Rape victim recounts her ordeal

• By Hertta-Maria Amutenja

IN recent years, rape has been stressed as a subject of concern as the victims’ lives are forever changed as a result of the violation.

Last year according to the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, some 1 566 children were sexually assaulted, whereas 883 were physically abused between 2019 and 2021.

Confidente spoke to Joani (not her real name), a rape survivor who was sexually assaulted as a child and the impact it has had on her life. She is currently reliving her ordeal through putting her experiences in book format.




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