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Covid-19 and Domestic Violence:  Four Ways Out of a Double Pandemic, By Nathan Mwesigye Byamukama

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages around the world, women and girls are more vulnerable than ever. With the world staying at home due to the pandemic, we see a rise in sexual and gender based violence including domestic violence. It is a double pandemic for women and girls. Domestic violence keeps exponentially increasing and faster than the COVID – 19 in lockdown families. We need to effectively handle the two pandemics concurrently because the two kill, if not prevented. It is [...]

Regional Countries urged to do more to combat SGBV

“Sexual and Gender Based Violence is one of the biggest wars that we have today in the Great Lakes Region,” Uganda’s State Minister for Gender and Culture- Peace Mutuuzo told a Regional Symposium on the best practices to combat SGBV in the Great Lakes region on Thursday December 12, 2019. The three days’ symposium at the Speke Resort- Munyonyo, Kampala brought together SGBV experts from all the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) member States as well [...]