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  1. UGANDA: Ugandan Parliament adopts Resolution to Address Needs of War-Affected Women

    Years of advocacy by women's rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 286
  2. UGANDA: Cops Lack Skills in Gender-Related Cases, Says Judge

    The Police lack necessary to handle gender-related issues, Justice David Batema, has said.

    Thursday, July 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 997
  3. UGANDA: Looking for Justice in Northern Uganda

    As I walked into the middle of the circle to introduce myself, the women started cheering loudly; I had arrived at th

    Tuesday, March 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 882
  4. UGANDA: 600 Girls Victims of Human Trafficking in Malaysia

    At least 600 Ugandan girls have been forced into Malaysia's sex trade in what has become a human trafficking epidemic

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 821
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  6. INTERNATIONAL: Can we End Rape as Tool of War?

    We first thought about starting this piece with the story of Saleha Begum, a survivor of Bangladesh's 1971 war in whi

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 786
  7. UGANDA: Maiming Women: Society and Judiciary Not Doing Enough

    Grisly and ghastly are probably the most apt words to describe the story that appeared in this newspaper yesterday, o

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 810
  8. UGANDA: DRC Militia Raping Women in Kisoro

    The government has expressed concerned about militia groups from the Democratic Republic of Congo who are on rampage

    Saturday, February 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 776
  9. UGANDA: UDPF in AIDS Fight

    Sergeant Eunice Kisembo discovered she was HIV positive in 2001 after her release from Luzira Prison.

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 646
  10. UGANDA: UNICEF Condemns Acid Attacks

    International Child rights organisation UNICEF-Uganda has strongly condemned the increasing incidents of acid attack

    Friday, December 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 627
  11. UGANDA: Women Up Gender Pressure

    Gender activists have proposed a guide to monitor performance of governments in eliminating sexual and gender-based v

    Monday, December 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 571
  12. UGANDA: We Must Take The Pledge to Stop Violence Against Women

    On Friday, November 25, I wore a white ribbon in support of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Aga

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 451
  13. UGANDA: Prevent Violence Against Women to Create a Peaceful Nation

    As ACFODE celebrates her 26th birthday this month, and as the country prepares for the 16 Days of Activism Campaign A

    Monday, November 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 446
  14. UGANDA: 16 Days of Activism Against Violence

    As we mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, we appeal to everyone to participate in promoting &

    Monday, November 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 447
  15. UGANDA: The War Might be Over, But Women in Northern Uganda Still Suffer Abuse

    November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

    Wednesday, November 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 414
  16. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  17. UGANDA: From Captive to Budding Entrepreneur With a Boost From UNHCR

    Whenever Marie*, just 16, looks at her lively toddler, Honoré*, she has the most intimate reminder of the 25-y

    Thursday, October 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 323
  18. INTERNATIONAL: Leymah Gbowee: Child Soldiers, Child Wives: Wounded for Life

    Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel

    Friday, October 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 618
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  20. UGANDA: Domestic Violence on the Increase in the Acholi Sub-Region

    When the two-decade armed conflict that ravaged Acholi sub-region ended five years ago, women thought the worst was o

    Monday, September 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 252
  21. UGANDA: Women to Get Pepper Spray

    Young women will be given pepper spray to fight off rapists, the state minister for youth and children, Ronald Kibuul

    Friday, June 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 921
  22. IRAQ/UGANDA: Ugandan Women Tricked into Domestic Slavery in Iraq

    The BBC has the first detailed accounts of how Ugandan women ended up in domestic slavery in Iraq, and the extraordin

    Thursday, March 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 833
  23. UGANDA: UNICEF Supports Uganda's Committment to Fight Violence against Women and Children

    MUNYONYO, Uganda, 10 December 2010 - "Today we are starting a three-day journey for creating a shared vision abo

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 798
  24. UGANDA: ICT Boom for Economy, A Bust for Some Women

    KAMPALA, Nov 25, 2010 (IPS) - The rapid growth of the ICT market in Uganda has been greeted with optimism over its po

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 699
  25. UGANDA: Farm Schools in Uganda Engage Women and Men in Gender-Based Violence Prevention

    Following two decades of conflict, violence against women remains a challenge to recovery in Uganda.

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 793
  26. UGANDA: We Must Take Action to End Gender-Based Violence

    Violence against women touches Uganda just as it does every other nation.

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 694
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  28. UGANDA: Tale of Forced Marriage to Al-Shabaab

    Amina Ahmed's letter, typed out in English by a fellow refugee, tells of rape, forced marriage and even beheading of

    Saturday, October 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 312
  29. UGANDA: Food Security Response to HIV and Gender-base Violence in Northern Uganda

    The fertile northern region of Uganda was known for many years as one of the granaries of the country, consistently p

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 298
  30. UGANDA: Violence Persists in Spite of Law in Northern Uganda

    On Saturday July 31, 2010, a 30 year-old woman was brutally murdered by a brother in-law in Ogan village, Pajule, Pad

    Tuesday, September 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 167
  31. UGANDA: Better Stoves Curb Risks for Rural Women

    MOROTO — Two surveys of WFP beneficiaries paint a shocking picture of the hardship and sexual violence faced by

    Monday, September 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 194
  32. UGANDA: Soldier Kills Four Women in Karamoja

    Nakapiripirit — A UPDF soldier attached to the 407 Brigade has shot dead four women and injured one at Katanga

    Thursday, September 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 125
  33. UGANDA: Report Criticizes Endless Suffering of PWD in North

    The global rights body, Human Rights Watch (HRW) together with local rights activists have expressed grave concern ov

    Thursday, September 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 047
  34. UGANDA: Photo Exhibition Reviles Violence against Women

    Pain, agony, anguish, torment described the recently concluded photo exhibition at the AU Summit and Nommo gallery.

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 998
  35. UGANDA: For Women with Disabilities, Barriers and Abuse

    Women with disabilities in northern Uganda experience ongoing discrimination and sexual and gender-based violence, Hu

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 943
  36. 'As If We Weren't Human' - Discrimination and Violence against Women with Disabilities in Northern Uganda

    After 20 years of displacement and war, the people of northern Uganda are leaving camps set up for internally displac

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 783
  37. UGANDA: Raped 16 times, Infected with HIV and Kicked out of the Marital Home

    It's at dusk, a young woman is returning home outside the countryside town of Soroti.

    Monday, August 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 773
  38. INTERNATIONAL: Women Push for Gender Justice

    Grace Lagulu was only 15 years old when she was abducted by the Lords Resistance Army, LRA, in 1987.

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 534
  39. UGANDA: Ugandan Child Mothers Forced to Give Birth in Captivity

    More and more people are becoming aware of the plight of child soldiers through the books (often memoirs) and films (

    Monday, July 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 606
  40. UGANDA: Women Demand Answers and Action from ICC

    With the first Review Conference of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) under way in the Ugand

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 162
  41. US: African Women Win Promise of U.S. Protection

    Obama earlier this week signed the most widely co-sponsored Africa-specific law in U.S. history.

    Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 133
  42. UGANDA: Sexual Offences Should Be Handled Fast

    The Chief Justice, Benjamin Odoki, has said the Judiciary will ensure that rape and defilement cases are disposed of

    Sunday, May 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 088
  43. UGANDA: Victims of Rape and Sexual Violence Denied Justice in Uganda

    Amnesty International has urged the Ugandan authorities to provide support for women seeking justice for sexual and d

    Wednesday, April 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 885
  44. Violence against women is pervasive in most parts of Uganda and is widely accepted as justified by "traditional

    Wednesday, April 7, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 116
  45. UGANDA: Take Gender Based Violence Out of Closet

    Gender Based Violence (GBV) in all its manifestations remains a critical concern in Uganda.

    Wednesday, February 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 573
  46. Vicious Circles: Sexual Violence Against Young People in Cambodia, Colombia and Northern Uganda

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 106
  47. Forced Marriage within the Lord's Resistance Army, Uganda

    The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA)—a rebel movement fi ghting thegovernment of Uganda—is estimated to have

    Wednesday, September 3, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 841
  48. Uganda: War And Sexual Based Violence in the North

    Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD) became involved in Uganda in 1979.

    Thursday, July 17, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 552
  49. Women Building Peace and Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict-Affected Contexts

    Women's engagement in peace-building is recognized by many international institutions as a crucial element of recover

    Monday, October 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 342
  50. Where Are the Girls?: Girls in Fighting Forces in Northern Uganda, Sierra Leone and Mozambique: Their Lives During and After War

    By contributing to what is currently known about girls' distinct experience in fighting forces, the presentation of f

    Sunday, March 14, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 334