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Not recognising cohabitation discriminates against women facing GBV

By Dr Atuki Turner I refer to the article ‘Cohabiting Partners to Miss Out on Property Sharing’ in the New Vision of February 10. I humbly contend that the issue of cohabitation is not going to go away because it is the living reality for thousands, if not millions of women in Uganda. Many of these women …

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NEWS: Using Drama to change attitudes and practice

MIFUMI is also working through the schools to include extra-curricular activities that should impart knowledge on components of human rights, healthy relationships so as to grow a generation of young people that can recognise violence and abuse and resist it. To ensure children continue to stay in school, MIFUMI has mobilised a community of agencies …

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NEWS REPORT: Capacity building for members of MIFUMI Women’s Network

NEWS REPORT: Monday 6 December 2010 ‘African Archers’ radio series gives domestic violence victims a voice Victims of domestic violence in a remote part of Uganda will have their voices heard in a 10-part radio drama dubbed the African Archers after a team of British and Ugandan writers collaborated to write, cast and record the …

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NEWS REPORT: Monday 6 December 2010

NEWS REPORT: Monday 6 December 2010 ‘African Archers’ radio series gives domestic violence victims a voice Victims of domestic violence in a remote part of Uganda will have their voices heard in a 10-part radio drama dubbed the African Archers after a team of British and Ugandan writers collaborated to write, cast and record the …

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Community Action against Violence to Women: Best Response to Covid 19

The good news is that no one has died in Uganda from the virus COVID-19. Community response and donations to aid the needy has been tremendous. However, women have died or are dying from domestic violence exacerbated by the lockdown. There are disturbing clips of domestic violence circulating on social media. The ones I find …

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