Greedy barbarians everywhere and at all levels

Men, for the purpose of this post, let us refer to them as ikokolak, went to this woman's orchard and without her permission they harvested 28 bags of oranges. Loaded them on a vehicle, drove off to the market and sold them. More specifically, ikokolak handed over the oranges to a middleman, with the promise… Continue reading Greedy barbarians everywhere and at all levels

Family Unit, Politics and Governance in Uganda

Take, for instance, the family of Ms Agnes Namaganda, who is contesting for the Kampala Woman MP seat and is the flag bearer for the National Unity Platform (NUP) party, who has reportedly accused her husband for chasing her out of their marital home. Reportedly, she is complaining that her husband first banned her from… Continue reading Family Unit, Politics and Governance in Uganda

Rid Policy of Gender-Based Violence

Hypocrisy of our MPs at its best. But such which is consistent with some institutionalised negative beliefs and practices in our communities in Uganda; including the legacies of negative conservative christian religiosity that was forced down our throats by colonial missionaries. We must detoxify and decolonize our minds so we may shun warped moralists who are vilifying school girls for getting pregnant; and moreover school girls who are likely being impregnated by men of stature and old age.

Subconscious of Gender-Based Violence

“As it is used in biology, sex uses the nature of one’s sexual organ as it is assigned either to be female or to be male. One rarely changes their sex, as in one rarely changes the form of one’s sexual organ. And so, unlike the substance of gender, world over, the substance of sex… Continue reading Subconscious of Gender-Based Violence

Discourse ‘Facipulation’

'Facipulate', as it was explained to me, was formed by combining two words: "facilitate" and "manipulate"; meaning that 'facipulation' is when a facilitator manipulates discussions to achieve a predetermined conclusion.