Female member of parliament promises to undress before the house over torture of women by UPDF
A member of parliament from Buvumaislands county, Egunyu Janepher Nantume is threatening to un dress on the floor of parliament to show her dis-satisfaction over the mistreatment of women by the UPDF on water bodies.
Nantume while presenting a matter of National importance accused the soldiers who were deployed on water bodies to curb fishing of immature fish of violating economic rights of women at the island communities by stop them from smoking fish.
Nantume says that the ban on smoking fish by the army has left the women too jobless and now can’t even afford school fees, leaving their children seated at home.
The speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadagapromised to have the matter on the order paper so that the report of the agriculture committee on the matter be discussed today.
Two weeks ago, another member of parliament shocked parliament, when she said that men who beat thyeir women, if you check properly, they have nothing in their trousers.
Alebtong Woman MP Hon. Christine Ayo Acen was speaking on the floor of parliament, in response to a video that had gone viral, in which Uganda’s Ambassador to Rwanda, Maj.Gen.Matayo Kyaligonza was seen together with his body guards, charging at a female police officer, Esther Namaganda, in Seeta Mukonmo district, after she allegedly stopped their car, when they made a u-turn in the middle of the road.