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17:12
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Gov't to Borrow UGX 148Bn to Fight Gender Based Violence 1 1

The loan is required to increase participation in gender-based violence prevention Programs and increase utilization of multi-sectoral services for survivors of gender-based violence in targeted districts.
11:01
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Harassment, Social Stigma Threatens Women Rights Defenders women activism

In a statement issued ahead of International Women Human Rights Defenders Day on 29 November, the experts said women working for rights and equality faced unique and growing challenges driven by deep-rooted discrimination, with some being killed for their courageous stand and others facing violence, harassment, social stigma and sometimes imprisonment.
09:57
09:57

Uganda Joins 16 Days of Activism to Fight Gender Based Violence

This years Orange the World initiative will focus on raising money to end violence against women and girls. UN Women is taking the lead in galvanizing global attention and action to end violence, a pandemic that impacts one in three women worldwide, some of whom are tortured by relatives and friends.
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09:50

Transport Shortfalls Hinder Fight against Gender Based Violence 6

Findings of the survey, conducted early this year in Kigezi region and in Ntugamo district, show that departments that deal with Gender Based Violence especially are the least facilitated especially within the Uganda Police Force, a major obstacle to timely investigations.
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Gulu District Passes Ordinance on Gender Based Violence wife battering

Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, the Gulu LC V chairperson says the law seeks to among other things protect and promote the rights of Gender based violence victims, prevent Gender based Violence, reduce psychological and physical injuries and death.
09:57
09:57

Orange Your Neighborhood to Stop Violence against Women un women 1 1 Top story

Violent acts against women are in most cases committed by an intimate partner. Of all women killed in 2012, almost half died at the hands of a partner or family member, UN research suggests.
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Weak Laws Triggering Gender Based Violence-Activists domestic violence 1

Tina Musuya, the Executive Director of the center for domestic violence prevention says Violence against women has since become one of the silent epidemics killing hundreds of women across the globe. She classifies the problem as a mirror image of HIV, a virus that kills close to 2 million people in the world every year.
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10:01

Gender Based Violence on the Rise in Busoga Region samson lubega 4

Samson Lubega South Eastern regional police spokes person says a total of 1376 cases were recorded during the last three months compared to a total of 2385 cases of gender based violence registered in the entire 2012. He explains that around this time last year police registered 1104 cases of GBV.
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Police Warns of Increase in Child Sexual Abuse Cases anppcan 4

Rose Nalubega, the head of the Sexual and Gender Based Violence Department at the CID Department says that after sodomizing the minor, the suspect warned him against revealing what had happened threatening to end his life.
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18:26

Isingiro Man Commits Suicide Over Family Wrangles 1

His neighbors told URN that the deceased has been embroiled in a wrangle with his family including two wives and several children over property.
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10:41

Activists Embark On Screening Of Rural Women For Cervical Cancer sexual violence 2

During the campaign under the theme “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Violence against Women!” rural women are going to be screened and later treated for cervical cancer.
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Domestic Violence to Blame for Child Marriages- Activists busoga region 1

Gender based violence has been found to increases numbers of early marriages in Busoga region.
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