CONTRIBUTIONS OF WOMEN ORGANISATIONS TO WOMEN ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT; LESSONS FROM NAWOU.

NAWOU participated in a one hour talk show on Civic Space TV to discuss the contribution of women’s organisations towards women’s economic empowerment and share experiences on how some women’s groups exhibited business resilience during the COVID-19 lock down. Two beneficiaries; Ramlat Noah and Hajjarah Nabaggala together with Communications Officer NAWOU, Fionah Agaba Barbra were …

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LUWERO COMMUNITY LEADERS CREATE AWARENESS ON GBV THROUGH USE OF COMMUNITY RADIO.

According to Luwero police reports, feedback shared by the Community Development Officer (CDO), community leaders and the Luwero District Gender Officer, Kamira Sub County and Town council remain the highest Gender Based Violence (GBV) hot spot in Luwero district. The COVID19 pandemic and restrictions put in place to curb its spread could also be linked …

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DISABILITY DID NOT STOP JOYCE NAKKAZI FROM REALIZING HER DREAM.

Joyce Nakkazi, group leader Kazinga women’s group living in Nsangi Wakiso district heading a household of thirteen (13) has been one of NAWOU’s artisans for over twenty years. Having partial visual impairment, as a child with a passion for weaving and blending beautiful colors, she always thought she would never be fully accepted by society. …

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KARITA RELIGIOUS LEADER SPEARHEADS CAMPAIGN AGAINST FGM.

“My wife and I are servants of God who live by example. We are committed to educating our children, raise school fees by rearing and selling goats and committed to not having our girls go through FGM,” says Pastor Christopher. Christopher, lead pastor at Pastor of Africa Inland Church in Karita, Amudat district is one of the Community based …

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KWEEN – AMUDAT DISTRICT CROSS LEARNING AND SHARING OF BEST PRACTICES VISIT TO END FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION.  

Exchange visits offer a bundle of benefits, well beyond just acquiring information. An intellectual and physical journey creates a common understanding, forges relationships in fun and hardships of shared experience, commitments to new approaches, and foundation for future networking. In abide to lay such foundations among its beneficiaries; National Association of Women’s Organisations in Uganda …

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TRUE CHAMPIONS BELIEVE IN THE IMPOSSIBLE AND THEMSELVES.

In communities like Amudat, women participating in sports activities is seen as out of the norm and only reserved for the boys and men. That is why this year’s Women’s Day commemoration ceremony was historic. The women of Amudat Town Council and surrounding areas participated in the first ever highly anticipated all female football match. …

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KWEEN DISTRICT CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY.

On the 11th of March 2022, Kween district commemorated the International Women’s day at Chemwania High School under the global theme “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”. The colorful ceremony filled with performances from several women’s groups, school choirs, music dance and drama clubs all highlighted the importance of gender equality and how its …

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