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Refugee women and children most affected...

Flora is a 30-year-old mother of four. She and her family previously lived in the Central Equatoria State of South Sudan. They fled to Uganda to seek refuge...

Religion, culture, and stereotyping fueling...

According to the Oxford Advanced Leaner’s English Dictionary, the word ‘submit’ and hence submissive means, “too willing to accept somebody else’s authority...

Museveni to men: Stop beating women

“We should explain that beating women is cowardly. Why should you fight a woman who is weaker than you? If you want to fight look for fellow men,” Museveni...

Violence against women an act of cowardice...

In Uganda, 56% of women and girls between the ages of 15-49 experience spousal violence while 22% are subjected to sexual violence, according to the Uganda...

Challenges women faced in 2019

Ann Nassamula, the programme manager at the Centre For Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP), says gender-based violence against women and girls was rife...

 Austrian government commits sh7b to fight...

The 2016 Uganda Demographic Health Survey indicated that 13% of women in Karamoja experienced physical and sexual violence from age 15.

Men asked to respect women's voices

The acting district community development officer of Kalaki district, Joseph Atikiro, said one of the reasons gender-based violence cases are high in the...

He stopped us from eating meat and bathing...

"I realised that I was not married to a human being but rather a demon."

Victims of gender based violence to get free...

According to Lilian Kobusingye, the programme officer at FIDA Uganda, they started the campaign by launching what they call Family Justice Desks where...

Domestic violence silent killer in  Kiruhura...

Women usually connive with their elder sons to kill their fathers, following reports that men have sold the family property, land or animals, leaving the...

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