As a lone girl in a traditionally patriarchal & heteronormative Muslim family in Tanzania, Oliver Rubama grew up with so much pressure to conform. She was expected to conform to socially expected patterns of female behavior and dress, and to aspire to get married to a man approved by her family.
DefendDefenders (East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project) is a regional non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Kampala, Uganda, that seeks to strengthen the work of human rights defenders throughout the sub-region by reducing their vulnerability to the risk of persecution and by enhancing their capacity to effectively defend human rights.
Following the 25 October 2021 military coup in Sudan, DefendDefenders
Defend Defenders intends to Procure one Motor vehicle to assist in running their work. DefendDefenders(East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project) is therefore Inviting Bids from Qualified and Competent Providers to Supply one Motor Vehicle.
A united domestic, regional, and international front is needed to
Oral statements to the Council Advocacy documents and press releases
Six international human rights groups – Amnesty International, the Burundi
The UN Human Rights Council’s decision to maintain its scrutiny