Gender-based violence (GBV) is a major problem that can never be overemphasized. It comes in different forms, from intimate partner violence, female genitalia mutilation such as breast ironing, and many more
Moses Kwangwa, a public health scientist and director at OVAAT, a non-governmental organization operating in Uganda, takes us on a journey, detailing OVAAT’s role during the pandemic in Uganda.
Breast ironing is an action perpetuated to stop the development of breasts. It is unfortunate that thelarche is a source of excruciating pain and horror for some girls as it marks their subjection to breast ironing.