Claiming Spaces:
Tactical Tools for Human Rights Defenders

Through our annual flagship workshop ‘Claiming spaces: Tactical tools for Human Rights Defenders’
we aim to build the capacity and provide a platform for human rights defenders (HRDs) in
the East and Horn of Africa sub-region.

Latest News

Human Rights Defender of the Month: Karis Moses Oteba

Karis Moses Oteba is DefendDefenders’ Protection Officer and Well-being Lead, promoting self-care and effective stress management amongst human rights defenders. He started defending human rights at the early age of 11, as a member of the children’s parliament, convened to listen to the views of children concerning Uganda’s 1997 Children’s Act.

Updates from July 2020

Dear friends and colleagues, While the world struggles to maintain some semblance of normalcy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, let us refrain from being comfortable with