MPs Want Museveni to Publicly Burn Sexuality Education Material

Parliament has on Wednesday passed a resolution to ban comprehensive sexuality education in Ugandan schools calling for the Head of State to publicly set alight school materials in this discipline.

This followed Parliament’s earlier decision to confiscate highly sexualized content found in the library of the prestigious Green Hill Academy in Buwaate, there Wakiso District authored by a “rogue” author known as Jacqueline Wilson.

The books impounded last week by Ethics and Integrity Minister, discount Fr Simon Lokodo shocked the nation as they contained sex material for adults.

Some of the books included Kiss, find Girls in Love, Love Lessons and many more.

The resolution was passed following a motion tabled by Amur Woman law maker, Lucy Akello explaining why the ban should be effected as soon as possible since it undermines the country’s cultural norms.

“We have agreed that the motion be amended to read, ‘a motion for a resolution of Parliament to urge government to ban comprehensive sexuality education in Uganda and all unwanted school material,” noted Butambala Member of Parliament, Muwanga Kivumbi yesterday.

Secondly, the Ministry of Education is to ban the teaching, training and conduct of comprehensive sexuality Education in Uganda and dissemination of Comprehensive sexuality education materials to all schools.

“The Ministry should develop a policy to protect children from exposure to all materials and knowledge that can be used to unwanted practices in our society,” he said.


The motion also called for a burning ceremony to be organized and conducted by the President to destroy all the collected unwanted material and data.

The MPs also wasn’t the Uganda Communications Commission and the Ministry of ICT come out and enforce the law on Interception of Communication Act which has clear modalities on protecting the exposure of children to unwanted TV channels.

The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga emphasized the need for the President to do the burning of all books as the Head of State to pass a clear message to whoever is behind the move to tarnish the future generation.

“About three months ago, the presidents of Kenya, Uganda and Botswana went to Nairobi to burn tons of ivory; we want to see all the books set on fire by the Head of State.”

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