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August 5th, 2014

Can we overcome the stigma of HIV/AIDS in Northern Uganda?

Uganda is one of the most beautiful countries in the world and I have had the pleasure of witnessing its spectacular scenery and wildlife first hand, during a six week volunteering placement in 2013. Despite the cessation of Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) activity in 2008, Uganda is still in turmoil....

May 9th, 2014

Challenges to human rights in Uganda: discrimination against LGBT people in law and in practice

  Right now, you can’t go to places that are crowded, because the mob can attack us or even burn us. We can’t walk alone. We are ostracized by relatives. But if this bill passes, it will become impossible for me to live here at all....

April 16th, 2014

Friends and Freebies – Live Below the Line Challenge

I got some stern looks when I told people that I’d had free meals at work and dinner with friends a couple of times last week. Why? I’d decided to do the Live Below the Line challenge for HART’s PAORINHER appeal, and suggested to my Bible study group that they join me. ...

April 1st, 2014

HART Spring 2014 Newsletter

HART’s Spring Newsletter for 2014 has been released today! You can download your copy just below. Featured in this issue: – An update on the continuing conflict and growing humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, where over a million people have been displaced since December 2013....

March 17th, 2014

The PAORINHER project in northern Uganda

Uganda is facing an HIV/ AIDS crisis, with a national average of 7.2% of the population testing HIV positive. Nowhere is this problem more acute than in the Agago District, where 11% of the population have tested positive for HIV, many of whom are young children....

November 12th, 2013

HART Winter 2013 Newsletter

HART’s Winter 2013 Newsletter is now available! Featuring Baroness Cox’s 80th visit to Nagorno-Karabakh, a reflection on our latest trip to Nigeria and an update from Blue Nile State, Sudan, as well as upcoming events and news from our partners… You can download your copy of the newsletter below....

September 12th, 2013

This Immoral Trade: A Book Review By Freya Dodd

As the lights glistened in the Olympic stadium, independent athlete Guor Marial was transported back to memories of his ‘life on the run’. Captured at the age of seven by Misseriya Arab tribesmen from Western Sudan in 1993, Guor was taken to Muglad to work as a slave and was kept in dire conditions....

August 27th, 2013

‘This Immoral Trade: Slavery In The 21st Century’ : Updated And Extended Edition By Baroness (Caroline) Cox and Others


If slavery is to be abolished in the twenty-first century, we must first break the bonds of ignorance, silence, interest, ideology, complacency and complicity.”    

Baroness (Caroline) Cox

  Following the widely acclaimed first edition (2006) marking the bicentenary of William Wilberforce’s parliamentary achievement in abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire, this second edition reminds us that we must continue to challenge this immoral practice. ...

August 12th, 2013

HART Annual Review 2012

HART’s Annual Review and Financial Statements for 2012 are now available! They include updates from our partners around the world as well as information on our advocacy work. The reports can be downloaded below....

July 31st, 2013

Update: PAORINHER’s work in Uganda

PAORINHER is HART’s partner in Uganda, a rehabilitation centre that works with HIV infected and affected children. They are especially remarkable as they only focus on children which they support by providing food, medicine and, if necessary, shelter, and also work towards reducing the stigma attached to HIV positive children....
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