Uganda: Sexual Minorities Uganda Begins Conversation On Intimate Partner Violence amongst LGBTI Persons With This Hotline.

Sexual Minorities Uganda together with some member organization have taken up the fight against IPV-Intimate Partner Violence by engaging in an online conversation on the matter. Yesterday 9th August 2017 a group of about 10 activists took to the internet in a campaign dubbed #IPVEndsWithU where they shared different stories on IPV and solutions on how to eliminate IPV.

What is IPV-Intimate Partner Violence? IPV-Intimate partner violence is domestic violence by a spouse or partner in an intimate relationship against the other spouse or partner. Intimate violence can take a number of forms including physical, verbal, emotional, economic and sexual abuse.

Are you or anyone you or anyone you know going through Intimate Partner Violence? Are you interested in ending IPV?

PLEASE! call this 24 Hour Intimate Partner Violence Helpline 0755979570. All calls are confidential and we guarantee immediate response. We also offer support and information to friends, family members calling on behalf of LGBTIQ people facing IPV. Our aim is to make you as an LGBTIQ person aware of your options so that you can make informed choices as regards IPV. The helpline can provide access to an interpreter for non English speaking callers.

Who can call this helpline? Anyone experiencing IPV, friends, family and acquaintances of those experiencing IPV and would like to get professional help.

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