The following statement is an official response from Strategic Advocacy for Human Rights (SAHR)’s Executive Team in relation to complaints and allegations, including defamatory accusations, made public by a former client against the organization and its team.

In March 2021, a former client shared allegations against SAHR to the private and work email addresses of dozens of uninvolved persons such as current clients, associates, partners, advisors, volunteers and donors.

Immediately after, we sought professional and legal advice from third-party advisors including a feminist funder and we are now seeking an impartial and independent body to carry out an external investigation…


Our mission is to end impunity for systematic and widespread Sexual and Gender-Based crimes (SGBCs) by practicing the law through a feminist lens.

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