Search Results for Tag: Uganda
The probe comes after Ugandan media reported this week that armed groups had been forcefully conducting FGM in Kween district near the eastern border with Kenya.
Date28.01.2019 | 15:50
Tagsfemale genital mutilation, FGM, girls' rights, Kenya, Kween, Uganda, UNFPA, United nations, women's rights
In many countries women are excluded from religious rituals and banished from their homes while they are on their periods.
Date12.01.2019 | 21:02
Tagschhaupadi, Europa, Hinduism, India, Israel, menstruation, nepal, period, period pain, South America, tampon sex, Uganda, women's rights
Selling fish is the most common way to make a living among women around the Victoria lake. But in order to get fish to be sold, the women have to pay for it – and the currency accepted by the fishermen is sex.
Date24.08.2018 | 10:05
TagsAfrika, HIV, Kenia, Omena, segregation, sexual abuse, Tansania, Uganda, Victoria Lake, women's rights, World Vision
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
“To disfigure a woman by throwing acid on her face is, to me, one the basest, crudest acts of subjugation imaginable,” said Shah Rukh Khan on Monday (January 22) at World Economic Forum 2018 in Davos.
German photographer Ann-Christine Woehrl took pictures of women who survived acid attacks – and discovered extraordinary strength. – Author: Monika Griebeler
Date23.01.2018 | 13:48
Tagsacid attack, Ann-Christine Wehrl, bangladesh, Human rights, India, law, Pakistan, photography, strength, Uganda, women's rights
I started my feminist organisation, Not Your Body, primarily because of street harassment. I can confidently proclaim to the world that there is a category of Ugandan man who needs to be placed on an island somewhere, for they serve no purpose to the evolution of their nation.
Date09.01.2018 | 13:27
Ugandan girls are missing school because they can’t afford hygiene products. Activists are helping out, but a crowdfunding campaign to buy millions of sanitary pads has fallen foul of the country’s authoritarian regime.
Date25.04.2017 | 14:21
TagsCARE, girls' rights, hygiene products, menstruation, sanitary pads, sanitary product, Simone Schlindwein, Uganda, women's rights