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THE HUMAN RIGHTS CENTRE UGANDA

Defending Human Rights Defenders


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The Centre partners with various Institutions in carrying out its work, these include;

National

African Centre for the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)
Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (FHRI)
Human Rights Network for Journalists (HRNJ)
Human Rights Network Uganda (HURINET)
Justice Centres Uganda
Prison Aid Foundation
Protection Desk Uganda (PDU)
Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA - Uganda)
Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC)
Uganda Journalists Association (UJA)
Uganda Journalists Union (UJU)
Uganda Law Reform Commission (ULRC)
Uganda Women’s Media Association (UWMA)

Regional

East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP)
Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA)

International

Equitas – Canada
Frontline - Ireland
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights - Uganda (OHCHR)

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  • By: jose
    UN expert hails role of equality bodies and action plans in combating racism: NEW YORK / GENEVA (2 November 2016) – States should maximize the use of specialized equality bodies and national action plans to tackle racism and xenophobia, a United Nations human rights expert has said. Using these tools was key to identifying the causes and shaping new policies, said the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, Mutuma Ruteere. “National specialized bodies and national action plans address the root causes of discrimination in areas such as employment, housing, education, the justice system, law enforcement and access to different goods and services,” Mr. Ruteree said, presenting a report* to the UN General Assembly. “They also drive change in State and private organizations Read the Special Rapporteur’s report: http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/71/325

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