Unequal participation in politics and decision making processes could be one of the reasons why Uganda may not attain the middle income status by 2020 Background Uganda is a party to various international, regional and sub-regional legal frameworks on women’s participation in leadership and decision making. Key among these include the Universal Declaration of Human … Continue reading Women’s Leadership and Achievement of Development Targets
Women too should be protected against FGM Despite the existence of the Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act (2010), both women and girls in the whole of Sebei sub region are being subjected to FGM. The continued practice is being attributed to the lack of protection from stigma and discrimination of women and girls that have not undergone … Continue reading Why the Fight Against FGM in Sebei should be Strengthened
In broad terms, a nation/state is said to be at peace and security when there is respect for self-determination, independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity. Peace also prevails when there is no use or threat, use of force, aggression, military occupation, interference in the internal affairs of a country, the elimination of domination, discrimination, oppression and … Continue reading Is Uganda really peaceful?
Inspiring Change! Every woman can I joined the Local Council when I was young and naive. Presenting my views amidst men was a nightmare but after attending CEWIGO trainings, I was inspired and I became 'a problem in council' as male councilors usually said. With one of my other friend female councilor, we moved a … Continue reading Inspiring Change! Every woman can
The linkage between Women’s Leadership and Sustainable Development Leadership is the art of motivating an individual or group of people to act towards achieving a common goal. For women, being active in the process of leadership is especially important, as women’s life experiences, needs, issues and priorities are not the same as men’s. According to Uganda … Continue reading The Linkage Between Women’s Leadership and Sustainable Development