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Ugandans Are Sticking it To the Man For Women's Rights

Mariah Griffin-Angus | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada Politics
Mariah Griffin-Angus

People were shocked by the photographs that show Ugandan police brutally grabbing Ingrid Turinawe's breasts as she cried out in pain. Sexual assault is a public taboo in this deeply conservative country. However, the very public and sexualized nature of the attack on Turinawe seems to have been a defining moment for the women's movement of Uganda.