Part of the Institute for Global Communication (IGC) networks (which also includes PeaceNet, ConflictNet
, LaborNet and WomensNet) and a large source of environmental information.
The Human Rights Gopher is administered by the Institute for Global Communications (PeaceNet, EcoNet, ConflictNet
and LaborNet), a nonprofit computer network and Internet service that has been serving the movements for peace, human rights, and the environment since 1985.
Services under the IGC umbrella include specifically targeted networks like PeaceNet, LaborNet and ConflictNet
, as well as INTERACT, which enables members to dispatch mail and FAXes to government officials and the media.
The Institute for Global Communications, awarded the Norbert Wiener Award by CPSR for its work in developing network technology to empower previously disenfranchised individuals and groups working for progressive change, offers PeaceNet, EcoNet, ConflictNet
, LaborNet, and access to several international partner organizations to subscribers in over 70 countries.
PeaceNet, EcoNet, and ConflictNet
are three networks sponsored by the Institute for Global Communications, a division of the Tides Foundation.
IGC is home to PeaceNet, EcoNet, ConflictNet
, LaborNet and WomensNet, providing members with e-mail, public and private discussion forums, World Wide Web and customer support.