Publications

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Reality Check 11: Civil Society in Uganda

Broadening Understanding of Uganda's Civil Society Ecosystem and Identifying Pathways for Effective Engagement with Civil Society in the Development Process

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How the internet is being used to perpetrate violence against women

by Verena Kasirye

Many female victims feel threatened, drained, anxious, angry, sad, insecure, and fearful. They fear for their safety and feel helpless. The challenges of women to fight against online violence are explained.

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How to report online violence and harassment

by Verena Kasirye

Who can help you and to which places can you go in Uganda. Furthermore, about the challenges of cybercrime in Uganda and why many cases remain unreported.

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Internet safety guides for women and girls

by Verena Kasirye

Read here why women and girls are mostly victims of Internet abuse and which protective measures they can take.

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Interview with Prudence Nyamishana 'on combating online violence against women'

by Verena Kasirye

What can a woman in her individual capacity do to ensure digital security? What is the cost of women not being online? How do we ensure there is a total end to violence against women online? The answers for the these questions among others you can read in the Interview with Prudence Nyamishana (blogger and author at Global Voices).

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Street talk: How do we ensure digital security and women’s online safety?

by Verena Kasirye

The opinions of Patricia Nyasuna (Programme Officer, Gender and ICT, Women of Uganda Network), Stella Byaruhanga (Lecturer, Faculty of ICT, Makerere University), Rachel Namande (ICT Expert and Women Rights Activist) and Silver Muhindo (ICT Support Engineer, Vision Group) are printed on this publication.

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The internet and its role in advancing women and girls rights

by Verena Kasirye

Social media create a important platform for women and girls to share their experiences; such as sexual harassment, domestic violence and workplace harassment.

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Fighting online abuse shouldn’t be up to the victims and or survivors

by Verena Kasirye

A victim of online abuse talks about her torture. How and who can fight against Online abuse is explained in the article.

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Online Harassment in Focus: the Devastating Effects on Survivors

by Verena Kasirye

Impact, support, recovery, advice and prevention for victims of online abuse

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Why online violence against women is persistent in Uganda despite existing laws and policies

by Verena Kasirye

"The law on online communication is not explicit on harassment" – Bill Ndyamuhaki, Cybercrime Investigator at the Uganda Police Force.