One of the major consequences of armed conflict is the rapid spread of HIV and AIDS. A case in point is the fact that districts which have been affected by armed conflict in Northern and Eastern Uganda have higher HIV and AIDS prevalence than other districts in Uganda. In Gulu district HIV prevalence rose from 9.4% in 2008, to 16% in 2009, with Gulu Municipality health sub-district leading with 22.1%.
According to John Charles Luwa, the district HIV/AIDS focal…Continue
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As part of the campagin to combat violence against women using ICTs, Isis-WICCE with the support from Association for Progressive Communication(APC) conducted a training on VAW and ICT in November 2010 for grassroots women leaders and women living with HIV/AIDS. The purpose of the training was to equip women with ICT skills and to enable them create platforms and opportunities for women to engage with ICT to adress violence against women…Continue