The report further reveals that local council authorities were reported to be high violators of the rights of key populations accounting for a whopping 47.6% of the documented cases. The Uganda Prisons and Uganda Police came second and third as the highest abusers of the rights of key populations in Uganda as per the officially recoded cases.
To mark the annual Kuchu Memorial Day on Tuesday 26th January 2021, Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) hosted a dialogue meeting with several local council authorities and LGBT+ activists from various organizations in and around Kampala. The event was in commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the murder of celebrated LGBTIQ activist David Kato Kisule.
We were unable to reach our patients since we had transferred most of our work online due to the covid pandemic. Many of our patients are already dealing with mental illnesses and it is fundamental that they keep in touch with their therapists. However, this was impossible during this time and we are now seeing a rise in depression and anxiety cases.