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I DREAM OF A GENERATION THAT DOES NOT KNOW ABOUT FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION.

Geoffrey Cherop, 48, is a husband and father of six (6) living in Aloma village, Kaptum sub county Kween district. Trained as a mentor by NAWOU, Geoffrey continues to create more awareness on the adverse effects of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Early/Forced Child Marriage (E/FCM) within his community. For years, he has been an …

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IF SCHOOLS OPENED, OUR BUSINESSES WOULD THRIVE AGAIN.

What happens when the silver lining starts to fade away just as immediately as it appears? With the country still grappling with the COVID19 pandemic, Kasana Market Tailoring Group is one of the groups that was supported with tailoring equipment from National Association of Women’s Organizations in Uganda (NAWOU) in 2020 to assist boast their …

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YEKO CREATIVELY STARTS A BUSINESS DURING THE LOCK DOWN.

My name is Mercy Yeko and I’m 19 years of age. After I conceived in my primary seven vacation, I was forced me to marry the man who impregnated me. The marriage started becoming hostile when I was constantly barged to undergo Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) which I shunned from a young age. I saw …

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LUWERO COMMUNITY LEADERS TAKE ACTION AGAINST GENDER BASED VIOLENCE.

NAWOU in partnership with Luwero District, supported by FOKUS, conducted follow  up dialogue meetings on Gender Based Violence (GBV) with community leaders in Kikyusa, Kamira, Kalagala, Bamunanika and Zirobwe sub-counties. The dialogues intended to take stock of the current status of GBV, what has been done, what has worked, existing gaps and forging collective ways forward to …

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