Women’s Economic Justice

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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WHO AM I TO BE STANDING IN MY OWN PINEAPPLE FARM. IT IS A DREAM COME TRUE!

40-year-old Gertrude Namusisi, is a farmer who lives in Kikyusa sub county, Luwero. Together with her husband and three children, Gertrude planted beans and maize as their source of livelihood for years. They sold these crops to their neighbors and in the market. At that time, the revenue was just enough to pay for their …

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Dialogue on land acquisition, ownership, access and control held in Hoima

The dialogue revolved around how the Ugandan constitution protects land owners and what provisions it has for disposal and acquisition of land. The land question has, in the last couple of years, become an important one to interrogate.  The President Uganda has over the last few months undertaken a country wide campaign to educate and …

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Women’s groups plant trees to mitigate effects of climate change

  Participants cover tree seedlings with mulch. NAWOU is committed to environmental management, sustainability and addressing climate change. Aware that because of gender expectations women rely on the health of the environment to execute their roles, and that because of this very dependency women are also one of the biggest degraders of the environment because of …

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