The Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates, also abbreviated as PAHRA, is a non-government organization in the Philippines. It was established in 1986 and situated in Matalino Street, Metro Manila in the Philippines. PAHRA is registered under the laws of the Philippines.
Since its inception, the organization has always found its way into the list of NGOs that are performing well in the Philippines. And, rightly so, the organization is likely going to get better in its commitment to humanitarian courses for the foreseeable future.
PAHRA clearly focuses its commitment to the protection, realization, and promotion of human rights in the Philippines. Over the past years, the organization has and still is, defending thousands of human rights victims.
PAHRA, as part of its goals, envisions a society where there is:
- No gender inequality
- Respect and recognition for multiculturalism
- Sustainable development
- Environmental protection
In addition to its efforts to work for the recognition of all human rights incorporated in the international instruments such as Economic and Cultural Rights, the International Covenant on Social, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the Declaration on the Right to Development, and the Universal Declaration on the Rights of the Peoples; PAHRA underpins the implementation by the International Committee of the Red Cross of International Humanitarian Law.