By Wilber Muhwezi Kasibante
The Bushenyi District Gender officer; Faith Betega has decried escalating domestic violence in the district.
Betega said that Bitooma Sub County is leading in domestic violence and this has hindered the development in the area.
Faridah Mutambara of Bfm,Kachina of TV west and Lydia Bamutya at the function
She revealed this yesterday while marking berated fathers’ day at Bitooma sub county head quarters in Bushenyi district. This program is meant to sensitize boys and men to stop gender based violence in homes.
Betega further noted that, the sub-counties of Nyabubare,Kyamuhunga and Kyabugimbi are leading in Domestic violence in the district.
The function was organized by Reproductive Health Uganda Bushenyi branch.
The reproductive Health Uganda project coordinator for Prevention +; Lydia Bamutya says 200 people received services and 120 of them tested for HIV while 51 for family planning and 25 tested for cervical cancer.
Among 120 people who tested HIV only 3 were found positive.