CHURCH LEADERS IN LUWERO CHAMPION FIGHT AGAINST GENDER BASED VIOLENCE.

CHURCH LEADERS IN LUWERO CHAMPION FIGHT AGAINST GENDER BASED VIOLENCE.

Women economic empowerment is a gradual process which has several layers to it and in order to realize women’s economic freedom, aspects of Gender Based Violence (GBV) or economic violence against women are still present

HOW FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION DESTROYED MY LIFE.

HOW FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION DESTROYED MY LIFE.

Molly Cherotich (not real name) is a wife and mother living in Kapchorwa district, Uganda. She is a woman who was forced into circumcision by her father. A decision that still has her paying its price.

INNOVATIVE BACKYARD GARDENING BOOSTS BENEFICIARIES’ INCOME DURING PANDEMIC.

INNOVATIVE BACKYARD GARDENING BOOSTS BENEFICIARIES’ INCOME DURING PANDEMIC.

With the uncertainty and crippling of incomes the COVID19 lockdown paused, there was a looming threat of food security amongst families. For Rita Musoke, her family’s health was top priority and she knew she had

WOMEN OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO SERVICE DELIVERY AMIDST COVID-19.

WOMEN OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO SERVICE DELIVERY AMIDST COVID-19.

 “Mwana muke hana haki yake! Mwana muke hana haki yake” Rebecca Chepkateke repeatedly said with anguish in her voice. “Mwana muke hana haki yake!!” is a Kiswahili expression loosely translated to “Women have no rights!”

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The National Association of Women’s Organizations in Uganda (NAWOU) in Uganda was founded in the 1960’s as the National Council of Women (NCW) and the gender machinery then. It was mandated to coordinate and be a platform for promoting women in political leadership and to advocate for women’s issues and concerns. 

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The National Association of Women’s Organizations in Uganda (NAWOU) in Uganda was founded in the 1960’s as the National Council of Women (NCW) and the gender machinery then. It was mandated to coordinate and be a platform for promoting women in political leadership and to advocate for women’s issues and concerns. 

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