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12:31
12:31

Luwero Man Removes House Doors to Force Wife to Leave Domestic Violence 2 1

The case is coming up soon after Police last week released a crime report indicating 534 cases of domestic violence were reported to Police Stations within Luwero district in 2023, ranking it top in domestic violence across the country.
14:03
14:03

387 People In Luwero Treated for STIs Due To Sexual Gender Based Violence Police 5 1

Dr. Innocent Nkonwa the Luwero District Health Officer explains that the victims of sexual violence were given Post Exposure Prophylaxis drugs to prevent them from acquiring HIV/AIDS, emergency contraceptive pills to stop unwanted pregnancies, and treatment against STIs before they were forwarded to the Police for investigations.
14:26
14:26

Health Workers in Karamoja Demand Male Participation in Family Planning Programs Ministry of Health 1 5

According to health workers, the non involvement of men in family planning has increased domestic violence in the households and high cases of contraceptive discontinuation among women.
10:50
10:50

Domestic Violence Drives South Sudan Refugee Women into Single Motherhood 6 1

Moureen Wagubi, the Executive Director of the Institute for Social Transformation (IST), a women’s right organization says food insecurity and poverty remains key challenges refugee women are facing that ends up resulting in GBV.
18:33
18:33

Parliament Establishes Post Legislative Scrutiny Committee 4 1

Tayebwa said that the established Post Legislative Scrutiny Committee will help parliament to identify gaps that may need to be updated in the existing laws and policies. In countries where the practice exists, it is used as a mechanism for monitoring the implementation and evaluating the impact of laws.
19:02
19:02

Involve Men in Gender Based Violence Programs – Speaker Among 4 1

The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among has appealed for the involvement of men and boys in programs aimed at eliminating Gender Based Violence. She made the statement while launching a campaign dubbed “16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV) on women and girls’ at Parliament.
16:16
16:16

Lawyer Stabs Husband to Death Domestic Violence 1

Francesca Amony, a former National Secretary for the DP Women's League handed herself in at Lacor Police Post, in Bardege-Layibi Division, after she reportedly stubbed her husband, Dr. Joseph Etuk, to death.
08:18
08:18

Education Minister Condemns NGO's Promoting Condom Use in Schools student 3 2

Mrs Museveni hinted that there is a new global agenda to deliberately promote immorality, which is evidenced in the indecent entertainment performances openly exhibited before children. She says that teams have been dispatched for extensive enquiries, against such practices and that implicated individuals will be apprehended.
15:28
15:28

1,000 People Injured Due to GBV in Luwero Domestic Violence 5 1

According to Luwero District Health report on mortality and morbidity for the financial year 2021/22, at least 16 GBV children were below the age of five years whereas 1,011 were children and adults aged above five years.
22:52
22:52

Gender Based Violence Victims Advised To Seek Treatment Before Justice Health Center 1 3

Dr. Innocent Nkonwa, the Luwero District Health explains that over time the victims prefer to first report cases to Police and pursue treatment later which is not right.
14:56
14:56

Buyende Man Chops Wife to Death police spokesperson

"My wife used to leave home early in the pretext of clearing the farm before sunrise, only to meet up with his lover. On receiving information from locals, I lost control and killed her," reads Tenywa's statement in part.
10:07
10:07

Religious, Cultural Leaders in Rwenzori Region Commit to End GBV 2 6

In Kasese, more than 6,000 girls under the age of 19 years went for their first antenatal in various health facilities, and over 200 cases of violence against children were reported at police in 2021.
14:16
14:16

Kiira Regional Police to Boost Incomes of Officers’ Spouses Through Agriculture husband 1 1

The initiative is targeting an estimate of 150 officers’ spouses, who shall be skilled in modern agricultural techniques, with support from civil society organizations and operation wealth creation-OWC officials.
13:50
13:50

GBV Survivors in Arua Demand Support from Gov't 1 4

Hellen Faidah, a visually impaired mother of five children who was sent away by her husband four years ago said since she was disowned and chased away by her husband, she has been struggling to look after the children.
17:19
17:19

Gender Ministry Seeks UGX 93b to Support GBV Victims 5 1

According to the State Minister for Gender and Culture Peace Mutuuzo, the country is registering a high prevalence of GBV but the budget to support the victims is inadequate
15:01
15:01

Female Candidate in Luwero Struggles to Make inroads in Male Dominated Race 4 1

Birungi is contesting with five men in the race to lead Luwero district after the incumbent LCV Chairperson Ronald Ndawula opted to contest for a Parliamentary seat.
07:35
07:35

KCCA Seeks UGX 3 Billion for Street Lighting In Nakawa Division 1

Harriet Mulondo, the Director Gender and Community Development KCCA told URN in a phone interview that following the study, they have established need and will install lights on more streets in the central business District, markets, major walk ways like Nakivubo blue and Namirembe road among others.
21:46
21:46

KCCA to Extend Lights to Slums Harriet Mulondo 4

According to Mulondo, as soon as the study is completed, they will seek funding from the French government to light-up areas in Kampala that have been identified as dark spots used by criminals to commit crime.
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