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Don’t vote for GBV perpetrators – Minister Tumwebaze

Kabarole, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  As the political heat gets turned up, the Minister for Gender, Labour and Social Development, Hon. Frank Tumwebaze has called on voters to shun contenders with a history of perpetrating Gender Based Violence (GBV). The Minister notes that such persons are not fit to be …

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Gender Minister, UN Women agree to step up fight against GBV

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The UN Women Country representative in Kampala has decried the high cost implications of Gender Based Violence (GBV) and warned that it denies Ugandan communities resources they would have put in much-needed development projects. “Uganda is incurring over Shs77 billion in cost or …

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Care Uganda to fight GBV using online platform twitter

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Care, a humanitarian and development organization hopes to use twitter platform to make a contribution towards the fight against gender based violence in Uganda and beyond. The organisation’s top officials for Uganda told journalists in Kampala on Dec.10 that through the #HearMeTooUG Twitter Town Hall, …

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Women of Uganda demand more on gender based violence

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET) wants government, civil society and other partners to invest more resources in the fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV). They said in a joint press statement issued at their secretariat in Ntinda on Dec.10, that they are deeply concerned that …

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