N. Uganda, Kitgum District. Peter C. Alderman Foundation project. This woman has 5 children. She put up with years of abuse by her alcoholic husband and when he took a new younger wife she tried committing suicide with malaria medication. The quinine ended up killing her fetus as she was pregnant. Now she is forced to live back in her parents compound and is banned from seeing her children who are now in the care of her husband. She waits in limbo to see if she will be prosecuted and has no idea what is ahead for her. She suffers from severe depression. PCAF social worker Jean Laker meets with her periodically.

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N. Uganda, Kitgum District. Peter C. Alderman Foundation project. This woman has 5 children. She put up with years of abuse by her alcoholic husband and when he took a new younger wife she tried committing suicide with malaria medication. The quinine ended up killing her fetus as she was pregnant. Now she is forced to live back in her parents compound and is banned from seeing her children who are now in the care of her husband. She waits in limbo to see if she will be prosecuted and has no...
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  • Date: 29 Oct 2014
  • Location: Kitgum Kitgum/Uganda Uganda/Africa
  • Filename: 01.jpg
  • Image size: 2000x1335 pixels