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Online learning, television exposing children to pornography

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sixteen-year-old Ritah (not real names) is currently a resident at Wakisa Ministries, an abuse and pregnancy crisis centre in Wakiso district. A herdsman lured the teenager into sex last year after introducing her to pornography. She explains that she would watch pornography with the herdsman whenever …

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Constitutional court quashes pornography offence

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Constitutional Court has quashed the offense of pornography and other sections of Anti-Pornography Act that were previously giving powers to the Pornography Control Committee. In an unanimous judgment, a panel comprised of Justices Frederick Egonda-Ntende, Elizabeth Musoke, Cheborion Barishaki, Muzamiru Kibeedi and Irene …

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Experts blame parents as adolescents drift into pornography

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Many Ugandan adolescents are drifting into pornography, as a result of limited publicity about age appropriate information at health facilities and schools and an increase in absentee parents. Counsellors, teachers and health experts fear that as parents keep a distance between them and their children, …

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Pornography committee to start sensitization campaigns

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Pornography Control Committee (PCC) has said it will start sensitisation campaigns, following a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) they signed with Uganda Communication Commission (UCC). Dr Annette Kezaabu Kasimbazi, the committee chairperson says UCC will offer them free airtime on radio for sensitisation …

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Pornography cited for rise in sexual violence in schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | School administrators in Lira have blamed access and exposure to pornographic materials for the rise in cases of sexual harassment and violence. The administrators of Lira Central Primary School told the Parliamentary Select Committee on Sexual Violence that some students and adults in the community …

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VIDEO: Members of pornography control committee sworn in

VIDEO: Members of pornography control committee sworn in Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Members of the the Pornographic Control committee have been sworn in . Five of the committee members took the oath of office yesterday at the Ministry of Ethics and Integrity. The nine member committee was appointed in …

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