About Us

The Coalition started in 2010 as a loose network of 14 Human Rights NGOs and in 2012 THRDC was formally established as an umbrella organization and since then we have instigated and undertaken a range of human rights projects. Read More

THRDC Membership

THRDC is the Membership Human Rights Organization with more than 115 Members from different HRDNGOs, individual HRDs and journalists. THRDC members are extra-special people and organizations. Read More

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Glimpse on THRDC


The mandate of the THRD-Coalition is to protect, empower and support human rights defenders in Tanzania.


The Coalition envisages a free and secured working environment for Human Rights Defenders in Tanzania.


The Coalition strives to maximize the protection, respect and recognition of HRDs in Tanzania through, protection, capacity building and advocacy.


The promotion of deep respect and empathy for defenders and acting in a very responsive, rapid, flexible manner.

THRDC Programs

The Coalition conducts advocacy through networks focusing on and targeting particular audiences in order to gain support. These are human rights organizations and networks. Read More

Basing on the fact that a concept of protection and promotion of the rights of the HRDs is new in Tanzania. It is important that well designed capacity building sessions to be availed to the media and HRDs. Read More

THRD-Coalition continues to design its security management system in order to ensure that there is a coordinated set of principals and procedures and that they have adhered to the HRD formulae. Read More

The efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of any organization depend on – among other things – how it is organized internally and externally. And adherence to the principles of good governance is paramount. Read More

Over 5 Years
of Service

150 members
6000 defenders
19 project
8 years
of service

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