Domestic violence in Uganda

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Domestic violence in Uganda is a problem as it is in many parts of Africa.[1][2][3][4]

There is a deep cultural belief in Uganda that it is socially acceptable to hit a woman to discipline her.[5][6][7][8]

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  1. ^ "Sensitise Ugandans and enforce the existing laws against domestic violence". Daily Monitor. Retrieved 2014-03-24. 
  2. ^ "DFID - Case Studies - Saying “No” to domestic violence in Uganda". Archived from the original on 28 September 2008. Retrieved 19 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "African women and domestic violence". openDemocracy. Retrieved 19 April 2016. 
  4. ^ "Domestic Violence and Poverty in Africa: When the Husband’s Beating Stick is Like Butter". AfricaCan End Poverty. Retrieved 19 April 2016. 
  5. ^ "Are Women provocative". Independent. Retrieved 2014-03-24. 
  6. ^ "Ugandan domestic violence bill stalls". The Guardian. Retrieved 2014-03-24. 
  7. ^ "Domestic violence cases soar". New Vision. Retrieved 2014-03-24. 
  8. ^ "Uganda tackles wife-beating taboo". BBC. Retrieved 2014-03-24.