About Annet Namugosa

Annet Namugosa has a Post-graduate diploma in Legal Practice, Law Development Center, Kampala, Uganda and an LLB (Hons), Law, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. She is a Human Rights Lawyer with a special interest in Public Interest Litigation, Clinical Legal Education, Children and Women's Rights. From 2014 to 2016, Annet volunteered as a lawyer with the Public Interest Law Clinic, Makerere, carrying out mobile community legal aid camps, human rights awareness campaigns that sought to teach the communities about their rights and duties, providing legal advice and information to clients. In 2015, she clerked in the Legal Services Department at the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (FHRI) and was instrumental in carrying out research, legal drafting and case analysis. From 2017 to 2020, Annet worked as a Legal Officer at the Centre for Public Interest Law (CEPIL), advocating for Justice, Equality and Dignity by protecting and promoting public interest law in Uganda. Annet is currently working as a Program Officer with Vijana Corps, utilizing Literacy, Media and the opportunity to participate in civic society as tools to empower marginalized youth to be seen and heard. She has over the year’s undertaken short courses in Human-Centred Design, Prototyping, Earned Income Accelerator, Theory of Change, Leadership & Management, Project Planning & Management, Fundraising & Grants Management and Arbitration and Counselling from various institutions. Annet is a very thorough, competent, hardworking, resourceful and diligent person having a high degree of integrity and professionalism. She is passionate about using the law to bring about justice and social equality and does so with great conviction and an ethical overview. Annet has prospects of doing a Masters in Law and studying Psychology and Counseling. Besides work, she is a fun-loving person, full of energy and loves writing, meeting new people and travelling
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