CIVIL SOCIETY COALITION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (CSCHRCL)
The CIVIL SOCIETY COALITION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND CONSTITUTIONAL LAW(CSCHRCL). This is the Coalition that was formed in 2009 to oppose the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009. HRAPF is a key actor in the Coalition sitting on the Steering Committee and chairing the Legal Committee. The Coalition recently won the US State Department’s Human Rights Defenders Award 2011 and the award was handed over to the Coalition by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the US embassy in Kampala on 3rd August 2012. HRAPF’s Executive Director, Adrian Jjuuko, was Coordinator of the Coalition in 2011 and he led the Coalition delegation that received the award from Secretary Clinton as well as delivering the acceptance speech. HRAPF engages in joint campaigns with the Coalition on the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, Section 15(6) (d) of the Equal Opportunities Commission Act petition and decriminalization efforts in Uganda.