Alliance & Network

Chin Human Rights Organization works with local, national, regional and international groups on a range of issues. At the Chin State level, CHRO works with a variety of local partners and has built strong relationship with academic institution, media, civil society, religious and community-based organizations from across the nine townships in the State, as well as  groups based outside of neighboring regions, including Sagaing, Magwe and Rakhine State.


  • Future Stars (Tonzang)
  • Tedim Youth Fellowship (Tedim Township)
  • Falam Youth Association (Falam)
  • Thantlang Youth Association (Thantlang)
  • Chin Youth Organization – Matupi (Matupi)
  • Chin Women’s Development Organization (Kanpetlet)
  • K’Cho Chin Women’s Organizaion (Mindat)
  • Chin Women’s Organization (Paletwa)

In Hakha, CHRO works with groups based in the capital, including Chin Civil Society Network & Chin Media Network


Myanmar Indigenous Peoples/Ethnic Nationalities Network

CHRO is a founding member of the Myanmar Indigenous Peoples/Ethnic Nationalities Network, a 28-member alliance working on indigenous rights issues from across the ethnic states and regions in Myanmar

Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma

CHRO is an affiliate member of the Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma (ND-Burma), a Thai-Burma border-based group consisting of human rights organizations working on documentation and advocacy. The network maintains a common data-base of documented incidents of human rights abuses from across the country.


AIPP member organizations

Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Pact

CHRO is a member the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and currently sits on its Executive Council. AIPP is a regional organization founded in 1992 by indigenous peoples’ movements. AIPP is committed to the cause of promoting and defending indigenous peoples’ rights and human rights and articulating issues of relevance to indigenous peoples. At present, AIPP has 47 members from 14 countries in Asia with 18 indigenous peoples’ national alliances/networks (national formations), 30 local and  sub-national organizations. Of this number, 16 are ethnic based organizations, six (6) indigenous women and four (4) are indigenous youth organizations and one (1) organization of indigenous persons with disabilities.

Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network

CHRO is a founding member of the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network. APPRN is an open and growing network consisting of more than 434 civil society organizations and individuals from 29 countries committed to advancing the rights of refugees in the Asia Pacific region. We do this through information sharing, mutual capacity building, and joint advocacy.


CHRO is a Non-Governmental Organization in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since 2018.

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