Many Ugandans, especially from western, northern and eastern Uganda, take pride in bride price. However, the people of Tororo district, through Mifumi Project, recently filed a petition in the Constitutional Court seeking to abolish it.
Rape, sexual attacks and child abuse are common in northern Uganda's biggest refugee camp, where tens of thousands of people shelter from 19 years of war, the United Nations children's agency said on Wednesday.
Non au projet de loi sur les relations matrimoniales ! C’est le cri du cœur des musulmans ougandais, qui ont marqué leur désapprobation du texte en manifestant, mardi dernier, dans les rues de la capitale.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has strongly criticized the Ugandan government, accusing it of pushing the abstinence line while downplaying the safe sex message. A "life-threatening" shift which HRW says is orchestrated and funded by the US.