The Law On Defilement And Its Effectiveness Case Study In Mljkono District

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Abstract

The research study mainly focused on the law on defilement and its effectiveness that is mainly faced by female sex being the most affected group in the universe. The offence of defilement is defined in section 129 of the P C A of Uganda and it provides that any person who unlawfully has sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 18 years is guilty of the offence and is liable to surfer death 1 • Before the amendment of P C A sections it used to define defilement to mean a man having sexual intercourse (carnal knowledge) of a girl v:ho is below the eve of l 8 years that was the meaning of defilement. after the amendment of the P C A section 129 it defined defilement to mean any person who performs sexual act with another person who is below the age of 18 years of age commits a felony known as defilement and on conviction and on conviction is liable to life imprisonment. and still the P C A provides that any person who attempts to perform sexual intercourse with another person who is bellow the age of 18 years commits an offence and is on conviction liable to imprisonment not exceeding 18 years 2 The enactment of the PC A has played a paramount role in the protection and securing of young girls as far as virginity is concerned which is a priority of every female sex person not with standing there dignity. In Mukono district emphasis were put on methods that can be used to control and stop the course of defilement and how best these methods can be used. Mukono district is comprised by different tribal groups but majority being Baganda. Basoga. and westerners. it has been found on record that the main courses of defilement in Mukono district is due to the large number or youth who are not well educated and most of them are not employed and so idle in addition to that there are very many drinking places surrounded by slummy areas and bars being attained by young girls. 

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Edu, F (2021). The Law On Defilement And Its Effectiveness Case Study In Mljkono District. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 19, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/the-law-on-defilement-and-its-effectiveness-case-study-in-mljkono-district

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Frontiers, Edu. "The Law On Defilement And Its Effectiveness Case Study In Mljkono District" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 10 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-law-on-defilement-and-its-effectiveness-case-study-in-mljkono-district . Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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Frontiers, Edu. "The Law On Defilement And Its Effectiveness Case Study In Mljkono District". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 10 Jun. 2021. Web. 19 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-law-on-defilement-and-its-effectiveness-case-study-in-mljkono-district >.

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Frontiers, Edu. "The Law On Defilement And Its Effectiveness Case Study In Mljkono District" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-law-on-defilement-and-its-effectiveness-case-study-in-mljkono-district