INTERNATIONAL WIDOWS’ DAY

INTERNATIONAL WIDOWS’ DAY

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Uganda today marked her first-ever International Widows’ Day Celebrations in Mukono, joining the rest of the world in marking these. Police and Magistrates committed to fight for the widows’ rights at the event.

 

Around the world, 259 million widowed women are exposed to various forms of abuse and persecution, ranging from property theft to social isolation and stigmatization; forced marriage, prostitution among others. Sarah Kisakye with the report.

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