ReportOUT completed their year long survey with seven Ugandan organisations including Let’s Walk Uganda. The results were shocking, including the use of torture, violence and police brutality. Many SOGIESC Ugandans have poor mental health, are financially precarious and are at risk of actual sexual assault.
ReportOUT’s thorough and comprehensive new report outlines the persisting and rising trends of homo/transphobia in Uganda. With 61% of respondents being the victims of torture — one of the report’s alarming findings — the need for the government to offer greater protection of LGBTI people could not be more urgent.
This report highlights the lived experience of LGBTI Ugandans and the pressing need for the government to ensure their safety, health, financial security, and access to housing. You can read the research here.