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BLOG: Uganda Rapists

I was mortified when I read the quotes of Kibuule excusing rape and putting the responsibility for it on the victims. African leaders have to resist regardless of the magnitude of temptation from saying words that alienate women. It is imperative that both men and women join together to remove gender violence from our lives…

SOBER Uganda

SOBER Uganda promotes a lifestyle free from alcohol and other drugs through the example of their own members.

NEWS: Week #43 Global Alcohol Policy Round-Up

Welcome to another week of carefully curated alcohol policy news, latest science updates, insights into Big Alcohol revelations as well as some outstanding blog posts from IOGT’s Global Voices.
Special feature: Alcohol harm seen from the eyes of the world’s children
We dive into a new tool for children from families with parental alcohol problems and we share the perspectives of children in South-East Asia regarding alcohol…
Content: For week 43, our Global Alcohol Policy Round-Up contains:
Alcohol policy updates come from Wales, Australia, Canada, South Africa and the UK…
Fresh science updates are about an analysis of how governments can create healthy lives, review of alcohol brief interventions in sub-Saharan Africa, and the global governance arena of alcohol…
Our Big Alcohol monitor exposes how the alcohol industry puts pregnant women and the unborn into harm’s way and how Facebook and Big Alcohol target children with alcohol ads…
On our Global Voices Blog Portal we have two new stories: Kristina writes about her expectations concerning the new partnership between FIFA and the WHO; and David writes about the long journey to Uganda’s first alcohol policy…

REPORT: Psychosocial Correlates of Self-Reported HIV Among Youth in the Slums of Kampala

Youth living in the slums of Kampala, Uganda have a high prevalence of HIV. These youth are in dire need of interventions which address both alcohol use behaviors and sexual risk behaviors to reduce further complications of their existing health conditions, including HIV…

MEMBER NEWS: IOGT-NTO: World Water Week Helps Greenwash Big Alcohol

IOGT-NTO has issued letters to the organizers of World Water Week in Stockholm criticizing the presence of major alcohol companies at the event. In the letters, IOGT-NTO criticizes that World Water Week helps Big Alcohol to greenwash its image, despite apparent conflicts of interest and appalling Human Rights abuses of the alcohol companies involved…