Domestic Violence

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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LATEST NEWS: Mobilising communities for collective action against violence MIFUMI’s community mobilisation efforts picked up in 2016 with the mass recruitment of community volunteers and champions to join MIFUMI’s Women’s Movement under the movement building initiative. LATEST NEWS: MIFUMI has mobilised voluntary support of 48 Independent domestic violence advisors, 1010 women’s rights champions (who comprise …

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Joyce Nekesa

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 …

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Teopista Nyapendi

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 …

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Sylvia Namusoke

Sylvia Namusoke a primary school teacher, disagreed with her husband over a building they had equally contributed to and constructed. They put the titles in the names of their son but when her husband wanted to sell the property she objected to the sale in order to safeguard the children’s property for the future. The …

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