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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April 16, 2016
The clearinghouse run by ACTEDO, The Pro Bono Network for Human Rights, has completed one year of activity! It was a year of positively solved cases, of challenges and lessons learned, all of which we are pleased to present in The Pro Bono Network for Human Rights. Report: 2015 - The First Year of Activity.  What you […]
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June 7, 2016
Monday, June 6th 2016, after a tight competition between many initiatives of nongovernmental organisations from all over the country, The Pro Bono Network for Human Rights was awarded 3rd prize at the Civil Society Gala, at the section Protection of Individual/ Collective Human Rights. The prize is a public recognition of The Pro Bono Network's […]
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May 24, 2016
Following the launch of the 2015 activity report of The Pro Bono Network for Human Rights, ACTEDO sent 14 letters to relevant public authorities in the field of access to justice and development, such as: The Romanian Government, The Ministry of Justice, The Ministry of European Funds, The National Association of Romanian Bars, The High Court of […]
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March 1, 2016
Bucharest, Febr. 24, 2016 -  The nongovernmental organisations members of the national network Breaking the Silence on Sexual Violence organised yesterday, February 23, 2016, a conference regarding the protection of victims of sexual violence and the Romanian state's obligations in the area of gender-based violence.  The Conference "Sexual Violence: Challenges and Solutions in the Context of […]
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March 17, 2016
A.S. is the mother of a child with multiple disabilities, Cătălin, living in Cluj county. Every day, A.S. together with her boy, wake up at 5.45 AM, in order to get to school, in the city of Cluj-Napoca. The two get back home, at 9 pm in the evening, very tired, after having changed several […]
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February 24, 2015
The Equality and Human Rights Action Centre was formed in 2013 by three founding members: Adela Dumbrăvan, Iulia Pascu, Ioana Tuță. In 2014, Alexandra Columban joined our team as an associate member. Throughout 2013 and 2014 we worked to develop our financial support, we established our priorities and strategic directions and diversified our activities. Additionally, we […]
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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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