SEXUAL MINORITIES UGANDA (SMUG) SAFETY AND SECURITY OF THE LGBTIQ+ COMMUNITY IN UGANDA A PRE-COVID 19 TO POST-COVID 19 SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS A publication of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) Kampala, Uganda December 2020 Researchers GEOFFREY OGWARO Senior Research and Policy Officer-SMUG & REGINA TUSIIME Research Assistant/Research and Policy Officer-SMUG SEXUAL MINORITIES UGANDA(SMUG) Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG)
Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the LGBTIQ community has also been affected in different ways. We have faced social, legal and economic challenges given homophobic attitudes and punitive laws in the country. Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) a network of different organisations working and dealing with the rights of the LGBTIQ people in Uganda. It mainly
The current COVID-19 pandemic has had very many different impacts both globally and even on individual communities. It has created a lot of instability in terms of sustainability and other different areas of people’s lives.Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) a network of different organisations working and dealing with the rights of the LGBTIQ people in Uganda.
November 14, 2019 Kampala – Uganda. For Immediate Release and Distribution: On Sunday 10th November 2019, fully armed Uganda Peoples Defense Forces officials, Local Defense Unit officers and the Uganda Police Force Officers raided an LGBTIQ friendly entertainment center known as Ram Bar. In the presence of media, these armed forces brutally arrested 125
(Kampala, Uganda) 9th October, 2019 Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) and the entire Ugandan Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Community stands together to strongly condemn the brutal murder of Brian Wasswa – a young paralegal professional, respected community member, and Children of the Sun Foundation (COSF) focal person living in Jinja. On Friday 4th October
This is the “People’s Voice” – containing Uganda’s community priorities and recommendations for PEPFAR for the Country Operational Plan 2019. The recommendations have been developed by people living with HIV and health activists using information gathered in February 2019 during community consultations and additionally through facility monitoring carried out at seven PEPFAR supported sites in