Director, Support Initiative for People With Atypical Sex Development (SIPD) in Uganda
Julius Kaggwa is Director of Support Initiative for People With Atypical Sex Development (SIPD), a project working to promote human rights protection and holistic support for children and people with intersex conditions. He is also a lead player of the civil society coalition on human rights and constitutional law, which is at the forefront of campaigning against the anti-homosexuality bill, which was recently tabled before the Ugandan parliament. Born and raised in Uganda, Julius is a human rights advocate who has done extensive independent research in the fields of genders and sexualities, as well as engaged widely in advocating for the human rights of intersex people and other sexual minorities in Uganda and Africa. He is commended for his sensitive and professional approach to community engagement and education on matters of sexuality, sexual diversity, sexual health, and gender identities from a human rights perspective.