Kampala — The story of a young girl who was arrested on Jan. The cameraman who zoomed in on her exposed body from under the stage, the newspapers that printed the photograph and the police that arrested this young woman subjected her to a grave form of sexual violence. Then they all turned around and blamed the young woman, rather than critically reviewing their own attitudes and operations. Can you imagine the second in command at the Criminal Investigation Department, together with the chief of Serious Crime spending two full hours quizzing a young girl about why and how she was dressed on New Year's eve?
Some call it G-String, others know it as thongs. The two terms G- string and thong are often used interchangeably; however, they can refer to distinct pieces of clothing. Whether you know it as G string or thongs, since this piece of fashion item made its way into the market a few years ago, the female gender has become an object of ridicule and the essence of womanhood exposed and brought to disrepute.