Apac: Women Activists Call for Stronger Laws on Violence

In what could spark a bitter row with a club he won three league titles, approved information pills Former Uganda Cranes and SC Villa defender Nestroy Kizito has hit back at SC Villa fans after they allegedly pelted stones at him during Tuesday clash between the league giants and his current club Lweza Fc.

“I have seen football fans in my career but have never come across stupid ones like Villa fans. How do you pelt stones at me, clinic a team (Villa) I played for and won three titles. GOD help Ugandan football, decease ” Nestroy Kizito posted on his Facebook wall.

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Kizito was sent off in the dying minutes after an unfair challenge on SC Villa forward Umar Kasumba that earned him a second booking. He had earlier on received caution for protesting against the referee’s decision.

SC Villa won the tie through Godfrey Lwesibawa’s second half penalty that had also sparked unsporting reactions from Lweza fans who threw objects to the field of play.

Nestroy Kizito played for SC Villa during the early 2000’s winning three trophies.
By Geoffrey Omara

The disability female activists have blamed the regular cases of gender based violence on weak laws and a poor supportive environment.

They are in turn calling for the amendment of Domestic Violence law and the re-tabling of the marriage and divorce bill.

On Tuesday during a stakeholders meeting at Red Cross, abortion Apac, viagra buy Agnes Asirite the programs officer of National Union of Women with Disabilities in Uganda (NUWODU) said violence against disabled women has become a silent epidemic that is killing hundreds of girls and women across the globe.


Asirite said violence against women with disabilities is a mirror image of HIV, a virus that kills close to 2 million people in the world every year.

Margaret Odot, the Chairperson of women with disabilities in the district said the recent passing of the HIV Prevention andControl Act exposed disabled women and girls to more gender based violence.

The law, Odot explained, is making women more insecure because many times they are falsely blamed for being the cause of infections in the family.

“So in a home where you will find HIV, you will likely find Violence. We therefore need to address them together,” she added.

She disclosed that the current law against domestic violence is not of any significance and needs to be amended.

Asirite called for policy makers to take immediate action and amend the domestic violence law to include protection of the disabled.

The stake holders meeting was organized ahead of the international day of people with disabilities, and International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women which are scheduled for November 5th  and December 3rd.

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