The 2018 report of the Auditor General to Parliament revealed that local governments had failed to use over 11 billion UGX by the end of the financial
In her communication to the House on Tuesday 18 September 2018, the Speaker of Parliament notified the Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs that the Committee was late with the Sexual Offences Bill by 602 days. The objectives of the Bill include consolidating laws relating to sexual offences, combatting sexual violence and providing for the punishment of offenders of sexual violence. The 2017 Annual Police Crime Report listed defilement among the leading crimes committed in 2017. Given how widespread sexual violence is, why is a Bill that aims to curb the vice long overdue?