NEWS

Commemorating International Safe Abortion Day

28th September 2019 Abortion is Health Care   Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum, (HRAPF) joins the world in commemorating the International Day...

Botswana High Court rules to decriminalise same-sex sexual conduct

The High Court of Botswana, on Tuesday 11th June 2019, issued a unanimous judgment in which it declared sections of...

Press Release: IDAHOBIT 2019

    PRESS STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA, BIPHOBIA, INTERPHOBIA AND TRANSPHOBIA (IDAHOBIT) KAMPALA 17TH MAY 2019 ‘HRAPF calls on African leaders to take...

Angola outlaws same sex sexual conduct and criminalises discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

On 23rd January 2019, the Parliament of Angola adopted a new Penal Code, outlawing the criminalisation of consensual same 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...

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)