Is development the best contraceptive? – Part I: New Malthusian View

The New (Neo) Malthusian view is that population growth is the cause of poverty. Therefore, according to this view, the best solution to the population problem is to reduce birth rates, in order that development takes place. The view of development implied here seems to be the one held by the modernist and interventionist perspectives… Continue reading Is development the best contraceptive? – Part I: New Malthusian View

Women, break the silence…

"Breaking the silence is the first step of transforming the culture," so it is said and it is hoped. The all female cast of "Shame on your hand" opening this weekend at the National Theatre are taking action and doing just that. Accept their invitation. Buy a ticket and show up for them and for… Continue reading Women, break the silence…

Call out domestic GBV

Even though I have never watched even one episode of "Keeping up with the Kardashians", I have heard a lot about the Kardashians, because my fellow Ugandans chatter a lot about them. And in particular, Kim Kardashian and her then husband Kanye West. I clearly remember when they visited Uganda, after all, they were received… Continue reading Call out domestic GBV

Celebrating working women on our 59th Independence Day Uganda

It delights me when I interact with women at work in what I presume to be their own businesses. And whenever I can, I support such small businesses by buying from them. These women that we found in Lira recently when we were looking for a supplier of flowers and decorative plants impressed me so.… Continue reading Celebrating working women on our 59th Independence Day Uganda

Stop using offensive label “single mother”

When I paid attention to it, I realised that I really don't like that concept "SINGLE MOTHER." The more I thought of it the more I realised that its usage and application in Uganda is mostly from a moralistic attitude; and which attitude frames mothers who are seemingly and overtly parenting their children on their… Continue reading Stop using offensive label “single mother”