Twesigye Jackson Kaguri
Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri was born and raised in Uganda in the village of Nyakagyezi. A graduate of Makerere University, Kaguri co-founded the human rights organization, Human Rights Concerns, to help victims of human rights violations in Uganda and to educate the public about their rights. In 2001, he founded the Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project in response to the devastating effects of AIDS in his hometown. The organization provides free education to children who have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS.

Delphine Djiraibe
Friday, March 6, 2020

Delphine Djiraibe is internationally recognized for her work as a human rights lawyer and chief attorney at the Public Interest Law Center in Chad, as well as co-founder of the Chadian Association for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights. She has been working on the Chad-Cameroon Oil and Pipeline Project since its inception and has been advocating social, economic, and environmental rights in Chad and for World Bank accountability and corporate responsibility in the disbursement of oil revenues.

Marijana Savic
Thursday, February 27, 2020

Marijana Savic is the founder and director of ATINA-Citizens Association for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and All Forms of Gender-based Violence. She founded Atina to aid survivors of violence, exploitation, and human trafficking in Serbia. She established the first safe house for victims of trafficking in the country. Atina expanded its focus to also provide psychosocial, legal, and medical assistance to women and children feeling war and persecution at home. She attended the 2018 HRAP. 

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Michael Miiro is the Technical Advisor on HIV/AIDS, disability and sexual and gender-based violence for the Masaka Association of Persons with Disabilities Living with HIV&AIDS (MADIPHA).
He has trained village health teams, health workers, and police in sign language and held workshops about PWDs who are Living with HIV & AIDS as well as SGBV against PWDs.
Thursday, February 13, 2020

Co-founded by 2020 Advocate Bakary Tandia, The Abolition Institute presented its 2020 Aichana Abeid Boilil Awards on February 12th at the Stone Temple Baptist Church in Chicago. Named after the first woman rescued from slavery by SOS Esclaves, the award honors those in the “Land of Lincoln” who are fighting modern day slavery in Mauritania. Tandia is also a Case Manager and Policy Advocate at African Services Committee in New York City. He has guided every HRAP cohort since 2011 on how to maximize the HRAP experience.