Ugandan parliament stalls new marriage bill

Activists push for marital reform law to help victims of domestic violence taken as attack on traditional values.

    Uganda’s parliament has stalled a new Marriage Bill after weeks of heated debates.

    Women’s rights activists are calling for marital law reform to help victims of domestic violence.

    But conservatives believe it is an attack on traditional values.

    Al Jazeera's Malcolm Webb reports from Kampala.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    The shocking story of Israel's disappeared babies

    The shocking story of Israel's disappeared babies

    New information has come to light about thousands of mostly Yemeni children believed to have been abducted in the 1950s.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.