Isabella Mukankusi
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Advocate Isabella Mukankusi is participating in the 2021-22 HRAP. She is the Legal and Advocacy Advisor at MyStory Initiative, a nongovernmental organisation based in Uganda that promotes human rights for persons with disabilities. She is passionate about justice and human rights, having trained as a lawyer. She is responsible for providing strategic direction and advice to the board, and provides legal support. She also works directly with grassroots communities on women’s and children’s rights.

Daniel Alejandro Pinilla
Thursday, January 6, 2022

Advocate Daniel Alejandro Pinilla is participating in the 2021-22 HRAP. He is the Director of Communications for the Americas at the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL).

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

2009 Advocate Mary Akrami and ten other women human rights defenders from Afghanistan were named finalists for the European Parliament's 2021 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Mary is the founder of the Afghan Women's Skills Development Center and the executive director of the Afghan Women's Network.

Monday, November 22, 2021

2016 Advocate Jeffrey Wambaya of ISHTAR MSM in Kenya presented two papers with senior staff from SAGE—Advocacy and Services for LGBT at the International Federation on Ageing 15th Global Conference, which was held in Canada in November. The papers were Advances and Challenges in Ageing Specific to LGBT People and Religious and Cultural Norms in Ageing.

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Kemal Pervanic, who attended the 2012 Human Rights Advocates Program, and Project V Architecture of the UK recently won the silver prize for Europe from the the Swiss Lafarge-Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction for their project Restoring Common Ground in Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovina.