URGENT ACTION FUND: JOB OPPORTUNITY
Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights is a global women’s fund that protects, strengthens and sustains women’s and trans* human rights activists and movements at critical moments. We offer a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that encourages professional growth and leadership.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF A COMMUNITY PARALEGAL
Introduction: HRAPF is an independent, non-partisan, non-governmental organisation registered under the laws of Uganda. HRAPF is specifically interested in human rights awareness, promotion, protection, and advocacy for marginalised groups. HRAPF takes a legal approach to its work and its main strategies are: legal aid service provision; legal and policy analysis; research and documentation; and strategic […]
United Nations Makes History on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, UNHRC Adapts Independent Expert
The Core Group of seven Latin American countries – Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Uruguay – and 41 additional countries jointly presented the text. The resolution was adopted by a vote of 23 in favor, 18 against and 6 abstentions.
THE ROAD TO THE CROWN: MR & MISS Pride Uganda 2016 Finalists Selected
During these two days, a total of seventeen contestants took part in the auditions, twelve on the Miss Pride ticket and five on the Mr Pride ticket. All the Mr Pride competitors made it through to the final. Out of the twelve that auditioned in the hope to eventually be crowned the 2016 Miss Pride, seven made it to the finals and five were relegated.
Spectrum Uganda & Ice Breakers Uganda Extend HIV/AIDS Testing and Counseling Services to Uganda’s only Open Gay Bar
For many MSM, Uganda’s HIV epidemic brings with it significant social burdens. A pervading social stigma and high levels of homophobic violence caused by enduring conservative attitudes, result in MSM feeling less inclined to access HIV services. Only 44% of MSM living with HIV have ever been tested for the virus and know their results according to some surveys