Posted on 26. September 2023 in Research

Cover of the 'Anti-Trans Violence Reporting Tool: Uwazi Guidelines for Trans Rights Advocacy' guide.Uwazi is an innovative online platform for data management. It is designed for:

  • human rights advocates
  • researchers
  • organisations.

The tool makes sensitive data and documents related to human rights easier to:

  • manage
  • analyse
  • collaborate
  • share.

What's in this guide?

This report provides a guide for how to use Uwazi to get the most from your data. In addition to an overview of the platform, you can find dedicated sections on:

  • Getting Started with Uwazi
  • Document Management: Uploading and Organising
  • Data Analysis and Visualisation
  • Best Practices for Document Security and Privacy.

There are also resources to learn more, and two real-world case studies. These cover how TGEU uses Uwazi for our Anti-Trans Violence and Trans Murder Monitoring projects.

Who is this guide for?

This guide is specifically designed for human rights advocates collaborating on TGEU’s projects – the Anti-Trans Violence and Trans Murder Monitoring projects. If you would like to become a collaborator on these projects, please reach out to

However, this information can be useful to any human rights defender using Uwazi or who works with a lot of sensitive data.

Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.