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Friday, 19 October 2012

Uganda Police force battles with HIV/Aids

Police force battles with HIV/Aids - Human Rights House Network

 Police officers demand sex from female detainees and prostitutes HIV/Aids is rampant in the police force. Job transfers split police officers from their spouses, living situations mean several adults live in extremely close quarters, and it is rumoured that some police officers demand sex from female detainees and prostitutes. (Right, Ugandan police humiliating a female detainee). These are some of the reasons the police becomes more susceptible to the Aids scourge than anyone else in Uganda. As a result, about 13 percent of police officers in Kampala are HIV positive, according to Superintendent of Police Bazirakye Kaguta, the HIV/Aids Control Project-Uganda Police administrator

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