Why Uganda Should Confront Sex in Prisons
Ugandan prison authorities say an increase in the number of sexual encounters among inmates is due to trading sex for food and protection. According to findings from a prison survey commissioned in 2013/14 by the Commissioner General of Prisons Johnson Byabashaija, the average HIV prevalence among inmates countrywide is at 15%.
Inmates at Luzira Maximum Security Prison.
Observer, 27 June 2018
Findings of a prison survey made public last week show a very disturbing reality of the high prevalence of HIV, TB and homosexuality in our prisons. Read more »
Monitor, 21 June 2018
A 10-year observational survey has revealed that the prevalence rate of HIV among key populations, including female sex workers, homosexuals and drug addicts surpasses the national… Read more »
Observer, 20 November 2017
Protesting discrimination and harassment by other suspects, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Uganda want police to lock them up in separate police cells if… Read more »