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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Project Officer-Legal

JOB VACANCY    HRAPF is looking for a Project Officer-Legal. Kindly share the call (s) within your networks. The application deadline for all the...

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Project Officer-Grants Management

JOB VACANCY    HRAPF is looking for a Project Officer-Grants Management. Kindly share the call within your networks. The application deadline for the role...

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Project Officer-Trainings

  JOB VACANCY    HRAPF is looking for a Project Officer-Trainings. Kindly share the call within your networks. The application deadline for all the role...

Update on next steps in the legislative process regarding the Sexual Offences Bill

Update on next steps in the legislative process regarding the Sexual Offences Bill

HRAPF's statement presented at the 68th Ordinary Session of The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

      STATEMENT BY HUMAN RIGHTS AWARENESS AND PROMOTION FORUM (HRAPF) ON THE CONTINUED VIOLATION OF THE RIGHTS OF VULNERABLE MINORITIES IN...

RETREAT.RETHINK.RELEARN: HRAPF'S ANNUAL STAFF RETREAT 2021

As it is HRAPF custom yearly, HRAPF held her unprecedented annual staff retreat early this year to kick start the...

HRAPF's END OF YEAR 2020 LETTER

Dear all,   Hope you are enjoying the holidays so far. We have not been able to fully close our offices for...

HRAPF's statement on the International Human Rights day, 2020

As Uganda joins the rest of the world to commemorate the International Human Rights day under the theme; 'Recover better...

HRAPF's statement on the World AIDS day, 2020

HRAPF has issued a press statement as the world commemorates the World AIDS day. The statement is entitled "THE NEED...

A sneak peek into the just concluded Community Paralegal training program

After successful completion of a three-module Community Paralegal Training on the Civil and Criminal justice system of Uganda and orientation...

20 Ugandan LGBT Youths Sue Town Council Official and Prisons Officer for Human Rights Violations

Today Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF), in conjunction with the 20 members of Children of the Sun Foundation...

HRAPF statement to the 66th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

HRAPF has today made a statement on the violations of human rights for marginalised persons during the implementation of measures...

High Court awards damages to COSF-19

Today the High Court of Uganda delivered judgement in Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF) Vs Attorney General and...

In advancing Human Development, living conditions of human beings that are devoid of discrimination and marginalization are pertinent.

Hrapf Executive Director in an interview with International Science Council comprehensively discusses the concept of human development. In a bid...

Case of 19 Ugandan LGBT youth arrested and detained on COVID-19 related charges taken to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

On 14th May 2020, HRAPF, in conjunction with Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), and Robert. F. Kennedy Human Rights, filed a...

High Court orders Uganda Prisons to allow HRAPF lawyers access to their clients

Today the High Court Civil Division made a ruling on an application that was made by HRAPF, for an order...

CSOs call for further decongestion of prisons as part of the COVID-19 response

The decongestion of Uganda's prisons has never been so important, as it is in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic...

HRAPF files case challenging Prisons refusal to allow lawyers access to their clients

HRAPF has today 24th April 2020 filed a case challenging the refusal of the Prisons authorities to allow HRAPF lawyers...

HRAPF's Legal Team Continues Efforts to Secure Release of LGBT Youth Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

Following the arrest of 22 members of the LGBT community on 29th March 2020, our legal team has embarked on...

HRAPF Joins Other Civil Society Organisations in an Appeal to Government to Secure SRHR and Other Essential Health Services Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the country takes active steps to curb the spread of the corona virus, it is imperative that the measures...

HRAPF lawyers to use bicycles to reach clients during COVID-19 response

HRAPF lawyers will use bicycles and motorcycles to reach their clients who need emergency legal aid services during the COVID-19...

HRAPF Press statement on human rights and COVID-19

HRAPF has today 30th March 2020 issued a press statement urging the Government of Uganda to respect the human rights...

HRAPF measures on COVID-19

HRAPF has issued measures to prevent COVID-19. Although the HRAPF offices and the legal aid clinic will be closed, HRAPF...

HRAPF Women's Day Press Statement 2020

          I am Generation Equality: Realising Women’s Rights Press Statement on the occasion of International Women's Day, 8th March 2020   Mr. Antonio Guterres...

Customer Satisfation Survey

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The reward for non-discriminatory legislation lies in the full enjoyment of human rights for all

HRAPF joins the rest of the world and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) in commemorating...

Criminalising Poverty Prejudices the Equal Dignity of all Persons

  “Closing the inequalities gap to achieve social justice.”   The Universal Declaration of Human Rights provides in Article 1 that all human...

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)