Sweden to help Uganda Police fight Gender-Based Violence

The Swedish government has pledged to build the capacity of female Police officers to effectively respond to sexual and gender-based violence (GBV) cases in Uganda. The Swedish envoy to Uganda, Per Lindgarde, revealed that his government would train local security forces on how to address and investigate GBV cases and retool the forensic department of Police to ably handle the cases.“We need to provide the officers with the tools and…

OBITUARY:The Life and Times of Hon. Med Kaggwa

KAMPALA -As Ugandans prepared to celebrate World Children’s Day, they were rudely shocked to learn that one of the guests at the function died on the way. The guest was none other than the chairman of Uganda Human Rights Commission Medi Ssozi Kaggwa Kaggwa died this morning after reportedly collapsing while driving to attend the function organized by UNICEF in Kampala. The politician-turned human rights defender was a lawyer, who…

WINNERS: 2019 JLOS Recognition Awards

KAMPALA - The Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) held its 2019 edition of the JLOS Recognition Awards (JRAs) during the 24th Annual JLOS Annual Review on 12th November 2019 at the Mestil Hotel. DOWNLOAD RECIPIENTS OF THE 2019 JRAs (PDF) Published: November 14, 2019

JLOS Annual Performance Report (2018 - 2019): Key Facts

The Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) held the 24th Annual Sector review on 12th November 2019 where the Sector Performance Report for the FY 2018 - 2019 was presented to stakeholders that gathered at the Mestil Hotel in Kampala. DOWNLOAD JLOS ANNUAL REPORT FY 2018 - 2019 (pdf) DOWNLOAD KEY REPORT HIGHLIGHTS (pdf) Published: November 13, 2019 (Updated: November 23, 2019)