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Foundation for Human Rights Initiative

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Foundation for Human Rights Initiative is a member of the Africa Democracy Forum and the Anti Corruption Coalition Uganda.

"Since its inception in December 1991, FHRI has developed and implemented innovative human rights advocacy strategies and programmes; pressed for meaningful law reform and respect for due process of law; promoted practical human rights education; conducted paralegal training and community empowerment workshops; and fostered collaboration among human rights defenders throughout Uganda." [1]

Funding

In 1993 they received a grant from the NED via the Columbia University's Center for Human Rights to aid with the publication of Voiceless of Zaire. In subsequent years (1997, 1998, 2002 and 2003) they also received direct grants from the NED.

In 1996 they received a grant from the Westminster Foundation "To fund the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative in Uganda to hold two further paralegal training workshops for community leaders in the Tororo and Masaka regions in September and November 1995, to be followed by civic evaluation workshops, and to produce two poster campaigns providing civic education." [2]

Partners [3]

Contact

Web: http://www.fhri.or.ug

Resources and articles

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References

  1. Home, Foundation for Human Rights Initiative, accessed February 26, 2009.
  2. Project Database, NED, accessed February 26, 2009.
  3. Partners, Foundation for Human Rights Initiative, accessed February 26, 2009.