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"We are our own social workers!" - Social Work and the Discourses of LGBT Rights in Kampala, Uganda


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Title: "We are our own social workers!" - Social Work and the Discourses of LGBT Rights in Kampala, Uganda
Authors: Bjuhr, Charlotte
Regnander, Sanna
Issue Date: 22-Nov-2012
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: social work, human rights, LGBT, homophobia, Uganda
Abstract: Social work has a strong tradition of supporting vulnerable groups and protecting exposed individuals in society and is by definition a human rights profession. In relation to the critical situation of LGBT populations in Uganda our aim is to study the position of social workers and their potential to make a positive change for sexual minorities and sexual rights in the country. Homophobia is institutionalized in many countries through ‘anti-sodomy laws’; in Uganda this has further been manifest... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/31478
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