Amplifying Voices, Changing Lives.

WHO WE ARE

Unwanted Witness was established in 2012 by a group of netizens, bloggers, activists, writers, and human rights defenders as an independent, non-partisan, and not-for-profit civil society organization. It seeks to create secure uncensored online platforms for activists, netizens, bloggers, freelance journalists, and writers to promote human rights through writing and informing, educating the citizenry who also utilize the platform for strengthening free expression and demand for accountability.

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WHAT WE DO

Advocacy 90%
Research 80%
Legal Aid 70%
Capacity Building 90%

MOST RECENT PROJECTS

Privacy Scorecard

Unwanted Witness in collaboration with the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology has therefore introduced the inaugural Privacy Scorecard that seeks to encourage data collectors/processors adopt data protection best practices.

Legal Aid Lab

For good governance and human rights to thrive, the independent functioning of the media must be protected and legally defended. With financial support from Media Defense, Unwanted Witness brings justice to persecuted users of digital platforms.

Women@Web

Women need sufficient digital and media literacy to participate effectively in online discussions and to protect themselves from online gender-based violence. Addressing the challenges facing effective and active online participation of women.

EVENTS

W@W Online Debate

Over the last thirty years women’s rights organizations, journalists, activists, and feminists have used Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs), including the internet and social media to access and share critical information about their rights, organize and mobilize for activism and engage in advocacy.

Privacy Symposium 2020

This year’s symposium seeks to explore the dynamics of Data use and Democracy presenting the opportunities and challenges to digital human rights in Uganda across sensitive areas of digital identity, e-commerce, surveillance, and digital political campaigns leveling the significance to 2021 elections.

Privacy Symposium 19

The symposium provided a platform for awareness-raising and knowledge sharing about the law, as well as an understanding of emerging threats and opportunities to data privacy in Uganda. 50 participants drawn from the government, academia, NGOs, , and the media among others attended the event.

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