Grantee Profile

Uganda Association of Women Lawyers

Grants to Uganda Association of Women Lawyers

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 4 years, 11 months)

    Human Rights

    KAMPALA, UGANDA — The Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA-U) was established in 1974 by a group of female lawyers with the goal of promoting the rights of women through access to justice. FIDA-U receives Foundation support to address accountability and redress for victims of sexual violence in post-conflict Northern Uganda through strategic litigation.

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 4 years, 11 months)

    Human Rights

    KAMPALA, UGANDA — The grant provides project support to the Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA-U) in support of a project to address accountability and redress for victims of sexual violence in post-conflict Uganda within a transitional justice framework.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Uganda Association of Women Lawyers $600,000 between 1978 and 2016.