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Using the Constitution to Litigate on the Rights of LGBTI Persons: A Case Study of Uganda

Using the Constitution to Litigate on the Rights of LGBTI Persons: A Case Study of Uganda

A talk by Ugandan lawyer and advocate Adrian Jjuuko 

 

Thursday, September 19, 2013

12 p.m., WCC 3016, Harvard Law School


Join Harvard Law School for a talk by Adrian Jjuuko, a Ugandan human rights lawyer and advocate. He is the Executive Director of Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF), a human rights NGO providing legal aid services to LGBTI, sex workers and other marginalized groups in Uganda. He has been instrumental in bringing cases challenging the constitutionality of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, and is the petitioner in a challenge to a provision of the Equal Opportunities Commission Act denying LGBTI persons, sex workers and other minorities access to the Equal Opportunities Commission.   

 

Co-sponsored with the Human Rights Project.  




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