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Ugandan Activists Challenge Constitutionality of Anti-Homosexuality Law
Coalition of Ugandan LGBTI organizations and activists file petition challenging the law with the Ugandan Constitutional Court.
March 11, 2014Read More
Uganda Anti-LGBT Bill Becomes Law, Violating Rights of LGBT People
AJWS condemns signing of bill into law as it violates the basic human rights of Uganda's LGBT people.
February 24, 2014Read More
AJWS Calls on Obama to use the Full Power of U.S. Diplomacy to Insist That Uganda Reject the Draconian Anti-Homosexuality Bill
Urges Secretary of State Kerry to reevaluate diplomatic relationships in the wake of escalating human rights concerns, new anti-LGBT laws
February 20, 2014Read More
AJWS supports more than 500 grassroots organizations in Africa, Asia and the Americas that promote the rights of women, girls and LGBT people; rebuild societies torn apart by war and natural disasters; and seek to secure access to food, land and water. In the United States, we mobilize our supporters to advocate for U.S. policies that help create a just and equitable world. We are inspired by Judaism’s commitment to pursue justice and repair the world, and we believe that Jewish history teaches us to respect and fight for the rights of others. Read more or donate.
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