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#COVID-19: Petition by FIDA to prioritize SGBV interventions

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This is a petition by the Uganda Women Lawyers Association (FIDA-U) calling upon the Uganda Government to integrate measures to address Violence against Women and Children into their response to COVID-19.

 

On 22nd March, Uganda registered her first case of COVID-19 and the President has since then issued several directives aimed at curbing the spread of the disease some of which included the ban on the use of public and private means of transport, and requiring permission for essential and emergency movements to be sought from the Resident District Commissioners (RDCs) during the period of the ongoing 14-day total lock-down which began on 1st April 202

 

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Published: April 9. 2020