Reports of mobs attacking and stripping women naked in Uganda drove women in Kampala to protest on Wednesday. Women’s rights activists said the attacks occurred under the guise of enforcing a recently passed anti-pornography law that many critics said was too vague. Opponents have focused their criticism on a clause that has been interpreted as banning “indecent” clothing.
Learn more about the sexual violence occurring all over Uganda based on bigoted and misguided legislation.
A group of WGEF clients will be marching and protesting on International Women’s Day, this Saturday, March 8th. This issue is critical to the dignity and safety of women and girls all over the county.