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December 4th, 2017

Hart Weekly Review: 04/12/2017

Questions for Written Answers: 1) Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sudan: Politics and Government (30 Nov 2017)

Baroness Cox: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, with reference to the commitment in a letter to the APPG on Sudan and South Sudan by the Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Rory Stewart MP, dated 23 August to “support Sudan to achieve sustainable peace, an improved human rights situation and political reform”, how they define “political reform”; and what steps they propose to take to promote such reform....

November 22nd, 2017

Celebrating 10 Year Partnership with PAORINHER

In October 2017, HART visited northern Uganda to celebrate a successful 10 year partnership with local organisation PAORINHER (Patongo Orphans Infants Health Rehabilitation Centre). In 2005, HART received a desperate request by a young Ugandan from the Acholi Tribe for help as his community had suffered frequent attacks by the Lord’s Resistant Army (LRA)....

November 20th, 2017

Hart Weekly Review: 20/11/2017

Questions in the House of Lords Baroness Cox recently questioned the government about its work to tackle Bilateral Trade: Sudan.
Baroness Caroline Cox speaking in parliament.
Baroness Cox Is the Minister aware that there are reliable reports of a build-up of Government of Sudan military forces in Darfur, Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile, causing great concern at the possibility of renewed military offences?...

November 13th, 2017

Hart Weekly Review 13/11/2017

Questions in the House of Lords Baroness Cox recently questioned the government about its work to tackle terrorism and the use of sexual violence.  
Baroness Caroline Cox speaking in parliament.
Baroness Cox To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the recommendation of the Henry Jackson Society’s report Trafficking Terror that an International Legal Task Force should be established to gather evidence on sexual violence as a tactic of terrorism....

November 8th, 2017

Raymond’s Challenge

Raymond, chairman of the PAORINHER Centre, accompanied HART to Uganda in October to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the centre opening. Instead of simply celebrating, he decided to undertake a mighty challenge in hopes of raising £10,000, running and cycling from Gulu to the centre in Patongo (90km) in 24 hours....

November 6th, 2017

HART Weekly Review: 06/11/2017

Visit to Uganda Last week, HART was in Uganda to celebrate 10 years with the PAORINHER HIV clinic and its amazing achievements. We will be releasing our visit report in the coming days along with some photos from the trip. With HART celebrating PAORINHER’s success in Uganda, this week’s blog takes a look at the current HIV situation in Uganda....

October 31st, 2017

Why the Difference? : The Increasing Gap between Men & Women living with HIV

Residents of Mbale district gather to receive family planning counseling and treatments. Photograph: Juozas Cernius for the Guardian
Uganda’s HIV epidemic emerged in the 1980s amongst issues surrounding the Lord’s Resistance Army and violence....

October 13th, 2017

HART Weekly Round Up 13 October 2017

An evening with Vardan This Wednesday, HART hosted an evening with the inspirational director of the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre, Vardan Tadevosyan. He gave our supporters an update on the wonderful work that his centre does for the disabled in Nagorno-Karabakh. ...

October 6th, 2017

HART Weekly Round Up (06/10/2017)

This week’s HART Weekly Round Up includes blogs, responses from the government to Baroness Cox’s written questions, and a summary of the top stories from the countries where we work. Blogs: ...

September 29th, 2017

News Round Up 29/09/17

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