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[Perspectives] Tina Musuya: leading the fight on gender-based violence in Uganda

21 Nov 2014

“Are you experiencing domestic violence? Seek help from: police officers, LC (local councils), magistrates, health-care workers, probation officers”—one of a series of stickers placed on 7000 police cars in Uganda in July this year, just part of the advocacy work of Tina Musuya, Executive Director of the Centre for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP). In just over a decade, this non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Uganda's capital, Kampala, has set out on a long road to overturn gender inequality, to promote women's rights, and to implement programmes to prevent violence against women at national and community levels.

Click here to view the full article which appeared in The Lancet