The Effect Of Divorce On Women And Children In Uganda "The Legal And Customary Perspective".

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TABlE Of CONTENTS

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

APPROVAL ................................................................................................................ ii

DEDICATION ........................................................................................................... iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ............................................................................................... iv

LIST OF ACRONYMS ................................................................................................. v

LIST OF STATUES .................................................................................................... vi

LISTS OF INTERNATIONAL COVENTIONS AND CONFERENCES .................................. vii

LISTS OF CASES ..................................................................................................... viii

TABLE OF CONTENTS ............................................................................................... x

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

INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................ 1

l.O.Introduction ....................................................................................................... 1

l.l.Background ........................................................................................................ 1

1.2. Statement of the problem .................................................................................. 4

1.3.Purpose of the Study .......................................................................................... 5

1.4.0.Specific Objectives ........................................................................................... 5

1.4.1. Research Questions ........................................................................................ 6

1. 5. Hypothesis of the Study ..................................................................................... 6

1.6. Significance of the Study .................................................................................... 6

1.7. Justification of the Study .................................................................................... 7

1.8. Scope of the Study ............................................................................................ 7

1.8.1. Geographical Scope ........................................................................................ 7

1.8.2. Content .......................................................................................................... 7

1.8.4. Conceptual Design .......................................................................................... 7

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1.9. Limitations of the Study ..................................................................................... 8

1.10. METHODOLOGY ............................................................................................... 8

1.11. LITERATURE REVIEW ...................................................................................... 9

1.12. CHAPTERISATION ......................................................................................... 15

CHAPTER TWO: ............................................................................................... 17

THE lAW GOVERNING DIVORCE IN UGANDA, THE GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE

AND THE PROCEDURAl ASPECTS OF DIVORCE UNDER THE DIVORCE ACT .. 17

2.0. Introduction .................................................................................................... 17

2.1. The law governing divorce in Uganda. The chapter also considers grounds for

divorce and the procedural aspects of divorce under the Divorce Act. ........................ 17

2.2. The law governing divorce in Uganda ............................................................... 17

2.1.1 ADULTERY .................................................................................................... 18

2.1.2 CRUELTY ....................................................................................................... 20

2.1.3 DESERTION ................................................................................................... 23

2.1.4 BIGAMY ........................................................................................................ 27

2.1.5 RAPE ............................................................................................................. 27

2.1.6 SODOMY ....................................................................................................... 27

2.1.7 BESTIALITY ................................................................................................... 27

2.2 CORRESPONDENT ............................................................................................ 28

2.3 DAMAGES FOR ADULTERY ................................................................................ 28

2.4 COSTS AGAINST A CORRESPONDENT.. .............................................................. 29

2.5 ALIMONY PENDENT ELITE ................................................................................ 30

2.6 PERMANENT ALIMONY ...................................................................................... 30

2.7 SETTLEMENT OF THE WIFE'S PROPERlY ............................................................. 30

2.8 BARS TO DIVORCE ........................................................................................... 31

2.8.1 Absolute bars ................................................................................................ 31

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Research, SSA. "The Effect Of Divorce On Women And Children In Uganda "The Legal And Customary Perspective"." Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 14, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-divorce-on-women-and-children-in-uganda-the-legal-and-customary-perspective