Hrapf 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 of Action on Access to Safe Abortion Services. This year’s theme...

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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 Botswana’s Penal Code criminalising same-sex sexual conduct unconstitutional on the...

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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 a stand for the justice and protection of all’   Today, Human...

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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 sexual conduct. The ‘vices against nature’ provision which is an...

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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 deliberations from a variety of authors on a particular enactment...

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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 on 1 October 2015 as Bill No 26 of 2015...

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  • American Jewish World Service - AJWS

    American Jewish World Service - AJWS

    HRAPF is using the law to help Uganda’s most marginalized people seek justice..
  • Sheila Muwanga - Chairperson, Board of Directors

    Sheila Muwanga - Chairperson, Board of Directors

    In 2014 HRAPF made tremendous achievements. The most remarkable one was taking the lead on the process that led to the nullification of the Anti-Homosexuality Act 2014.