Women’s Positive Empowerment Initiative Uganda

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About us

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Issues we focus on

Access to Justice, Community Empowerment, Health Services Delivery, Psychosocial Support

Services offered

Access to contraception, Advocacy, Counselling, HIV Testing & Treatment, Referrals for Counselling & Mental Health, Screening & Treatment of STIs

Key Figures

Resource Personnel

Personnel Number of people
Paralegals 2
Peer Educators 7
Village Health Teams 1

Recorded Human Rights Violations

Violation Number of occurences
Arrest for violating COVID-19 movement restrictions 3
Blackmail 1
Discrimination because of HIV status 3
Eviction due to failure to pay rent 8
Excessive use of force by law enforcement 10
Gender-based/intimate partner violence while staying with a partner 2
Harassment 1
Intimidation 5
Unable to access health services due to movement restrictions 40
Unable to access legal services 2
Unable to adhere to ART due to lack of nutritional support 10

Stories from Women’s Positive Empowerment Initiative Uganda

Feature in a BBC documentary on sex workers survival

On 14th June 2020, We got an opportunity to be featured in the BBC...

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