Women, Land and Food Security in Uganda

By Winnie Watera On March 3, 2017

The prolonged dry spell that ravaged the country for the past months left almost 10.9million Ugandans food insecure, a joint inter-ministerial statement laid in Parliament on February 14th noted. This number is expected to rise, with 1.58 million needing food...


Marital rape controversy: Prejudices hinder progress on a law that could improve the lives of women

By Winnie Watera On January 30, 2017

The Sexual Offences Bill, 2015 was finally presented to parliament for the first time on April 14, 2016 by Kumi District Woman MP, Monica Amoding, as a Private Member’s Bill. Before this, the Bill had languished for five years on...