Category: Gender

Women and sexual minorities including sex workers, men who have sex with men and LGBT people often face stigma and discrimination. This can lead to an acceptance of harmful practices including gender-based violence and sexual risk taking, which impacts on health.

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“Women Beat Us” say Ugandan men

Many men report being battered and abused by women in their homes and many more are silent when they are beaten, denied sex and robbed of their proper ...

End violence against women. Zimbabwe joints UN campaign

Zimbabwe has joined the UN Africa Unite campaign to end all forms of violence against women under the theme: "Speak out, Climb up.” ...

Men urged not to divorce women because of fistula

Obstetric fistula (known as ‘ecwilili’ in Ateso, the local language) is a severe medical condition in which holes develop between the rectum and vagin ...
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