Following a report and request from Rella Foundation, on 5th/May 2022, a delegation of WHRDN-U participated in the solidarity visit to RELLA foundation
The delegation consisted of 7 WHRDs, 3WHRDs working on Sex workers rights from Arua, Kabarole and Kampala, 1 on GBV from Jinja and 3 on LBQT Rights from Kampala.
RELLA Foundation offers response to LBQTs at risk by providing different services like shelter where they receive psychology needs and expressed challenges they face.
- security threats with the local council since the law does not protect them thus leading to criminalizing them all the time in the community.
- Burnout and exhaustion leading to stress from work they do
- issues of confidentiality is a big challenge to the people at the shelter
WHRDN-U pledged to provide support inform of protection, grant to buy the bedsheets, mattresses, blankets, towels and buckets