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The Italian Deputy Ambassador to Uganda H.E Lorenza Gambacorta who officiated at the CEDOVIP-Kyambogo University dialogue under the theme: “Every girl counts, what actions will you take to keep girls in school” aimed at;
i) Raising awareness on violence that young women and girls experience in and around the University.
ii) Inspire the University and Banda community members to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls at the University by making commitments of keeping girls in school.
She pledged her commitment and support to campaigns and programs to end violence against women and girls in Uganda. Her pledge came during the 16 days public dialogue organized by CEDOVIP with support from Oxfam p and 14th Guild Council of Kyambogo University at Banda Community. The

 

The United States Ambassador to Uganda H.E Deborah R. Malac called on the students of Makerere University to open up and seek support when they experience violence since the VAWG could easily ruin their future careers. Giving the key note address during the second MUK Diva safety campaign(https://www.facebook.com/U.S.EmbassyKampala/posts/1505485062834330) organized by CEDOVIP and the School of Gender and Women Studies,

A total of 21 women have been killed in a gruesome manner in a space of three months. Women activists through Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA) have appealed to the Government for establishment of a gender and equity protection department at Police to handle gender-based violence, especially women murders in the country.

Lydia Kobusinge a representative from Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group said the department will find solutions to increasing women murders in the country, other than child and family protection unit (CFPU).