Equidem is managed and led by an executive director. It has a team of experts each of whom holds advanced degrees and has decades of experience carrying out human rights investigations in the field.
Equidem analyse findings against international and national human rights and labour rights standards and develop concrete, practical recommendations on how to address identified problems. We work in Africa, Asia the Middle East and Europe with United Nations agencies and other international non-government organisations (INGOs). Investors and multi-national businesses, civil society, and trade union groups.
At the heart of our work is our unrivalled network of field investigators who are based in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Our team members are fluent in written and spoken Arabic, Amharic, Bangla, Cantonese, Darl, English, Hindi Malayalam, Mandarin, Nepali, Punjabi, Sinhala, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu, among others.
We emphasise a sound grasp of the most current debates in our respective areas, and design innovative responses that are based on extensive community and stakeholder consultations, particularly with international experts and grassroots civil society.