Jerry Sesanga

Ugandan filmmaker, writer, and journalist

Jerry Sesanga is a human rights activist. Sesanga has used art, both literature and film, to advocate for gender equality and access to health and information services for young people, fight against child marriage, domestic violence, and demand political freedoms. His articles were published in the Ugandan newspapers Sunrise and the Daily Monitor. While studying  in East Africa, Makerere University, his success as a writer led him to win a scholarship to study in New York, where he finally decided to study social communication at the University of St. Lawrence.

Sesanga has published twelve books, selling more than 30,000 copies. He created ULLYWOOD, and recently produced a short film entitled «The Baby Bride» to raise awareness about child marriage. Sesanga also participates in the Uganda International Plan, where he started as a child with a scholarship and today works as a member of his new network of scholarship alumni and Goodwill Ambassador.

Más vídeos de Jerry Sesanga

Jerry Sesanga: Communicating the Importance of Gender Equality
Jerry Sesanga

28 de noviembre de 2018

The Orator of Secrets: Child Marriage
Jerry Sesanga

09 de noviembre de 2018

College Freedom Forum
Yulia Marushevska, Jamila Raqib, Rosa María Payá, Abdalaziz Alhamza, Anastasia Lin, Danilo Maldonado Machado, Tutu Alicante, Jean-Robert Cadet, Marcel Granier, Thor Halvorssen, Wael Ghonim, Daniel Pérez, Edipcia Dubón, Ti-Anna Wang, Jerry Sesanga, Leyla Hussein

09 de abril de 2019