On 8th July 2020 Women Human Rights Defenders Network Uganda engaged with WHRDs from Benet Lobby Group who advocate for the land rights of the Benet community and fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Kween and Bukwo district and shared how they were overwhelmed with the different forms of violations they face because of their human rights work like threats of arrests, physical assaults, threatened to cut for talking about the disadvantages of FGM. WHRDN-U discussed its role of protecting the WHRDs to ensure a safe working environment.

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