By hrapf
    In April 23, 2018
    HRAPF’s Community Capacity Enhancement Program has continued to achieve its objective of empowering marginalized persons and stakeholders to be able to promote the respect of human rights. In the previous months, the Program has conducted 5 awareness sessions on the laws and policies that govern abortion in Uganda. These...

    By hrapf
    In April 11, 2018
    Since November 2016, HRAPF has been handling a case in Mbarara involving a health care worker who provided post-abortion care to a young lady that regrettably died of post-abortion complications. The health worker was charged with manslaughter following the death of the patient, and has been answering said charges...
  • Kenya Court of Appeal declares Anal Examinations as unconstitutional

    By hrapf
    In March 26, 2018
    Last week the Kenya Court of Appeal made a land mark decision on subjection of suspected gay men to forced anal examinations in a bid to obtain evidence of engagement in consensual same sex conduct against them, in a case that was filed by the National Gay and Lesbian...

    By hrapf
    In March 22, 2018
    HRAPF has for the last two days been engaged in the process of reviewing the training manual for health care workers working with Key Populations. The objective of the exercise is to develop a manual that comprehensively covers the issues and vulnerabilities of all sub-categories of key populations which...
  • Make use of the Resource Centre at HRAPF

    By hrapf
    In February 26, 2018
    We are pleased to inform all our partners, friends and clients that HRAPF runs a knowledge/resource Centre and we welcome all those who wish to take advantage of the available resources. We have in stock all of HRAPF’s major researches, periodic publications, analyses and guides to interpretation of laws...
  • HRAPF intervenes in sex worker’s case in Lira

    By hrapf
    In February 21, 2018
    Over the weekend, HRAPF was called upon to intervene in the case of a female sex worker in Lira who was arrested on Friday the 19th of February 2018 after being locked in her room with a client for hours by a police officer. The officer had previously raped...
  • HRAPF to sponsor LGBTI persons to do a law course

    By hrapf
    In February 20, 2018
    Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum(HRAPF) will sponsor LGBTI persons to pursue a Diploma in Law at Kampala’s Law Development Centre. The persons to be sponsored are LGBTI persons that have been trained as community paralegals by HRAPF. The paralegals are expected to pick application forms from the Law...
  • HRAPF Resumes work after 2nd Break-In

    By hrapf
    In February 19, 2018
    On Friday 9th February, HRAPF suffered its second break-in in less than two years. Two guards were gravely injured but nothing was stolen. However, security systems and office doors were damaged. HRAPF held a sit-in at Old Kampala Police station to demand for investigations into the attack and provide...
  • Full Report of the second break-in at HRAPF offices

    By hrapf
    In February 14, 2018
    Here is the full report of the second break-in at the offices of Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF) on the morning of 9th February 2018. 18 02 14 Detailed Report on the HRAPF Office Break-in

    By hrapf
    In February 9, 2018
    STATEMENT ON THE SECOND BREAK-IN AT THE OFFICES OF HUMAN RIGHTS AWARENESS AND PROMOTION FORUM-UGANDA (HRAPF) Kampala, 9th February 2018 At about 3.00am this morning, a group of about nine unidentified individuals broke into the offices of Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF). They jumped over the high...
  • HRAPF ED Adrian Jjuuko wins Vera Chirwa Award

    By hrapf
    In July 10, 2017
  • HRAPF Publishes Abortion Research Brief

    By hrapf
    In July 10, 2017
    In 2016, HRAPF published a research report on the enforcement of criminal abortion laws in Uganda, and how such implementation affects the rights of women and health workers. The research was conducted in the districts of Kampala and Kitgum and it found out that indeed, abortion laws are being...