November 2020

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PRESS STATEMENT: TAALA FOUNDATION FILES CIVIL SUIT TO JOIN #COSF20 CASE

The Taala Foundation has filed a civil suit before the High Court of Uganda in Miscellaneous Application number 1045 of 2020 to join the case filed by Children of the Sun Foundation, Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum, and the individual applicants in Miscellaneous cause no 179 of 2020 to challenge the acts of arbitrary arrest, detention, and
torture.

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TNU STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE 2020

Tranz Network Uganda (TNU) stands with the rest of the world in commemorating the International Transgender Day of Remembrance 2020. TNU also celebrates the struggles and resilience of all transgender and gender non-conforming persons alive today, and the huge progress the Network and our development partners have made against the transgender dilemma in Uganda.

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UGANDAN TRANS ACTIVIST GETS PRESTIGIOUS STEINERT AND FERREIRO AWARD

I arrived in Canada on the 1st/June/2019 through Pearson International Airport; the asylum process was difficult mainly because I didn’t know anyone in Canada to help me navigate the process. I did know where to start from in finding a shelter where I would be staying as an asylum seeker, I didn’t know the immigration process of getting refugee protection documents, finding employment or calling legal aid for support- all these processes were new to me.

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AHARUG HOSTS VIRTUAL REGENERATIVE TRAINING FOR HRDS AND LGBTI ACTIVISTS

#FireThatFuels is a global movement that was created by and for activists. Launched in Athens- Greece by a group of refugee activists, the initiative aimed at change of the conditions in the squats and refugee camps through a Training of Trainers program that brought together fear, trauma, healing and activism to fight for more regenerative and transformative movements and spaces.

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WERO CELEBRATES THEIR ONE YEAR JOURNEY

n her welcome remarks, WERO’s Executive Director Maria Matovu shared a brief history of the organisation. Formed in 2019 by a group of female sex workers, WERO is a nonprofit entity which aims at advocacy of health rights and well-being of female sex workers based in Kampala and Wakiso but with a special focus on those that live on the islands and landing sites which are lacking in health service delivery.