Program and Administration Officer
DefendDefenders (the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project) seeks to strengthen the work of human rights defenders (HRDs) in the East and Horn of Africa sub-region by reducing their vulnerability to the risk of persecution and by enhancing their capacity to effectively defend human rights.
DefendDefenders is recruiting a Program and Administration Manager for its work in supporting HRDs. The position will be based in Kampala, Uganda with frequent travels within and out of the country. Applicants should be eligible to work in Uganda without restriction.
Deadline: August 4th 2019
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Press Release: Court of Appeal upholds the registration of NGLHRC, March 22nd, 2019.
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Appeals court rules forced anal testing illegal, March 23rd 2018
Court finds Forced Anal Testings Unconstitutional, March 22, 2018
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Press Statement: Kenya Medical Association statement against forced anal examinations, September 23rd 2017.
What African Sex Workers Want, Feb 7 2017
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