Locked Up, But Not Without Rights

Locked Up, But Not Without Rights raises awareness about individuals’ human rights. Together with NSPH, RSMH, Shedo, and the Autism and Asperger Association, we are highlighting human rights abuses in compulsory care in Sweden.

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Find our latest reports regarding human rights in Sweden and the world here.

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Swedish Inheritance Fund

Find more information about the inheritance fund and our collaborations here.  

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Defenders' Database

The Defenders’ Database is a digital tool that can be used to report and monitor how the human rights situation is experienced by those who are confined in closed compulsory care.

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Handbook about Human Rights in Swedish Compulsory Care

Are you confined in compulsory care, or know someone who is? Read our handbook about your rights in compulsory care in Sweden.

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Report on the Compulsory Care Survey Results 2020

In September 2020, Civil Rights Defenders and the Swedish National Association for Social and Mental Health (RSMH) sent out a survey to map how human rights are compiled within compulsory care. The report with the results from the survey was launched on World Mental Health Day 2020.

Read the report here