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

CEWIGO Celebrates International Women’s Day With Refugee Women & Men

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

Why the Fight Against FGM in Sebei should be Strengthened

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

Is Uganda really peaceful?

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?