Kweziza has for the last ten years been making the same resolutions come December 31: “I will stop drinking. I will stay at home to save my money.” notes Kweziza in his notebook.
Family & relationships
New research shows that being reminded about what not to do, not the passage of time that actually helps young children control their impulsive behavior
Hardly a day passes without incidents of violence against women or men appearing in the news. Women are most vulnerable due to their motherly love. They tend to tolerate small acts of omissions often and as they say, familiarity brings contempt.
Scientists have shown for the first time that a mother’s environment before and around the time of conception, a period known as preconception, could permanently change the function of a gene influencing immunity and cancer risk in her child.
Many women and girls in Uganda suffer from sexual and gender-based violence committed by various actors within the family and the community. The persistence of patriarchal patterns of behavior and the existence of stereotypes relating to the role of women perpetuate the discrimination of women within Ugandan society.
In a trial, a Southern small-town prosecuting attorney called his first witness, a grandmotherly, elderly woman to the stand. He approached her and asked, 'Mrs. Jones, do you know me?' She responded, 'Why, yes, I do know you, Mr. Williams. I've known you since you were a boy, and frankly, you've been a big disappointment to me.