Alumni News at the Institute

2016 Advocate Organizes Dialogue to Protect Human Rights Defenders
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

2016 Advocate Mulshid Muwonge, Jr. organized a community dialogue in western Uganda to discuss issues affecting the security and safety of female human rights defenders in the region. The dialogue included law enforcement officers, probation officers, officers responsible for family and child protection, community development officers, religious leaders, and representatives from cultural institutions.

Samuel Matsikure, 2016
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

In honor of the 30th Class of the Human Rights Advocates Program (2018), we are asking our alumni to share their experiences as human rights advocates. Join us as 2016 Advocate Samuel Matsikure of Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe takes us through his organization's journey over the past 25 years.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Congratulations to Patricia Guerrero, a 2003 Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) alumnus, on receiving the American Bar Association International Human Rights Award. Guerrero was recognized for her extensive work in Colombia defending victioms of sexual violence and women displaced by Colombia's armed conflict.

Nvard Margaryan, Armenia
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

2016 Advocate Nvard Margaryan, Chair of PINK Armenia, is highlighed in a recently released video featurette by Human Rights First as part of their continuing Voices for Equality series.

Monday, July 17, 2017

2016 HRAP alumnus Aehshatou Manu of Cameroon participated in the  annual session of the United Nations' Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) held in Geneva in July 2017.

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