67, beside El-Fath Mousque, El-Azbkia
Cairo
Egypt

Phone No.: +202-25750470
Fax No.: +202-25750470
E-mail adress:lchr@lchr-eg.org
 lchr@thewayout.net
Internet:http://www.lchr-eg.org
Contact person: Karam Saber

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Land Center for Human Rights is a nongovernmental, non-profit organization and was established in 1996. working for the Human Rights and against the violations that the agrarian labourers, especially female rural labourers are exposed to domestically or at work and against the increasing phenomenon of child labour in Egypt and of the rate of illiteracy.

LCHR’s fields of work:
• The conditions of permanent & temporary agrarian laborers, especially those relating contracts, vacations & regulations of their rights & duties.
• Providing legal aid to the farmers’ associations, unions and syndicates.
• Enabling female agrarian laborers to face the violations that she is exposed to due to her sex or social role.
• The conditions of permanent & temporary agrarian laborers, especially those relating to Farmers’ health-care & social insurance programs.
• Defending the agronomical environment against the hazards of pollution and alerting the farmers with this issue.
• Combating the increasing phenomenon of child labor.

The Center’s objectives:
• Participate in improving the agrarian laborers’ economic and social conditions in rural Egypt.
• To develop & provoke the rural citizens’ minds about the human rights’ culture and about their own rights.
• Encouraging mutual work between NGOs to enforce values such as, democracy, human rights, economic social and cultural rights, etc.
• Formulating the economic reform program in Egypt to guarantee the farmers’ rights and give them a secure labor atmosphere.
• Exposing the real needs of the poor categories in Egypt and enabling these categories in the decision making process.

The Center’s Activities:
• Providing legal aid against any violations of the agrarian laborers’ economic, social and civil rights.
• Issuing reports and studies to uncover the violations done against the farmers in rural Egypt.
• Holding training courses and publishing brochures to raise the awareness of the rural citizens of the causes related to them.
• Forming a network of activists and volunteers to develop the national labor in the human rights’ arena.
• Seeking strong relations and bonds with international and local institutions concerned with the arena of development and human rights.
• Holding symposiums and workshops to discuss the issues related the farmers’ political, social, cultural and environmental conditions.

Karam Saber is the Executive Manager of the Land Center for Human Rights.

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