IJM Rejoices with Ugandan Widow, Restored to her Home After 20 Years of Threats

KAMPALA, UGANDA – For more than 20 years, Sauda lived under constant fear that her home, land and business would be taken by her abusive stepson. But this week the widow finally has peace after a Ugandan judge ruled in her favor and protected her rights to her land.

"This was a long-awaited victory for Sauda," says IJM Kampala Deputy Field Office Director Kathryn Wilkes. "Today we rejoice that Sauda will finally be able to use the land to provide for herself and her family!"

Years of Violent Threats