EFFICACY OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT 2010 IN DELIVERING JUSTICE TO THE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN UGANDA

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TABLE OF CONTENT

DECLARATION ........................................................................................................................ i

DEDICATION .......................................................................................................................... ii

APPROVAL ............................................................................................................................. iii

LIST CASES ........................................................................................................................... iv

LIST OF INTERNATIONAL LEGAL FRAME WORK ........................................................ v

LIST OF UGANDA'S FRAME WORK. ................................................................................ vi

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS ................................................................................................ vii

TABLE OF CONTENT ........................................................................................................ viii

CHAPTER ONE ....................................................................................................................... 1

1.0 Introduction ..................................................................................................................... 1

1.1 Background of the study .............................................................................................. 2

1.2 Problem Statement ........................................................................................................ 3

1.3.1 Objectives of the study .............................................................................................. 3

13.2 Specific objectives ........................................................................................................ 3

1. 4 Breakdown of chapters ................................................................................................. 4

1.5 Significance of the study .............................................................................................. 4

1. 6 Hypothesis ....................................................................................................................... 5

CHAPTER TWO .................................................................................................................... 14

THE UGANDAN LEGISLAITON ON HUMAN RIGHTS ................................................. 14

2.1 The Constitution of republic of Uganda ................................................................. 14

2.2 Penal Code Act .............................................................................................................. 17

2.3 Children's Act ................................................................................................................ 20

CHAPTER THREE ................................................................................................................ 22

INEFFICIENCIES AND LOOPHOLES IN THE PREVIOUS LAWS BEFORE

ENACTMENT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT 2010 .................................................. 22

3.1 REASONS FOR THE PERSISTENCE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DESPITE

OF THE PRESENCE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT 2010 ..................................... 25

3.1.1 Education level... ....................................................................................................... 25

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3.1.2 The payment of bride price .................................................................................... 26

3.1.3 The failure to enforce the Act ................................................................................ 26

3.1.4 Ignorance of the law ................................................................................................. 27

3.1.5 Corruption in the law enforcing agencies ........................................................... 27

3.1.6 Unseriousness of the victims ................................................................................. 27

CHAPTER FOUR .................................................................................................................. 29

CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT 2010 AND ITS

EFFECTIVENESS IN DELIVERING JUSTICE TO THE VICTIM OF DOMESTIC

VlOLENCE ............................................................................................................................. 29

CHAPTER FIVE .................................................................................................................... 39

5.1 Conclusion ..................................................................................................................... 39

5.2 Recommendations ........................................................................................................ 40

REFERENCES ...................................................................................................................... 43

APPENDIX ...............................................................•................................................................................... .45

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Research, S. (2022). EFFICACY OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT 2010 IN DELIVERING JUSTICE TO THE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN UGANDA. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/efficacy-of-domestic-violence-act-2010-in-delivering-justice-to-the-victims-of-domestic-violence-in-uganda

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Research, SSA . "EFFICACY OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT 2010 IN DELIVERING JUSTICE TO THE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN UGANDA" Afribary (2022). Accessed September 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/efficacy-of-domestic-violence-act-2010-in-delivering-justice-to-the-victims-of-domestic-violence-in-uganda