A HUMAN RIGHT PERSPECTIVE ON SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION OF A GIRL CHILD THROUGH THE CULTURAL PRACTICES IN UGANDA

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ........................................................................................................................... 4

APPROVAL .................................................................................................................................. 5

DEDICATION ............................................................................................................................... 6

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ............................................................................................................ 7

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS ...................................................................................................... 8

CHAPTER ONE ........................................................................................................................... 9

1.0. Introduction .................................................................................................................... 9

1.1. Statement of the Problem ............................................................................................ 12

1.2. Objectives of the Research .......................................................................................... 14

1.2.1. Main Objective ...................................................................................................... 14

1.2.2. Specific Objectives ................................................................................................ 14

1.3. Research Questions ...................................................................................................... 14

1.4. Scope of the Study ........................................................................................................ 15

1.5. Significance of the Study .............................................................................................. 15

1.6. Research Methodology ................................................................................................. 16

CHAPTER TWO ........................................................................................................................ 18

LITERATURE REVIEW .......................................................................................................... 18

CHAPTER THREE .................................................................................................................... 26

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEGAL FRAMEWORK ON THE PROTECTION OF GIRL CHILD .................................................................. 26

3.1. Introduction .................................................................................................................. 26

3.2. National Legal Framework ......................................................................................... 26

3.2.1. Constitution of Uganda ......................................................................................... 26

3.2.2. Penal Code Act ...................................................................................................... 27

3.2.3. The Female Genital Mutilation Act ..................................................................... 28

3.2.4. Children's Act ....................................................................................................... 31

3.3. International legal framework .................................................................................... 31

3.4. Conclusion ..................................................................................................................... 34

CHAPTER FOUR. ...................................................................................................................... 35

CULTURAL PRACTISES MAJOR CONTRIBUTORS TO GIRL CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION ....................................................................... 35

4.1. Introduction .................................................................................................................. 35

4.2. Child Marriages ............................................................................................................ 35

4.3. Female Genital Mutilation ........................................................................................... 38

CHAPTER 5 ................................................................................................................................ 40

CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS ...................................................................... 40

5.1. Conclusion ..................................................................................................................... 40

5.2. Recommendations ........................................................................................................ 41

BIBLIOGRAPHY ....................................................................................................................... 44

Laws .......................................................................................................................................... 44

National Laws ...................................................................................................................... 44

International Laws .............................................................................................................. 44

Publications .............................................................................................................................. 45

Websites .................................................................................................................................... 49 

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Consults, E. (2022). A HUMAN RIGHT PERSPECTIVE ON SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION OF A GIRL CHILD THROUGH THE CULTURAL PRACTICES IN UGANDA. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/a-human-right-perspective-on-sexual-abuse-and-exploitation-of-a-girl-child-through-the-cultural-practices-in-uganda

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Consults, Education "A HUMAN RIGHT PERSPECTIVE ON SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION OF A GIRL CHILD THROUGH THE CULTURAL PRACTICES IN UGANDA" Afribary. Afribary, 26 Jul. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/a-human-right-perspective-on-sexual-abuse-and-exploitation-of-a-girl-child-through-the-cultural-practices-in-uganda. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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Consults, Education . "A HUMAN RIGHT PERSPECTIVE ON SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION OF A GIRL CHILD THROUGH THE CULTURAL PRACTICES IN UGANDA". Afribary, Afribary, 26 Jul. 2022. Web. 10 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/a-human-right-perspective-on-sexual-abuse-and-exploitation-of-a-girl-child-through-the-cultural-practices-in-uganda >.

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Consults, Education . "A HUMAN RIGHT PERSPECTIVE ON SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION OF A GIRL CHILD THROUGH THE CULTURAL PRACTICES IN UGANDA" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 10, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/a-human-right-perspective-on-sexual-abuse-and-exploitation-of-a-girl-child-through-the-cultural-practices-in-uganda