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Minister Mao advises men to be mindful of their health on International Men’s Day

Kampala – Nobert Mao, the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, has urged men to prioritize their health in order to lead healthy lives.

During the Kololo Airstrip celebrations of International Men’s Day on Thursday, Mao made the appeal.

He emphasized the importance of the day in bringing attention to issues that affect men worldwide, including as violence, homelessness, abuse, parental alienation, and suicide, all of which require action to create a better society.

The minister emphasized the importance of males giving their health first priority while speaking on behalf of President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. In order to improve their health and productivity and to benefit not only themselves but also their families and the country of Uganda as a whole, he advised them to seek medical attention.

Minister Mao argued that police personnel should live in communities and create a healthy work environment to maintain peace and security in Uganda, drawing inspiration from the recent graduation of probation police constables at Kabalye Masindi.

In his capacity as the Inspector General of Police’s representative, Director Chief Political Commissar Senior Commissioner of Police Hadijah Namutebi cited alarming data from the most recent Criminal Report: 14,698 incidences of domestic abuse with 1,946 men listed as victims. Namutebi urged cooperation in the fight against domestic abuse and a united front.

By actively taking part in International Men’s Day celebrations as the main partner, the Uganda Police Force provided a platform for good-willed individuals to recognize and honor the contributions men contribute to society for the benefit of all.

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