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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Congratulations to 2010 Advocate Agnes Apea Atim who was elected MP of Amolatar District in Northern Uganda. She is the founder and CEO of Hope Development Initiative which works to unlock the leadership, citizenship and entrepreneurial potential of  rural women through agribusiness. She earned a PhD in International Development from the University of Reading in the UK. 

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

ISHR is pleased to open the application for the 2021 Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP).

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

HRAP alumni Biggie Nkali of FARUG in Uganda and Marijana Savic of NVO Atina in Serbia participated in 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence which is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

2016 Advocate Raoul Kitungo and his team at Justice for All in the DRC used funding received from the United Nations Democracy Fund to mark  International Anti-Corruption Day on December 9th. 

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Tambudzai Glenda Muzenda, 2010 HRAP participant, was awarded one of the 2020 Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Fellowships for work in the field of gender reconciliation. Read the full announcement here

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