Center for Domestic Violence Prevention

Upcoming Activities

CEDOVIP staff 16 days strategic planning meeting
11 Nov 2017 - 25 Dec 2017
Kampala

News

Anti Pornography ActThe constitutional court has ordered that the Petition challenging the Anti Pornography Act is cause listed for hearing and a date is assigned for hearing of the petition. This followed the failure by the Attorney General on several attempts to attend the interparty conferencing with the latest scheduled for 25th of January, 2016 at the Constitutional court.

CEDOVIP together with other seven civil society organizations and activists petitioned the Constitutional court in May 2014 challenging the problematic, vague and subjective clauses in the Anti pornography law demanding that constitutional court to;

CEDOVIP formalizes working relationship with Directorate of Public Prosecutions;CEDOVIP formalized the partnership with the Directorate of Public Prosecution under the leadership of His Lordship Justice Mike Chibita in response to violence against women and girls (VAW/G) prevention and response.

This saw the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions among other things to;

CEDOVIP and its partner Raising Voices have Published a popular report of the findings from the SASA! Study: a cluster randomized controlled trial to assess the impact of a community mobilization intervention to prevent violence against women and reduce HIV risk in Kampala, Uganda

The report named “Is violence against women preventable?’ Findings from the SASA!
Study summarized for general audiences. The publication that will be disseminated starting February 2016 aims at offering the findings in a simpler version for general audiences.