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HRAPF SUPPORTS THE CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE TO THE ‘IDLE AND DISORDERLY’ LAWS

PRESS STATEMENT Kampala, Friday 9th November 2018 HRAPF SUPPORTS THE CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE TO THE ‘IDLE AND DISORDERLY’ LAWS Human Rights Awareness and...

HRAPF releases legal analysis of the crackdown on Uganda LGBTI Pride Events

HRAPF has issued a legal analysis of the recent events where the Police raided a night club where an LGBTI...

HRAPF releases legal analysis of the crackdown on Uganda LGBTI Pride Events

Judgment in the case where HRAPF is challenging certain provisions of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act 2016 at the East African Court...

HRAPF releases Annual Report 2015

HRAPF’s Annual Report 2015 is out. It shows all the work that the organisations did in the year 2015 plus...

HRAPF holds 7th Annual General Meeting

HRAPF on 30th July 2016 held its 7th Annual Meeting marking its 8th year in existence. The meeting was opened...

Criminal Justice professionals call upon fellow law enforcement officials in Uganda to protect LGBT rights

Criminal Justice professionals meeting in Amsterdam for the 1st World LGBT Conference for Criminal Justice professionals have called upon their...

HRAPF and Other Human Rights Activists Condemn Ugandan Police Attack on Lawful LGBTI Pride Event

August 5, 2016 (Kampala) On August 4, the third night of a week of Ugandan LGBTI Pride celebrations, a vibrant pageant...

HRAPF condemns Police raid on Pride Uganda activity

Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF) strongly condemns yesterday’s actions of the Uganda Police of raiding a fashion event...

Human Rights Watch, Amnesty Int, HRAPF and 28 other NGOs issue letter in CSO break-ins

Uganda: Investigate Break-ins at Groups’ Offices Pattern of Attacks Indicates Perpetrators Enjoy Impunity (Kampala, June 13, 2016) – The Uganda Police...

East African Court of Justice Hears case challenging Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act

On 16 June 2016, the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) heard final submissions in a case contending that the...

East African Court of Justice Hears case challenging Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act

On 16 June 2016, the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) heard final submissions in a case contending that the...

East African Court of Justice gives judgment in Uganda Anti Gay Act Case

Today, 27th September 2016, the First Instance Division of the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) delivered its judgment in...

HRAPF releases research report on the use of ‘idle and disorderly’ laws in Uganda

On Thursday, 29th September 2016, HRAPF released its latest research report, which in on the impact of the enforcement of...

Uganda LGBTI Violations Report 2016 released

On 29th September 2016, HRAPF together with its partners under the Consortium on Monitoring violations based on Sexual Orientation and...

HRAPF launches new report on legal regulation of drug use in Uganda

On Wednesday, 26 October 2016, HRAPF released a research report on the legal regulation of drug use in Uganda. HRAPF has...

Uganda urged to decriminalise consensual same sex relations

Sixteen countries have today urged Uganda to end violence against LGBTI persons and decriminalise consensual same sex relations between adults...

Section 15(6)(d) of Uganda’s Equal Opportunities Commission Act declared Unconstitutional

The Constitutional Court of Uganda delivered its judgment in the case Adrian Jjuuko v Attorney General, on 10th November 2016...

HRAPF WORLD AIDS DAY 2016 PRESS RELEASE

HRAPF WORLD AIDS DAY PRESS RELEASE 30TH NOVEMBER 2016 LET US FIGHT HIV/AIDS WITH NO ONE LEFT BEHIND Human Rights Awareness and Promotion...

New: HRAPF Releases Research Report on Enforcement of Criminal Abortion Laws in Uganda

On Tuesday, 6 December 2016, HRAPF released a report on the enforcement of criminal abortion laws in Uganda and its...

HRAPF releases research report on laws regulating sex work in Uganda

On Wednesday, 26 October 2016, Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF) launched a report entitled ‘Legal Regulation of Sex...

HRAPF releases third issue of the Human Rights Advocate focusing on the new NGO Act 2016

The Human Rights Advocate magazine is a legislative review and advocacy tool in favour of marginalised groups. Each issue contains...

HRAPF releases analysis of the Human Rights Enforcement Bill, 2015

HRAPF has made an analysis of The Human Rights Enforcement Bill, 2015. The Bill was published in the Uganda Gazette...

Opinion: We need to open up about abortion instead of gagging discussions

The abortion question has recently made headlines with the Executive Order released by the new United States President prohibiting any...

Human Rights Council extends mandates of Special Rapporteurs on Minority Issues and Human Rights Defenders

The Human Rights Council of the United Nations has adopted resolutions on 23 March 2017 extending the mandates of the...

HRAPF makes joint statement with ISHR at 34th Session of Human Rights Council

Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum, along with International Service for Human Rights, have made a statement at the 34th session of...

Uganda rejects UPR recommendations for an improved legislative environment for LGBTI persons; amendments to NGO Act

Addendum to Final Report UPR UgandaIn November 2016, Uganda was subjected to its second review under the Universal Peer Review...

OUR PROGRAMS


Under its strategic plan 2018-2022, HRAPF’s work is implemented under four programs. These are:

  • Since 2010, HRAPF has been implementing the access to justice program. The program objective is to increase sustainable access to justice for marginalised persons and Most at Risk Populations in Uganda. This is aimed at improving their legal, political, economic and social wellbeing.

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  • The program objective is to enhance research, advocacy and networking for a just and fair legal and policy environment that promote rights, equality and non-discrimination. The goal is to achieve systemic changes towards the realisation of the rights of marginalised persons and Most at Risk Populations informed by evidence-based advocacy.

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  • This is a new thematic/programmatic area that now brings all the work related to capacity building of HRAPF’s target groups. Its objective is to enhance the capacity of rights holders and duty bearers to effectively advocate for and protect the rights of marginalised persons and Most at Risk Populations groups in Uganda.

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  • The objective of institutional development is to strengthen HRAPF’s institutional capacity, financial independence and operational efficiency to deliver on its mandate. The Goal is an efficient, effective and sustainable organisation.

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WHO WE WORK WITH

  • LEGAL AID SERVICE PROVIDERS NETWORK (LASPNET)
  • EAST AND HORN OF AFRICA HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS NETWORK (EHARDP-NET)
  • ACCESS TO TREATMENT COALITION
  • CITIZENS COALITION ON ELECTORAL DEMOCRACY (CCEDU)
  • UGANDA NATIONAL NGO FORUM
  • HUMAN RIGHTS NETWORK UGANDA (HURINET)
  • LEGAL AID SERVICE PROVIDERS NETWORK (LASPNET)
  • EAST AND HORN OF AFRICA HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS NETWORK (EHARDP-NET)