Lobbyist award boosts grass root activists in Nairobi’s slum

januari 16, 2017 · No comments

With the money and honor Rachael Mwikali, the first Lobbyist for Change winner, can do more in the fight for poor people’s rights in Kenya. Now she calls for nominations of other young people and women for this year’s prize. –  It is a big gift…

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We Effect at the UN to share views on rights in Uganda

oktober 14, 2016 · No comments

In November Uganda’s human rights record will be reviewed by the UN Human Rights Council. We Effect and partners have been to Geneva to notice the UN and other stakeholder on the rights issues we see on the ground. The major human rights issues in Uganda…

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Shortlist for Lobbyist for Change presented

maj 16, 2016 · No comments

In July, the winner of the Lobbyist for Change-award will be announced at a ceremony in Sweden. The shortlisted nominees come from Kenya, El Salvador and Nicaragua – and they are all women. The award, being presented for the first time this year, will be given…

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Enterprises in focus for new delegation to Guatemala

april 1, 2016 · No comments

Working for Human Rights in Guatemala can be life threatening. For the second year running, a Swedish delegation carrying representatives from the business, church and non-governmental sectors, travelled to the country in order to highlight the situation. This year, focus is being put on the responsibilities…

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We Effect and partners report on Uganda’s human rights record

mars 24, 2016 · No comments

We Effect has joined the UPR procedure where the UN Human Rights Council examines countries human rights records. Civil Society plays a key role in these reviews. On 24 March a report raising human right issues in Uganda was submitted to the UN by We Effect…

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