Rita Aciro is a Ugandan human rights defender and Executive Director for Uganda Women's Network (UWONET). She was the recipient of the 2021 European Union Human Rights Defenders Award.

Rita Aciro in 2023.

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  • In most instances a woman has to get permission from the husband, family and sometimes relatives to contest for a political seat. We are here to give them (women) skills that will enable them compete with men.
  • It was an honour of the invisible Human Rights Defenders in homes, and public spaces who never have the spot light yet do an incredible job in giving a voice to women and girls.

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