Chairman Imran Kasiko says that the Bwondha men depend more on women for economic survival and if the men fail to fulfill their conjugal obligations to the women, it creates room for frequent domestic violence cases in the community.
The Busoga Muslim regional Khadhi, Hussein Bowa, says that some of the terms in the circular banks warrant borrowers to pay high interest rates, which has partly deterred small business owners from accessing their much-desired credit facilities in fear of the repercussions.
Peace Mutuuzo, State Minister for Gender says that there have been 161 deaths associated with domestic violence this year and a total of 10,280 cases of gender based violence were reported between January and April 2020 according to CID, and yet some cases go unreported.
The 14-year-old primary seven-candidate of Bishop Cipriano Kihangire Primary School in Kitintale Kampala hanged herself following a fight between her father, Alfred Oryema and mother, Concy Oroma at their home in Custom corner in Gulu West Division on Friday morning.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says preliminary findings show that Akello sneaked out of her house following the altercation with her husband and her body was found hanging on a tree branch with the sheet of her baby tied around her neck.
Okema said that they registered 100 cases of domestic violence in June alone, of which three were aggravated in nature and resulted in death, 42 defilement cases, seven rape and three murders, among others. Police records show that cases of aggravated domestic violence; defilement, rape and murder are on the rise.
Robert Masinde, a resident of Kamira trading centre in Luweero district has been on the run, from June 4, when he hacked his wife Jennipher Ajambo, a mother of six. The two had a misunderstanding after Ajambo allegedly rejected Masinde's sexual demands.
The Archbishop of Gulu Diocese Dr John Baptist Odama has dedicated St. Monica Vocational Training Center and Daniel Comboni Vocational Training Institute for sheltering and rehabilitation of the children.
following the mysterious death of Michael Ariko, a retired UPDF Soldier. Ariko died in the home of his girlfriend’s only identified as Helen Atima, about two hours after he reportedly went to bed on Saturday evening, according to the Ogoria Village LC I Chairperson, James Marin Ojula.
The man only identified as Juma told residents after being rescued from the burning house that he caught his wife, Eseza Kusasira red handed cheating on him with another, which prompted him to end his life.
George William Okwaput, a close relative to the deceased says the couple has been embroiled in some misunderstanding for some time when Alayo expressed her intension to quit the relation after staying for a decade without formalizing the marriage.
Edrine Kusemerewa, who goes by the stage name of Edrine K is a song writer, singer and a Gender and Women’s rights activist. Born of Yeres Kyakimwa, a food vendor in Kisanga Market and Seith Kazige, a social worker, Edrine is the fifth born from a family of ten.
According to a statement by the United Nations, violence perpetrated against women is as common a cause of death and incapacity for those of reproductive age, as cancer, and a greater cause of ill health than road accidents and malaria combined. It adds that half of the women killed worldwide were killed by their partners or family.