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CHURCH LEADERS IN LUWERO CHAMPION FIGHT AGAINST GENDER BASED VIOLENCE.

Women economic empowerment is a gradual process which has several layers to it and in order to realize women’s economic freedom, aspects of Gender Based Violence (GBV) or economic violence against women are still present in our communities today and they need to be addressed. It is everyone’s responsibility within the community to advocate for …

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INNOVATIVE BACKYARD GARDENING BOOSTS BENEFICIARIES’ INCOME DURING PANDEMIC.

With the uncertainty and crippling of incomes the COVID19 lockdown paused, there was a looming threat of food security amongst families. For Rita Musoke, her family’s health was top priority and she knew she had to look for alternative ways to diversify their diet and improve nutrition during the pandemic. “When lockdown was issued, my children …

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STRENGTHENING WOMEN’S ECONOMIC RIGHTS IN ZOMBO AND GULU DISTRICT.

“If it were not for the COMBATs from WACU counselling me about the dangers of early child marriage, I would have never considered sending my daughter to a technical school after her primary education,” confessed Felix Atine, a member of Patekbar Farmers’ Cooperative Society in Gulu District. “I am glad I was educated on how …

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WOMEN OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO SERVICE DELIVERY AMIDST COVID-19.

 “Mwana muke hana haki yake! Mwana muke hana haki yake” Rebecca Chepkateke repeatedly said with anguish in her voice. “Mwana muke hana haki yake!!” is a Kiswahili expression loosely translated to “Women have no rights!”  This is a statement frequently used against women in Amudat district who go to report offences to community leaders. Rebecca …

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