• 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
  • HRAPF SUFFERS ANOTHER VIOLENT 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...
  • Pioneer issue of Paralegal Magazine Out

    By hrapf
    In July 10, 2017
    One of the most successful and recognizable programs at HRAPF is the paralegal training program. In this program, HRAPF in partnership with other organizations, identifies people from its target communities and trains them to become community paralegals. Their major role is to provide legal first aid, create awareness on...
  • HRAPF changes staff structure

    By hrapf
    In July 6, 2017
    For the past six months, HRAPF has been undertaking a restructuring process that saw the Board of Directors introducing five new positions: Ag. Deputy Executive Director; Director, Programmes; Director, Operations and Programmes Support; Head, Access to Justice Division; and Head, Research and Advocacy Division. An internal recruitment process was conducted...
  • HRAPF Executive Director nominated for the EU Human Rights Defenders Award 2017

    By hrapf
    In June 12, 2017
    HRAPF’s Executive Director, mr. Adrian Jjuuko, was one of five finalists shortlisted for the annual European Union Human rights Defenders Award for 2017. The award is granted by the EU and its Member States in Uganda, and Norway to recognise the achievements of Human Rights Defenders in Uganda. For...
  • US District Court grants summary judgement in Scott Lively case

    By hrapf
    In June 9, 2017
    The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts has allowed defendant Scott Lively’s motion to dismiss the case against him on the basis that the Court’s jurisdiction could not be established. The case was instituted by Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS). SMUG...