GENDER VIOLENCE IN UGANDA: CASE STUDY OF MBALE MUNICIPALITY

53 PAGES (16635 WORDS) Law Report
Subscribe to access this work and thousands more

TABLE OF CONTENTS

DEDICATION ................................................................................................. .i

DECLARATION ............................................................................................. .ii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT .................................................................................. .iii

LIST OF STATUTES ........................................................................................ .iv

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS ............................................................................... v

TABLE OF CONTENTS .................................................................................... vi

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

1.0 INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................ 1

1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY ................................................................. 2

1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM ................................................................. 2

1.3 OBJECTIVES ............................................................................................. 3

1.4 HYPOTHESIS ............................................................................................. 3

1.5 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY .................................................................. 3

1.6 SCOPE OF THE STUDY ............................................................................... 3

1. 7 METHODOLOGY ................................................................................ ....... 3

1.7.1 Primary data ............................................................................................ 3

1.7.2 Sampling Strategy ..................................................................................... 4

1.7.3 Data Management .................................................................................... 4

1.7.4 Secondary Data ....................................................................................... 4

1.8 SYNOPSIS ................................................................................................. 4

CHAPTER TWO ................................................... ,I ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• ••••• 6

2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW .............................................................................. 6

CHAPTER THREE ........................................................................................ 10

3.0 DOMESTIC CULTURE FORMS OF GENDER VIOLENCE .............................. 10

3.1 How people Perceive Gender Violence ................................................................ .10

3.2 Trends of Gender Violence .......................................................................... .10

3.3 Domestic forms of gender violence .................................................................. .10

3.3.1 Child mistreatment ................................................................................... .11

vi

3.3.2 Deprivation of Basic needs .......................................................................... 11

3.3.3 Spousal beating ....................................................................................... 12

3.3.4 Psychological torture ................................................................................. 14

3.3.5 Denial to work or Confinement ..................................................................... 15

3.3.6 Sexual Violence ....................................................................................... 15

3.3.6.1 Forms of Sexual Violence ......................................................................... 15

3.3.6.2 Defilement ........................................................................................... 15

3.3.6.3 Rape .................................................................................................. 16

3.3.6.4 Marital Rape ........................................................................................ 17

3.3.6.5 Incest ................................................................................................ 17

3.3.7 Culture Forms of Gender .......................................................................... 18

3.3.7.l Bride Wealth ........................................................................................ 18

3.3.7.2 Forced Marriages ................................................................................... 20

3.3.7.3 Widow Inheritance ................................................................................. 20

3.3.7.4 Witchcraft ........................................................................................... 21

3.8 CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF GENDER VIOLENCE ......................................... 21

3.8.1 Perceived caused of gender violence ............................................................ .21

3.8.2 ·Social Economic Forces .............................................. ►- ............................ 21

3.8.3 ,Lack of Legal Protection. ........................................................................... 22

3.8.4 .. Cultural Ideologies ................................................................................. 22

3.9 Effects of Gender violence ............................................................................. 23

3.9.1 Denial of Fundamental rights ..................................................................... 23

3.9.2 Physical effects ...................................................................................... 23

3.9.3 Psychological effects ............................................................................... 23

3.9.4 Social effect .......................................................................................... 24

3.9.5 'IEconomic effects .................................................................................. 26

CHAPTER FOUR ................................................................................................ 27

4.0 INSTITUTIONS AND AGENCIES CONCERNED WITH GEN\NDER VIOLENCE

............................................................................................................. 27

4.1 people's understanding towards institutions handling cases of gender violence and actions

taken ...................................................................................................... 27

4.1.2 Government structures ................................................................................ 28

4.1.3 The Chief Administrative (C.A.O) ................................................................. .28

4.1.4 Community development, Probation and Welfare Officer ...................................... 29

4.1.5 The Local Government ............................................................................... 30

1.4.6 The Local Council (L.C) Courts ..................................................................... 30

1.4.7 Local Councils ......................................................................................... 31

1.4.8 The Judiciary ............................................................ · ............................... 32

4.1.9 The Uganda Police Force ............................................................................. 33

Subscribe to access this work and thousands more
Overall Rating

0

5 Star
(0)
4 Star
(0)
3 Star
(0)
2 Star
(0)
1 Star
(0)
APA

Research, S. (2022). GENDER VIOLENCE IN UGANDA: CASE STUDY OF MBALE MUNICIPALITY. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/gender-violence-in-uganda-case-study-of-mbale-municipality

MLA 8th

Research, SSA "GENDER VIOLENCE IN UGANDA: CASE STUDY OF MBALE MUNICIPALITY" Afribary. Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/gender-violence-in-uganda-case-study-of-mbale-municipality. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

MLA7

Research, SSA . "GENDER VIOLENCE IN UGANDA: CASE STUDY OF MBALE MUNICIPALITY". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022. Web. 30 Nov. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/gender-violence-in-uganda-case-study-of-mbale-municipality >.

Chicago

Research, SSA . "GENDER VIOLENCE IN UGANDA: CASE STUDY OF MBALE MUNICIPALITY" Afribary (2022). Accessed November 30, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/gender-violence-in-uganda-case-study-of-mbale-municipality