Department of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University

African leaders, the majority of whom are men, will not easily see . This is because from the day they were born, society has taught them to view women in a particular image using a biased lense. Beliefs like: Women do not challenge men, do not speak in public, do not inherit/own property, have not rights over ther bodies, are unintelligent, are very evil etc are fresh in our leaders' minds and it explains why they marry/ cohabit with so many women.

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