Rwenzori Women Health Initiative


Where we work

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Contact us 782563349

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Issues we focus on

Advocacy, Psychosocial Support

Services offered

Access to contraception, Advocacy, Community Empowerment, Counselling, Drop-in Centre, Emergency Response, Health service delivery, HIV Testing & Treatment, Referrals for Counselling & Mental Health, Screening & Treatment of STIs

Key Figures

Resource Personnel

Personnel Number of people
Paralegals 10
Peer Educators 20
Village Health Teams

Recorded Human Rights Violations

Violation Number of occurences
Arbitrary Detention 20
Arrest for violating COVID-19 movement restrictions 102
Blackmail 10
Defamation 12
Denial of an investigation by the police 5
Discrimination because of HIV status 2
Discrimination due to SOGIE 3
Eviction due to failure to pay rent 10
Excessive use of force by law enforcement 17
Extortion 3
Gender-based/intimate partner violence while staying with a partner 22
Harassment 7
Intimidation 5
Torture or cruel, inhumane, degrading treatment in a public health facility 2
Torture or cruel, inhumane, degrading treatment in police/prison custody 2
Unable to access health services due to movement restrictions 107
Unable to access legal services 2
Unable to adhere to ART due to lack of nutritional support 20

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