From 16-20 November, the Refugee Law Project (RLP) will be joining the Uganda Police Force (UPF) in conducting a week-long training for Police Instructors at the National Police Training School in Kabalye. The training is part of an ongoing partnership and commitment to tackling conflict-related sexual violence, mental health and access to justice related needs for forced migrants.
Effective organised activism against gender based violence (GBV)
Collective action and tackling gender-based violence (GBV)
How do we make cities more inclusive and secure? At the ‘From Urban Exclusion to Inclusive Urbanisation’ workshop, hosted by IIED, IDS and UNFPA in London from 28-30 October 2015, Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed outlined the particular challenges urban women face in accessing the increased social, economic, and political opportunities available to them in cities.
A new report, published by IDS, focuses on gender and the emergence of a dynamic network of actors that reveal not only Sierra Leone's history of violence, but also its capacity for ‘rebuilding differently’ to foster resilience and create long-term social transformation.
The Refugee Law Project has produced five video testimonies from men who experienced conflict-related sexual violence in their home country of Democratic Republic of Congo and are now taking a stand against sexual violence in Uganda.
Five video testimonies of male survivor activists giving their perspective on responses to their experience.
This case study will explore, analyse and document the role of men in collective action in response to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in the context of experiencing violence, oppression, stigmatisation and marginalisation, including as refugees in Uganda.
Men of Peace Support Group, an association of male refugee survivors of conflict-related sexual violence, is celebrating its two year anniversary with the publication of its Annual Report for 2014. It is the only known association of male survivors in Uganda's refugee settlements.
Since the Egyptian revolution, from 2011 to 2014, feminist groups and civil initiatives have been working even harder against sexual harassment and for gender equality. This article explores the work work of these groups, including Nazra for Feminist Studies.
A new case study, published by the Institute of Development Studies, explores the 'New ‘MASVAW Men’', a growing network in Uttar Pradesh, India, and the role of men and boys in addressing sexual and gender-based violence through collective action.
Key resources to give context and further information on Uganda.