ICAAD is a human rights organization working at the intersection of legal innovation and human centered design. We use our expertise to help organizations create a more equitable future.


Capacity Building

Local NGOs and Governments can benefit from ICAAD’s expertise in institutionalizing best practices.

Advocacy & Reform

Advocates can work with our legal and behavioral design teams to reform discriminatory policy.

Emerging Tech

ICAAD explores how transformational technologies can benefit human rights and social good programs.

Data & Research

Organizations can leverage our data resources to fill knowledge gaps to plan more strategic interventions.

Systemic Approach.
International Impact.

Collaborated with the Fijian judiciary to issue practice directives, informed by data, to all magistrates on improving access to justice and removing bias in domestic violence and sexual offence cases.

Collaborated with NGO Nazdeek in India to empower marginalized women resulting in improved health care delivery, reduced bribery, and more consistent food rations for pregnant women.

Built capacity for IntraHealth International’s Executive Team (an organisation with 500 employees in 37 countries) by sharing ICAAD’s systems approach to linking justice and health sector advocacy to combat structural discrimination.
Changed how the Federal Bureau of Investigations (F.B.I.) captures data on hate crimes in the U.S. by including vulnerable groups (Arabs, Sikhs, Hindus etc.) previously excluded on the Hate Crime Incident form.
ICAAD’s presentation of our pilot case law analysis before attorney generals of 17 Pacific Island Countries (PICs) contributed to amendments to sexual offence legislation in Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.


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