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Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum Uganda

Kampala, Uganda
Joined January 2018

promote respect and observance of human rights of marginalised groups

Presence in: Uganda

HRAPF’s work is directed towards achieving equality, non-discrimination, and access to justice for the most marginalised groups in Uganda.
The site is designed to provide information about HRAPF, key developments in the field of human rights in Uganda, and access to the various publications that HRAPF has developed. It is updated periodically with the latest information.

Human Rights Awareness and promotion Forum (HRAPF) is an independent, non-partisan, Non-Governmental human rights advocacy organization. It was founded in 2008 by a group of freshly graduated lawyers and other professionals. HRAPF seeks to create awareness of human rights and provide legal support to the most marginalised groups as a means of stemming abuse of their human rights.

HRAPF is incorporated under the laws of Uganda.

People Associated With This Organization

Mercy Patricia Alum

Uganda  
Human Rights Awareness and Promotion... (Unverified)
Joined July 2019
Interests: Economic Empowerment, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Health, Labor & Employment, Other, Women's Rights
I am a Ugandan lawyer who has been formally working in human rights organisations for the past two years. I am particularly interested in advocating for the rights of marginalised persons, specifically health rights and economic rights. I also strongly identify with the advocacy for environmental rights.

I am excited to be part of this platform where I can meet other activists and share experiences and tips.

Patricia Kimera

Uganda  
Human Rights Awareness and Promotion...
Joined November 2017
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Gender-based violence, Women's Rights
I am Patricia Kimera, 30 years Old. I hold a bachelor's degree of Laws from Makerere University, Kampala Uganda and a post graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, Kampala Uganda. Am currently pursuing my Master's degree in Law from Makerere University. I head the Access to Justice Division at Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum(HRAPF) a non- governmental organisation that advocates for the rights all including marginalised persons. I represent the organisation on the steering committee of the Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights and Constitutional Law (CSCHRCL) and sit on its legal committee. I also coordinate the paralegal training and so far 106
community paralegals from marginalised communities. I have been involved in various cases of strategic litigation on the rights of marginalised persons. I Look forward to being empowered with legal materials that will enhance my leal skills to enable marginalised persons in Uganda access justice.
Patricia Kimera is the network champion (main point of contact) for Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum Uganda.

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