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The Robust Initiative For Promoting Human Rights (TRIUMPH UGANDA)

Mbale City, Uganda
Joined May 2022

(TRIUMPH UGANDA) primarily works in districts of Eastern Uganda with a national reach pursuing a mission of promoting Human Rights; SRHR, and access to justice for marginalised persons; legal AId etc

Presence in: Uganda
Focus: HIV/Aids, Legal Aid & Public Interest Law, LGBTQI+ Rights, Policy Advocacy

The Robust Initiative For Promoting Human Rights (TRIUMPH UGANDA) is an organization founded in 2014, registered at the national level as a company incorporated by guarantee having its roots from the annulled Anti-Homosexuality Act 2014. The organization aspires to remedy the improprieties caused by Homophobia, inadequate Human Rights knowledge, and the lack of protection for the LGBT+ community in Uganda. The organization has a track record of successfully implementing Human Rights-based projects, stands out in providing legal Aid, running the first and only LGBT-led paralegal training for the LGBT community in Uganda, etcetera. The organization envisions a community where there is a bridge between marginalized members of the community and their counterparts (general public) regarding Human Rights, access to justice, SHRH and HIV/AIDS interventions. TRIUMPH UGANDA pursues a mission of promoting Human Rights; Sexual, Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), and access to justice for marginalized community members through advocacy, training and provision of tailor-made Legal Aid and health services. Currently, TRIUMPH UGANDA is a registered member of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), Uganda Key Population Consortium (UKPC) and CIVICUS WORLD Alliance)

People Associated With This Organization

Awali Sean Shibolo

The Robust Initiative For Promoting... (Unverified)
Joined May 2022
Interests: Community Paralegals, Criminal Justice, HIV/Aids, LGBTQI+ Rights, Policy Advocacy
Shibolo Awali Sean is a licensed practising Advocate of the Highcourt other courts subordinate in Uganda. He is an LGBTQ and other marginalised communities Human Rights Defender currently working with The Robust Initiative For Promoting Human Rights (TRIUMPH UGANDA) organisation as the co-founding Executive Director and Head of Legal Aid Services Division. Under the organisation, Sean alongside colleagues has defended 100s of LGBTQ persons in courts of law and was recognised by Sexual Minorities Uganda in 2021 as a Human Rights Hero in Uganda and subsequently featured in the European Union International Day of Human Rights-2021 campaign nominated by The Dutch Government. Sean has also launched several research pieces on Human Rights violations against organisations defending LGBT Rights in Uganda and is an active consultant on LGBTQ Legal framework and Human Rights in East Africa. San Joins the Legal Empowerment Network to not only further contribute to the use of the law in defending the most marginalised persons around the world but also to leverage the synergy to respond to access to justice needs a broadly with Primarily emphasis on the communities in Uganda

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