Montag, August 04, 2014

Uganda: Programme für männliche Vergewaltigungsopfer von Anti-Schwulen-Gesetz bedroht

Men of Hope Refugee Association in Uganda (MOHRAU) is a program of Makerere University Law School's Refugee Law Project that helps men and boys who have been victims of sexual violence to cope and move forward with their lives. But, a report released by project organizers earlier this year says the program's effectiveness is threatened by Uganda's draconian Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA), which was signed into law earlier this year by President Yoweri Museveni.

"The Anti-Homosexuality [Act has] posed a threat to the members of the group who have proposed suspending community activities for fear of being viewed and labeled as homosexuals," the report's authors write. "The…AHA [has] not only reinforced homophobia but also heightened xenophobia."

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