UGANET Holds Successful BOD Handover

On Monday 3rd May, 2021, Uganda Network on Law, Ethics & HIV/AIDS (UGANET) held a successful Board of Directors handover. The handover took place at the Golf Course Hotel in Kampala, moderated by speaker Jack Musali, a certified coach with Johnmaxwell. The meeting was flagged off by UGANET executive director Dorah K. Musinguzi. “The intention today is for us to have a formal handover and pass on the baton from one team to another which is going to propel us to another level.” Dorah K. Musnguzi noted before handing over...
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Does Government Have the Will to Fight Against Defilement?

Ntinda, Kampala – A September 28th, 2021 news report by The Independent indicated that road constructors who recently worked on infrastructure projects in Soroti, Kumi and Pallisa districts have been accused by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of impregnating at least 1,000 teenage girls in Kamuda sub-county, Soroti district. Relatedly, the Daily Monitor newspaper recently quoted Martin Kiiza, the Executive Director, National Children Authority as saying that 14,000 children have been defiled since the first lockdown. Daily Monitor reported again on October 6th, 2021 that 23,000 girls were impregnated in...
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Government Should Narrow Gender Disparity in Acquisition of Literacy

Ntinda, Kampala – On Wednesday 8th September 2021, Uganda joined the rest of the world in celebrating the International Literacy Day, which was held under the theme, “Literacy for a human-centered recovery: Narrowing the digital divide.” In 1966, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared September 8th as International Literacy Day, to raise awareness and remind people of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights. The Uganda Network on Law, Ethics and HIV/AIDS (UGANET) acknowledges the fact that Uganda is one of...
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UGANET, CSOs Pledge to Continue Working with MoH to Remove Legal and Human Rights Barriers to Access for Health Services

Ntinda, Kampala – The Uganda Network on Law, Ethics and HIV/AIDS (UGANET) and other Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on the event of the Global Fund’s 20th anniversary have pledged to continue working with the Ministry of Health in order to ensure access to health services. The Executive Director of UGANET, Dorah Kiconco Musinguzi made this pledge in a speech, which she made on behalf of the civil society community to commemorate the Global Fund’s 20th anniversary on August 18th. “Civil society communities continue to pledge to work with you so...
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