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IWILAP-Musawah Joint Oral Statement on Uganda

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In February 2022 – Musawah; the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA); the Uganda Association of Female Lawyers (FIDA Uganda); and the Islamic Women’s Initiative for Justice, Law and Peace (IWILAP) submitted a joint thematic report on Uganda to the CEDAW Committee for review at its 81st hybrid Session. Both IWILAP and SIHA delivered oral statements. Apart from highlighting key issues under Article 16, Musawah also brought attention to the issue of Qadhis courts and registration and regulation of Muslim marriages and divorce.

This is the Oral Statement on Uganda delivered to the 81st Session of the CEDAW Committee.


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