#Uganda

  • Article: This Ugandan Filmmaker is Using Art to Inspire Real Life Action Against Gender-Based Violence

    This Ugandan Filmmaker is Using Art to Inspire Real Life Action Against Gender-Based Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 4, 2019

    Her work tackles everything from HIV stigma, to breaking the silence around sexual violence. Read more

  • Article: Fear in Uganda’s Gay Community after Death Penalty Threat and Arrests

    Fear in Uganda’s Gay Community after Death Penalty Threat and Arrests

    From Voice of America|Nov. 4, 2019

    Homosexuality is illegal in Uganda, and punishable with up to life in prison. Read more

  • Article: African Health Leaders Unite to Launch a New Task Force to Tackle Ebola

    African Health Leaders Unite to Launch a New Task Force to Tackle Ebola

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 1, 2019

    The World Health Organization has declared the virus a global health emergency. Read more

  • Article: This Ugandan Activist Has a New Strategy for Reaching People Most at Risk From HIV

    This Ugandan Activist Has a New Strategy for Reaching People Most at Risk From HIV

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 21, 2019

    More than 1.4 million people in Uganda are living with HIV. Read more

  • Article: Uganda’s Government Must Investigate Killing of LGBTQ+ Activist, Says Human Rights Watch

    Uganda’s Government Must Investigate Killing of LGBTQ+ Activist, Says Human Rights Watch

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 21, 2019

    The warning comes after a series of violent and fatal attacks on the country’s LGBTQ+ community. Read more

  • Article: Uganda Will Immunize 18 Million Children Against Measles Over 5 Days

    Uganda Will Immunize 18 Million Children Against Measles Over 5 Days

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 17, 2019

    The vaccinations will occur over a five-day mass immunization campaign. Read more

  • Article: Uganda Denies Plans to Impose Death Penalty for Gay Sex Amid Global Uproar

    Uganda Denies Plans to Impose Death Penalty for Gay Sex Amid Global Uproar

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 15, 2019

    A minister last Thursday said the government planned to re-introduce an anti-homosexuality bill. Read more

  • Article: Being Homosexual in Uganda Could Soon Be Punishable by Death

    Being Homosexual in Uganda Could Soon Be Punishable by Death

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Oct. 14, 2019

    The country would become the fifth in Africa to have such a severe punishment for homosexuality. Read more