What Do Witch Doctors Actually Do? A Researcher In Uganda Goes Looking And Finds Surprising Answers

ONE thing every Acholi person (in northern Uganda) wants to avoid is being associated with a witch doctor, but I took courage and informed the bodaboda (motorbike taxi) man that I was heading to the witch doctor’s place. He bombarded me with questions: What is your problem? Are you looking for riches? Has someone bewitched you? And his last word was that …

Justice In Northern Uganda: Inside The Aftermath Of The 20-Year War Between LRA Rebels And The Museveni Government

Some services that NGOs supported tended to focus on sexual violence from a stranger and not the overwhelmingly more common forms of sexual violence such as intimate partner violence.

I Am Not Who They Think I Am: Uganda And The Painful Business Of Post-Conflict Settlement

60,000 children and youths were abducted by the LRA rebels, and some 8,000 children were born as a consequence of sexual violence and wartime rape.