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Rights-based advisory, research, and training services that advance human rights and enable meaningful participation.


Est. 2017. JHB – CPT – NBO.

Diversified, rights-based advisory, research, and training services to implement your change by a collective of public interest lawyers, researchers, strategists, and technologists.


    • Undertaking an assessment of CSOs partnered with UNICEF to support a gender transformational approach to ending child marriage.
    • Crafting an advocacy campaign in partnership with the Mozilla Foundation for the ratification of the Malabo Convention.
    • Providing rights-based strategic guidance and policy analysis and reporting on key African jurisdictions to an international technology company.
    • Supporting the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) by facilitating consultations and public participation on the revised Santa Clara Principles on Transparency and Accountability in Content Moderation.


Percentage of annual profits allocated to pro bono and public interest projects.


Number of successfully completed advisory projects in 27 jurisdictions since 2017.


Number of collective pro bono and public interest hours in 2023.


    • Supporting the South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) and community media organisations with a series of written submissions to the Media and Digital Platforms Market Inquiry initiated by South Africa’s Competition Commission.
    • Preparing research on access to climate change-related knowledge and information in South Africa in partnership with the African Climate Foundation.
    • Developing a diaspora engagement framework for the Economic, Social & Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) of the African Union (AU) to enhance the ability of civil society based in the Diaspora to participate in the work of the AU.
    • Drafting a comprehensive comparative analysis for the Open Government Partnership (OGP) on the content of African data protection laws.


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    • Developing a series of toolkits on AI Governance in Africa for the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
    • Preparing a protest resilience toolkit for CIVICUS for leaders of social movements to share practical opportunities, challenges, and strategies to support the sustainability of contemporary protest movements.
    • Providing research support to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in the development of a toolkit for judiciaries in Africa on legal standards on freedom of expression.