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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

On August 3, 2022, the Ugandan National Bureau for Non-Governmental Organizations, the government body that regulates NGOs in Uganda, halted the operations of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) for non-registration with the body.

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Where the pandemic kept the 2020-21 HRAP on Zoom for the entire program, the 2022 International AIDS Conference in Canada in July brought two members of the pioneering cohort together in person for the first time: Itoro Douglas Ekanem of Nigeria (left) and Ruben Avila Reyna of Mexico. Ekanem is the chair of The PACT, a coalition of youth organizations working on HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights. Ruben is the youth program officer at Fòs Feminista, an international alliance for sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

On the occasion of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Program of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights pays tribute to the struggles of the Indigenous Peoples for dignity, justice, and human rights and stands in solidarity with Indigenous human rights defenders.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Founded in southwestern Uganda by 1996 Advocate Twesigye Jackson Kaguri, Nyaka recently opened a Healing Center at Kihihi Health Center IV in Kanungu District through its sexual and gender-based violence program.  The program provides medical care, counseling, and legal advocacy to survivors of sexual violence. Since 2015, this particular Nyaka program has helped nearly 500 survivors and assisted in the prosecution of more than 100 perpetrators, some of the first successful prosecutions in southwest Uganda.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

ISIMA University of Mexico invited 1993 Advocate Luis Felipe Polo to participate as a speaker in the "Third International Pedagogical Congress 2022" and in the "Third International Juridical Congress 2022" as part of their activities to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

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