Women’s Protest Working Group (WPG) demands justice for victims and calls for security and protection for all women and children in Uganda. They organized a women’s protest march on June 30th, which went ahead despite the police’s initial refusal to grant a permission.
Date14.07.2018 | 19:47
Charity Kyohirwe did not turn up to her local church on the evening of March 23rd. The 32-year-old’s body was found the following day with marks of strangulation and sexual abuse. The suspects had used Kyohirwe’s own mobile phone to call her relatives and demand a ransom of five million shillings ($1,290). The family could not afford to pay.
Date14.07.2018 | 19:14
Tagsassault, Lindsey Kukunda, mutilation, rape, sexual harassment, Uganda, Violence against women, women's rights
Last year, an image of five extraordinary women, dubbed the “Silence Breakers”, was plastered on the cover of TIME magazine and seen by millions around the world. Selected as the face of the “MeToo” movement to break the silence about sexual harassment,TIME’s “person” of the year 2017 was five people Ashley Judd, Susan Fowler, Adama Iwu, Taylor Swift and Isabel Pascual.
Date13.07.2018 | 14:56
Tags#MeToo, Adama Iwu, Ashley Judd, Cambodia, gang rape, Harvey Weinstein, rape, sexual harassment, Silence Breakers, Susan Fowler, Tarana Burke, Taylor Swift, women, women's rights