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Triggered by MP’s disgrace, Tunisia’s #MeToo breaks taboos

Tunis, Tunisia | AFP |  Viral images of a Tunisian lawmaker allegedly masturbating outside a high school have sparked the country’s own #MeToo moment, with sex abuse victims breaking taboos under the hashtag #EnaZeda. Discussion of sexual harassment had previously been limited to a few edgy TV shows, but now thousands …

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Dealing with sexual harassment in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Despite the implementation of several campaigns targeting to eliminate sexual harassment, the vice is alive in various city areas. It isn’t uncommon to see men hissing or suggestively touching the bums of women in the streets, market, garage and taxi park among other places. …

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Makerere investigating four more staff over sexual harassment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four more staff of Makerere University are being investigated for sexual harassment, according to the vice chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe. He disclosed this while responding to compliments by guild leaders haling management for suspend three male staff accused of sexual harassment. According to Professor …

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Committee to investigate sexual harassment of MPs personal assistants

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has set up a team to investigate sexual harassment allegations of female personal assistants to Members of Parliament On Monday members of the Uganda Parliamentarians, Personal and Research Assistants Association composed of 150 members presented a petition to …

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Gov’t assures public on Attorney’s sexual harassment case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has said it is committed to investigating the sexual harassment complaints by Samantha Mwesigye, a senior State Attorney who recently opened up about being sexually harassed in office. Mwesigye came out early this month revealing that for more than 10 years she had been …

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