The Centre for Women in Governance (CEWIGO) in partnership with UNHCR and Jesuit Refugee Services (JRS) are pleased to share with you the joy of celebrating the 2019 International Women’s day (IWD) with refuges. The celebrations were hosted by Jesuit Refugee Services and presided over Ms. Noreen Nampewo from CEWIGO as the chief guest. The … Continue reading CEWIGO Celebrates International Women’s Day With Refugee Women & Men
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
CEWIGO organized a National Dialogue that targeted Women in Uniform under the theme: “The role of Women in Uniform in prevention and response to Gender Based Violence (GBV)”. The event was held on 7th December 2018 at Imperial Royale Hotel in line with the National Theme of the 16 days of activism against GBV (End … Continue reading National Dialogue on Ending Gender Based Violence in Uganda