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Defending Human Rights Defenders


The Human Rights Centre Uganda (HRCU) believes is staff capacity as one of the key steps for institutional development. HRCU empowers it’s staff through acquiring additional knowledge  and skills in the different areas of their work. As a result, there has been improvement both at individual and institutional level and this in turn has led to increased output at HRCU.

This is made possible through sending staff members for trainings where there equipped with more knowledge and techniques in their field of work. Below are some of the trainings the staff go for.

(i)        Training on UN human rights mechanisms
Training on social media and human rights
(iii)      Proposal writing
(iv)      Training on human rights Monitoring, Investigation, Reporting and Case registration.
(v)         Leadership training
(vi)      Advocacy training
(vii)    Monitoring and evaluation

(Staff members listen to a consultant, Ms. Ashanut Pamela, as she took them through a discussion on writing good proposals.)


  • 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:

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