What happens when those meant to protect us harm us?

Do you remember Eric Mutasiga, a headteacher who was shot by the Local Defense Units (LDUs) in Mukono during the Covid-19 lockdown? His crime was defending a ‘chapati guy' (name withheld) one of his employees working at a chapati stall right in front of Eric’s retail shop where he earned his supplementary income to fend […]

Celebrating Women in Activism and Leadership

Scovia Chelangat Being an activist, organizer, and human rights defender is a tedious job, even more for women. Scovia Chelangat has had a fair share of this. Scovia Chelangat is a 30-year-old Ugandan activist and organizer from the Indigenous Benet people along the slopes of Mt Elgon in Eastern Uganda. She has been at the […]

ACTIVISTS AND ORGANISERS IN UGANDA DISTRIBUTE MASKS TO SAFEGUARD COMMUNITIES DURING THE COVID19 PANDEMIC.

As COVID19 cases increase in Uganda, the government has made it is mandatory to wear protective masks in public spaces. With numerous people pushed out of jobs because of the government imposed lockdown, the majority cannot afford catering for their daily basic needs and in addition, acquire masks. It is against this that Solidarity Uganda […]