Category: Human rights

Human rights violations against groups or individuals increases their vulnerability to HIV and other health issues. This includes stigma and discrimination from other people and repressive legislation, policy and practice.

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Conditional: A parent’s love

Conditional: A parent’s love

Parents often don’t understand why their children are homosexual. Sometimes blood isn’t thick enough. ...
Dialogues of self-determination: Autonomy Project Pop-Up Market

Dialogues of self-determination: Autonomy Project Pop-Up Market

Does living in a patriarchal society deny women the right to autonomy and self-determination? This pertinent question was explored at The Autonomy Pro ...

UNGA: Young people unite over sexual and reproductive health rights

As a girl, Beatrice knew she was treated differently from her brother. “I had to work when he would play,” she says. “As I grew up I did not know anyt ...

Human rights defenders in Africa get 1.8m Euro boost

Journalists and other human rights defenders are to get better legal, medical and family assistance under a 1.8 million Euro project launched by Pan-A ...

Older people and the media in Uganda

Uganda’s Minister of State for the Elderly and Disabled Suleiman Madada has expressed concern over the fast growing population of older person ...

‘All we need to do is understand that these people are human’

In Uganda, people living with mental health problems are shunned by most of society. Many are homeless and spend their days walking from one end of th ...

‘This prison is more hell on earth than ever’

A remanded person awaiting trial at Livingstone central prison, Zambia says he fears an outbreak of cholera and scabies may soon ravage inmates due to ...

Can Uganda sustain its LGBTI fight with the international community?

Just when one thinks that Uganda is growing up by leaving alone people who are LGBTI something else emerges that shocks the bold hearted into action, ...

Draft UN resolution on female genital mutilation submitted

The African Press Organisation reports that a draft UN resolution against female genital mutilation has been submitted by a group of African countries ...

Stigma free services vital for SRH and HIV integration

Kanakulya Godfrey, who works at the AIDS support Organisation (TASO) in Uganda on empowerment programmes for people living with HIV and AIDS, says sti ...
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