Rights 4 Her Uganda’s survey on the Mental Wellness of Structurally Silenced persons during the Lockdown in Uganda

Deterioration of Mental health among Structurally Silenced persons in Uganda has increasingly been registered due to the discriminative and rigid society, cultural and religious constructs and exclusion from government projects that would benefit all its citizens. One’s Mental Health status can be determined by all that surrounds them and that within us. With the high level of poverty, homelessness, lack of assurance for proper medical care, discrimination, rejection, and exclusion, to mention but a few. There have always been mental health issues amongst Structurally Silenced persons in Uganda.