Our Story

Muslim Centre for Justice and Law (MCJL) is a Ugandan faith based NGO dedicated to promoting and advancing Justice, Tolerance and Human Rights in Uganda.

MCJL has a primary focus on poor and vulnerable members of the grass root communities and further encompasses the diverse community as a whole. Empowering local communities to effectively advocate for their rights and duty bearers to deal with dynamic social challenges especially in the Muslim communities in Uganda.


We use a multi pronged approach to solve issues in our areas of focus. Through Sensitization, Advocacy, Lobbying and Intervention powered by technology,  we tackle Human Rights issues, Access to Justice, Gender Based Violence, Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR), Poverty and Violent Extremism.

We work directly with local communities and also in partnership with both public and private sector entities.

Where We Work

MCJL operates in:

Central Region – Kampala, Butambala and Mpigi districts.

Eastern Region – Bugiri and Mayuge districts.

Northern Region – Omoro, Gulu and Lamwo districts.