Tag Archives: Uganda

Uganda: “Where Do We Go for Justice?”

A report on the criminal justice system was issued today by Chapter Four in Uganda. Titled: Uganda: “Where Do We Go for Justice?” The Abuse of the Rights of Sexual Minorities in Uganda’s Criminal Justice System.  “UGANDA’s criminal justice system should … Continue reading

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Uganda interview helps launch LGBTI refugee support group

A new European ally for African LGBTI rights activists — International LGBTI Support  (ILS) — will soon launch its Ugandan support program at the European Parliament in Brussels.  As the group prepares to unveil its  International Support Uganda (ISU) project, … Continue reading

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Ugandan anti-gay law is dead, but court challenge lives on

A legal battle continues against Uganda’s now-defunct Anti-Homosexuality Act, led by the Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF), a gay-friendly legal advocacy group in Uganda. HRAPF will not be joined in the case by the UHAI East African Sexual … Continue reading

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Video: Challenges, hopes for LGBTI rights worldwide

Challenges and hopes for LGBTI advocacy around the globe are the focus of this week’s video in the “Quorum” series of 11 discussions of international LGBTI issues. In the Daily Beast video titled “Levers for Change,” a panel of three … Continue reading

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No LGBT activists win seats on Ugandan anti-HIV panel

An election that could have given LGBT activists a voice in improving sexual minorities’ access to HIV services in Uganda instead ended Feb. 5 amid accusations of manipulation and without any LGBT advocates on a crucial health policy panel. But … Continue reading

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Germany’s fears block Ugandans’ trip to safety seminar

  By Ruby Pratka Members of a Ugandan LGBT youth group will have to keep waiting to attend a security training seminar in Germany, due to visa difficulties. The four-day seminar was organized by the German activist group Helping a … Continue reading

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A step toward opening HIV care to LGBTI Ugandans

LGBTI people, sex workers and drug users in Uganda have moved a step closer to having representatives on the health policy panel that could improve their access to HIV services. A previous election to choose representatives of those key population … Continue reading

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