Betty Odur is a Practicing human rights lawyer committed to pursuing social justice career. She is particularly interested in health rights, HIV/AIDS and gender justice. A Public interest Advocate passionate about promoting and protecting human rights of the marginalized and vulnerable communities using law and legal policy as tools that contribute to development, social transformation, equity and dignity of all persons.
Possesses human rights training skills and leadership competences that has been greatly utilized in over 8 years career span in legal/human rights and social change work in Uganda.
As Legal Officer, working in the Legal Aid and Community Justice Department of the Uganda Network on Law, Ethics and HIV since 2011 has led programs, advocacy campaigns , Promoted and implemented access to justice programs for marginalized Persons living with HIV, key populations, Persons with disability, widows and orphans. Has implemented community change programs through community mobilization efforts and activism to address structural barriers that hinder women and girls human rights and gender inequality. Leads a 20 team of paralegals in execution of these programs at UGANET.