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In Uganda, Rioters Strip Women Wearing Trousers

Written by Rebecca Harshbarger    Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Source: Women’s eNews

Rioters attacked and stripped about 20 Ugandan women who were wearing trousers last week during deadly riots in Kampala. The humiliations were part of a major confrontation between a traditional kingdom and President Yoweri Museveni’s government.

KAMPALA, Uganda (WOMENSENEWS)–Male rioters in a suburb here on September 11 attacked about 20 women wearing trousers.

The men, in Rubaga, a Kampala suburb, began detaining women during their protests, police spokeswoman Judith Nabakooba said at a press conference that took place that same day. read more