The Study on the Factors that Result into Sexual Violence among Women in Uganda
Muyingo, Ramadhan Ali
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Women in Uganda are more than twice as likely to experience sexual violence as men in Uganda. The research is therefore aimed at exploring various risk factors to sexual violence against women. Data was obtained from Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) and analyzed by use of STATA 14.2 version. The results of the analysis indicated that 93.02% of the women in Uganda had never experienced any form of sexual violence where as 6.98% of the women admitted that they have ever experienced sexual violence. The findings further indicated significance between sexual violence and current marital status, employment, region and wealth quartile.The risk factors that were not significant with the study included level of education, type of place of residence,number of living children and age of a woman.