NTV Photo: one of the suspects in the attempted assassination of Gen. Katumba shows how he was allegedly tortured while in custody If the recent events have proved anything, it`s that we all need to wage the struggle for our liberation as a country. We need to perceive the reality of oppression that we face … Continue reading UGANDA: THE STRUGGLE TO RECOVER OUR LOST HUMANITY
Uganda Miss Curvy Contest: Sexist and Degrading
Early this week I visited Thomas Alex Norman You Tube channel to watch some of his travel videos and I spent most of the time watching his Uganda series. Born and raised here in Uganda but I haven’t toured the country that much so travel videos are as far as I’ve been close to most of … Continue reading Uganda Miss Curvy Contest: Sexist and Degrading
STOP FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION
I STAND AGAINST FGM When the human rights defenders and activist rose up to fight and put an end to FGM, the movement was and is still productive and along the way it seemed like the distasteful act was eradicated. With the Prohibition of FGM Act enacted in 2010, there was hope for the girls … Continue reading STOP FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION
Right to education – Vocational studies should be encouraged in Uganda
Empower and encourage students to consider vocational studies - Uganda. Yesterday the 24th day of January was the International day of Education and the right to education is not only granted by Article 26 of the the Universal Declaration of Human Rights but also the many different national laws including the Constitution of the Republic … Continue reading Right to education – Vocational studies should be encouraged in Uganda
‘Marriage material’ – Is it a compliment?
What makes some people marriage material and others not? Is it even a compliment to be referred to as 'marriage material'? Personally, I once thought of it as a compliment until I realised that most of the times, it is used to refer to a woman who cooks nice food, is too submissive, is generally … Continue reading ‘Marriage material’ – Is it a compliment?
FEMINISTS ARE A GIFT
I get very emotional whenever I find myself discussing issues affecting women and sometimes when I’m faced with people who don’t believe in women or who attach less value to what women have to offer. As a human being, I have my ups and downs. I have fallen and risen and many a time I … Continue reading FEMINISTS ARE A GIFT
Respect The Difference
“The second we start drawing lines around which people are able to be approached and which aren’t, we’ve already completely missed the heart of God,” ~Lauren Daigle This quote has been my best highlight for this past week. Lauren is one of my favourite gospel artists. I enjoy her music and it speaks to me. … Continue reading Respect The Difference