Gender

CULTURAL BIASES STILL A HEAVY WEIGHT FOR WOMEN TO CARRY.

Despite the common notion that development cannot be maximized without equal opportunities for women, men and young people, there is still a deficit of women and young people being actively involved at cooperative level. Gender equality is viewed in the context of women and youth being positioned to participate (advise, collaborate, represent, empower, decide) on …

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MUKONO YOUTH COUPLE INSPIRING AND EDUCATING COMMUNITY ON GENDER EQUALITY.

Solomon Ssonko and Bridgette Nansubuga, a young couple based in Kiyindi- Buikwe, have lived together like many young couples who cannot negotiate with the predetermined dictates of culture and their significant position in family life. It was typical of Bridgette to carry out most the household duties while Solomon left for his workplace every morning. …

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BRUNO ORYEGIU’S POSITIVE CHANGE TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY.

Men who belong to or participate in organized groups like Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs) or Primary Cooperative (PCs) are more sensitive to gender issues or supportive of improved lives of women in their families and community. Bruno Oryegiu, is one of these men in his community. A resident in Leda, Zombo District, Bruno …

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FGM Project Launched in Karamoja

NAWOU’s President, Christine Kasule Mugerwa and the LC V Chairman Amudat officially launch the project.   NAWOU, with support from Irish Aid has launched the “Rising to Protect Tipin and Kor’s rights in Amudat” a project aimed at reducing incidence of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Amudat District. The 3-year project implemented in partnership with Amudat …

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