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%.

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    Monitor, 29 June 2018

    The Uganda prisons authorities have blamed the increasing cases of homosexuality among inmates on trading their bodies for better feeding and protection. Read more »

Inmates at Luzira Maximum Security Prison.

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