The warning is in response to a petition by some women to the Alur Kingdom early this month to put in place stringent measures against the widespread mistreatment of women by their spouses for producing single-sex children, something they say is violating their rights as women.
Women leaders in Hoima decry rampant rights violations, as the world marks International Womenâ€™s Day. The women leaders say women and girl children still have no right to own family property in most families and when it comes to marriage, husbands have continuously sold off property without their wivesâ€™ consent.
During the campaign under the theme â€œFrom Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Letâ€™s Challenge Militarism and End Violence against Women!â€ rural women are going to be screened and later treated for cervical cancer.
Leah, a resident of Moshi, Tanzania, told court that she was carrying Amukaâ€™s two month old pregnancy when he forced her into abortion that took place on October 08th 2011 at Tororo Government Hospital. The court also heard that Amuka injected the victim with a noxious substance that left her unconscious before he ferried her to the theatre for the abortion.