IRC Strengthens Collaboration with Rising Woman Shelter and Wellness Center

International Rescue Committee has donated household items to the rising Woman Shelter and Wellness Center that will be used in the day to day running of the facility. The items include, 6 mattresses, bed sheets, blankets, plates, cups, boxes of washing soap and among others. The items were handed over to UGANET Executive Director by International Rescue Committee IRC, Women Protection and Empowerment Response Officer Bridget Onubia, at the Shelter home whose location is confidential for the safety of Gender Based Violence GBV survivors. “On behalf of UGANET and the...
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UGANET Calls on Government to Remove Discriminative Laws for PLHIV on Zero Discrimination Day 2021

Uganda Network on Law, Ethics and HIV/AIDS (UGANET) has held a dialogue on how to end discrimination in Uganda at the Fairway Hotel. The dialogue was held in commemoration of Zero Discrimination Day 2021, which happens every March 1st. Following this year’s theme; “Ending Inequalities,” UGANET called upon the government to prioritize sexual and reproductive health rights for women and girls living with HIV/AIDS. Dora K. Musinguzi, Executive Director, UGANET, led the call saying that “Discriminative laws lead to not only increase in discrimination of People Living with HIV (PLHIV),...
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