While CERESAV continues to advocate for legislative policy change to address the problem of acid attack violence in Uganda, attacks continue to be reported. Currently, CERESAV is working with 3 acid attack patients in the hospital. Specifically, one Sumaiya Namwaje was attacked at the time she was 7 months pregnant.
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Hello to our change.org supporters, Look what your support has helped us achieve! This month, CERESAV hired its first Executive Director, Justine Mpagi, who brings many years of experience in human rights advocacy. We are so excited to have her on our team! In addition, we have moved into a
Justine holds a BA in Social Works and Social Administration from Makerere University and was the Regional Project Coordinator at National Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda (NACWOLA). Join us in welcoming Justine to the team! As Executive Director, Justine will manage CERESAV’s main service departments, including advocacy,
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KAMPALA, Uganda—More than half her body is completely shriveled, but 33-year-old Gloria Kankunda is adamant about one thing. “I’ll make these scars stars,” Kankunda, who has a glowing smile to match her personality, told Take Part. She is one of the hundreds of women who have been left physically, psychologically,
Acid is a weapon of violence in Uganda, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Cambodia and Bangladesh where people attack for a variety of different reasons ranging from marital to political to business disputes. According to The Center for Rehabilitation of Survivors of Acid and Burns Violence (CERESAV) there has been a steep rise