About FARUG

Freedom and Roam Uganda (FARUG) is a Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer (LBQ) diverse persons and womxn’s rights organisation based in Uganda and established in 2003.
We are a feminist organization that reinforces feminist culture and principles, equality of womxn as stipulated in human rights and international instruments.
We challenge male chauvinism, patriarchy and cultures that aim at oppressing womyn. We create womxn autonomous spaces, challenge heteronomativity and forge sisterhood and solidarity.
FARUG is the oldest sorely Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer womxn organization that has been actively leading and organizing sexual orientation and gender identity through lobbying, dialogue to create and facilitate greater visibility and voice.

Strategy & Vision

VISION

A world where being an LBQ womxn is normal

GOAL

A healthy and vibrant LBQ community that is respected, well-informed, competent, and committed to individual and community development.

MISSION

To strengthen and mobilize the voice, visibility, and collective organizing power of LBQ womxn in order to change the norms, institutions, policies, and practices that perpetuate inequality, homophobia, hetero normativity and violence in both the public and private arenas

STRATEGIC INTERVENTIONS

  • Strengthened activist Leadership
  • Freedom from Violence
  • Social and Economic Rights
  • Right to Health
  • Movement Building
  • Research and Documentation
  • Voice and Visibility

OBJECTIVES

  • To advocate for an environment in which the rights of LBQ Womyn are respected and protected.
  • To promote and advocate for equal access to friendly, non-discriminative & inclusive services to LBQ womxn.
  • To promote Socio-economic rights and empowerment of LBQ womxn in Uganda.
  • To strengthen FARUG’s institutional capacity to be a more accountable and effective organization.
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