Success Stories

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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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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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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