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 […]
https://www.youtube.com/embed/0wrMbmfCGzw?controls=1&rel=0&playsinline=0&modestbranding=0&autoplay=0&enablejsapi=1&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fmifumi.org&widgetid=1 Praise for MIFUMI Toll Free Adviceline by Kyamusana Ali, Community Development Officer at Bukabooli sub county in Mayuge district.
Atuki Turner with Lad Rwakafuuzi, human rights lawyer looking splendid. Lad who suffered a stroke 4 years ago says he is ready to face 2022. He’s done much to advance jurisprudence in Uganda and deserves a pat on the back.
Letter to the editor, Guardian Newspapers UK In the UK this week (16 August) the Guardian Newspaper reported on a ‘Landmark UK court ruling due in “bride price” dispute’. It involves the case where by a woman has taken her ex-husband and his parents to court seeking full payment of her mahr. The two terms
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
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
My colleague Frank and I are sitting at the back of a pickup truck. This is my first week on the job collecting the stories of the survivors of MIFUMI. Today I am heading out to the village to pick up the report files of domestic violence recorded for this month at the subdistricts law
Joyce Nekesa got married at 17 years of age. They were neighbours, he noticed her just like she had noticed him. They decided to get married. He got some cows and paid to my father. After paying the cows, we had five children together. After having the five children, he started neglecting her and he
My husband and I have three children and because I was the good wife doing as I was told; and never dwelling on the beatings he had administered when he was upset the previous day, he called me his ‘good obedient and respectful wife’. So when I mentioned to him that with the savings I