Friday, June 2, 2023

Democracy Now! interviewed 2017 Advocate Pepe Onziema of Sexual Minorities Uganda about the Anti-LGBT Law recently signed by Ugandan President Museveni. Homophobia in Uganda is heavily influenced by American evangelists, who function as “exporters of hate,” notes Pepe, causing LGBTQ Ugandans to “end up as collateral damage.” The entire interview is available here.

Friday, June 2, 2023

The Human Rights Advocates Program's 2022-23 Annual Program Report is now available.

Click here to read the full report.
Click here to read past HRAP Program Reports.
Isabel Flota
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

2022-23 Advocate Isabel Flota sat down with HRAP work-study student Victor Jandres Rivera to talk about their work as a human rights advocate. The video can be found on the HRAP YouTube Channel here.

Monday, May 15, 2023
The Fundación Pueblos de Montaña of Bolivia, in cooperation with the Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR), organized a “Seminar on Drafting Complaints and Using United Nations Procedures Against Human Rights Violations”. The Seminar took place via Zoom on May 14th and was addressed to Indigenous Authorities of Bolivia. More than 40 people participated. Professor Elsa Stamatopoulou of ISHR gave the seminar and discussed it with the participants.
Wednesday, May 10, 2023

The  Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Council  (WGSS) at Columbia University invited 2022-23 Advocate Jade Jacobs-Wort of South Africa and Stephanie V. Grepo, Director of Capacity Building at ISHR, to speak at their May meeting. Jade spoke about their work as the Co-Director and Knowledge and Research Manager at Iranti, a media advocacy organization defending the rights of lesbian, intersex, and transgender persons in Africa while Stephanie provided an overview of HRAP as it relates to gender, LGBTQIA+ issues, women's rights, and Indigenous rights.