Young men getting Married, a group Session for Knowledge Sharing

” Treat your wife with respect and care, she is your helper, not your competitor. Care for her dearly, protect and provide, my son,” said a father to his 24 years old son getting married. This was the story of old, as told to me by my late great-grandmother. These were some of the words I…

“I Almost Killed Myself” – Emotional Abuse is Violence and Causes Mental Problems

“I almost killed myself, yesterday”- she sent to my WhatsApp and then went off. Phones off. The closest person to her – the husband who is also the abuser. What kind of abuse you might be wondering- Emotional Abuse.   Pause.   While you think you have it worse, other people have it worst so…

Forms of Violence against Children, Prevalence and Prevention in Uganda

According to the Uganda Children (Amendment) Act: “’Violence’ means any form of physical, emotional or mental injury or abuse, neglect, maltreatment and exploitation, including sexual abuse, intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against an individual which may result in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm,…

International Men’s Health Week 11th – 17th June

The month of June is men’s month. This month consists of the Father’s day which celebrated differently around the world but dates within the month and the men’s health week which starts on 11th June and ends on 17th June. The International Men’s Health week led by Men’s Health Network, representatives from six leading men’s…

On Mentoring Ugandan Boys into Manhood

To claim that parents are the primary educators of their children is much more than an assertion of parental rights.  It is also a depiction of the simple fact that from the earliest age, children look to their parents to understand the world around them and their place in it. Parents mediate the world to their…