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RFSL

SEXUAL MINORITIES UGANDA 2013-2016

Through its contribution to RFSL, the Rainbow Fund has been able to contribute to a stronger LGBTQ movement in Uganda, despite the challenging situation for LGBTQ people there. RFSL enabled resources to be transferred to where they could make the most difference. The support has been given to the umbrella organisation SMUG, Sexual Minorities Uganda and to the PAL (Planning Advocacy and Leadership) collaborative project. SMUG has focused on political influence and public attitudes, and in the PAL project the aim has been to carry out joint activities to strengthen the movement’s ability to learn from each other and influence togther.

Through its contribution to RFSL, the Rainbow Fund has been able to contribute to a stronger LGBTQ movement in Uganda, despite the challenging situation for LGBTQ people there. RFSL enabled resources to be transferred to where they could make the most difference. The support has been given to the umbrella organisation SMUG, Sexual Minorities Uganda and to the PAL (Planning Advocacy and Leadership) collaborative project. SMUG has focused on political influence and public attitudes, and in the PAL project the aim has been to carry out joint activities to strengthen the movement’s ability to learn from each other and influence togther.

During the period of the Rainbow Fund’s support came the Anti-homosexuality Bill Act (2013), which shocked both the outside world and the LGBTQ movement in Uganda. Thanks to the support being in place, the movement was able to effectively mobilise to put members in safety, get international support and ultimately abolish the law.

http://www.sexualminoritiesuganda.com/
https://www.rfsl.se/verksamhet/internationellt/uganda/

Sexual minorities uganda

About Regnbågsfonden

The purpose of the Fund is to financially help HBTQ people around the world, as well as individuals, primarily in countries where HBTQ people are stalked and harassed by authorities, police and religious institutions.

Our funds will not go to organisations or individuals who do not respect human rights and freedoms. These include racism, and antisemitism, sexism and children’s rights.