Programa Venezolano de Educacion Accion en Derechos Humanos (PROVEA)

The Venezuelan Program of Action Education in Human Rights (Provea) is a non-governmental organization specialized in the defense and promotion of economic, social, and cultural rights (DESC), whose objective is the full realization of human rights and respect for the rule of law, in the framework of a democratic and participatory society. All of Provea’s actions seek to benefit victims or potential victims, whose rights the State has violated or failed to fulfil, promoting a leading role and consciousness building of victim’s rights.

From a comprehensive and interdisciplinary perspective, Provea undertakes activities of documentation, investigation, and dissemination of the human rights situation in Venezuela; the promotion and education of human rights; support, advice and assistance to social groups in the legal and extra-legal defense of their rights, before domestic and international bodies; and the promotion of public policies and legislation that favor human rights. 

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