Harriet Nakalyango sells water and farms a small plot of land to make a living on the outskirts of Kampala, Uganda’s capital. After she married at age 16 and had four children, her husband “started boozing and beating [her] from morning to evening,” she says. The physical violence took an emotional toll. “I was sincerely sick. I was crying every day. I was not eating. I wouldn’t let my kids go out,” she says. “They used to cry and I used to cry. I wasn’t working and stayed...
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