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Capacity of Adolescents to Consent to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services: The Case for Policy, Legal and Pragmatic Reform

Uganda’s laws prescribe 18 years as the age of adulthood, at this age an individual is deemed to have the capacity to make their own decisions. The capacity of minors to consent is an area of contention with conflicting laws, policies and practices. While it is reasonable that parents should cont...

Intellectual Property and Human Rights

This booklet introduces our key partners, the journalists who are not familiar with the field of intellectual property, to the key issues in the ongoing commercial law reform process in Uganda and the region as they relate to human rights.

Laws, policies and best practices for informed consent for adolescents in Uganda

Adolescence is characterized by dramatic physical, psychological and social changes that adolescents lack skills to cope with. While adolescents feel capable of performing almost anything independently, they are prone to peer influence, experimentation and risk-taking, all of which are normal and...

Rights of an Individual in the Criminal Justice System: A Guide for Health Workers

The criminal justice system is comprised of various stages which include pre-trial arrest and detention. Pre-trial arrest and detention is the stage when a person that is suspected and accused of committing a crime is arrested and held in custody (whether at police or in prison) before a decision...

Sexual Reproductive Health Rights Movement Building Report

On 1st to 2nd July 2019, CEHURD convened a Conversation on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHRs) Movement Building in Entebbe-Uganda. The Conversation attracted a cross range of over 45 SRHR activists, policy makers, funding partners and other stakeholders - focusing on the need to streng...