About The Equality and Human Rights Action Centre - ACTEDO

ACTEDO is a non-governmental organization (NGO) established in Cluj-Napoca in 2013 with the goal of promoting fundamental rights and gender equality and acting against human rights violations.

Through legal assistance, advocacy, informative and educational activities, ACTEDO contributes to preventing and combatting abuse against the members of our society who are vulnerable to discrimination and social exclusion, supporting them to exercise their rights fully and in complete equality with others.

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June 3, 2024
Dear friends, supporters, lawyers & change-makers, After 11 years full of achievements and challenges, the path of the Equality and Human Rights Action Centre (ACTEDO) stops here. It was not an easy decision, but we are at peace knowing that we have contributed to a fairer Romania: we have provided effective access to justice for […]
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November 27, 2023
On Thursday, November 23, we organized, together with the Cluj Francophone Business Club (CFAC), an interactive meeting with a number of socially responsible companies and NGOs from Cluj, entitled CSR in action: partnerships for change. We wanted to bring together civil society with the business environment to start building a bridge between these insufficiently connected […]
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November 21, 2023
Vulnerable group: women, children; Human rights area: domestic violence; This case is about a lady, a victim of domestic violence. The beneficiary has two children in her care, a minor at risk and an adult at risk, with suicidal thoughts, as they are constantly abused by their ex-husband. The woman had a protection order against […]
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September 7, 2023
This podcast is based on a study visit in Iceland done by the Equality and Human Rights Action Center (ACTEDO) in June 2023. Over the course of a week, we were welcomed by 9 organizations whose work centers on human rights, particularly gender equality and LGBTQIA+ rights. Why Iceland? The country has been a global […]
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August 28, 2023
"The present booklet came about as a result of a fruitful study visit conducted by ACTEDO in Iceland, in June 2023, when our team met with no less than nine civic society organisations and public bodies working on fostering human rights and gender equality in the Scandinavian island. In spite of its small population or […]
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August 14, 2023
LGBTI people in Romania are often targets of discrimination and hatred.Although domestic and international legislation offers protection to LGBTI people against discrimination and hate crimes, Romania has been repeatedly condemned by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) for inadequate investigations in cases of violence against people belonging to sexual minorities, a sad reality in […]
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ACTEDO’s website was updated in the project INTEGRIS: Integrated Support for Human Rights, implemented by the Equality and Human Rights Action Centre (ACTEDO), in partnership with the Centre for Legal Resources (CLR).  The project benefits from a 197.716,41 euros grant from Active Citizens Fund Romania, programme funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Grants Grants 2014 -2021. The content of this website does not necessarily reflect the official position of the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021; for more information visit More details about Active Citizens Fund Romania are available at

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