National Consultative meeting on strategies for strengthening women’s leadership in Uganda

CEWIGO conducted a National Consultative meeting on strategies for strengthening women’s leadership and participation in the scientific elections on 25th August 2020 at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala. The meeting was well attended by different stakeholders including representatives from like-minded CSOs, the Electoral Commission spokesperson, journalists, women candidates, women activists, CEWIGO Board members and staff. Among … Continue reading National Consultative meeting on strategies for strengthening women’s leadership in Uganda

CEWIGO gets accredited to observe the 2020/21 General Elections

CEWIGO is pleased to inform its stakeholders that it is one of the Civil Society Organizations approved by the Electoral Commission to observe all the activities related to the 2020/21 General elections. With support from the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF), CEWIGO will identify and train community-based facilitators who will spearhead voter education and monitoring of … Continue reading CEWIGO gets accredited to observe the 2020/21 General Elections

How Mayaabo’s Story is Helping Promote Women’s Participation in Elections

CEWIGO’s Community Gender Advocacy Groups transforming Gender Stereotypes to promote women’s participation in the 2021 Elections in Uganda: Mr. Mayaabo Eliasaf’s story Mr. Mayaabo Eliasaf , is a resident of Kakoma ward, Kakiika division in Mbarara city. For the past 20 years, he has served as the LC II Chairperson of Kakoma ward; a post … Continue reading How Mayaabo’s Story is Helping Promote Women’s Participation in Elections

CEWIGO Takes the Discourse On Enhancing Women’s Participation In Politics To The Communities

“For me, a better democracy is a democracy where women do not only have the right to vote and elect but to be elected”, Michelle Bachelet – former President of Chile. Uganda still faces inequitable participation of women in political leadership and decision making processes. According to a UNDP Report published in 2011, the Government … Continue reading CEWIGO Takes the Discourse On Enhancing Women’s Participation In Politics To The Communities