COVID19 Impact

Centre for Women in Governance (CEWIGO) is a National level, Non-Governmental, non-partisan, not for profit advocacy organization that was established in 2006. CEWIGO’s vision is, “A society in which women and men are equitably participating and benefiting from good governance” while her mission is, “To mobilise women and build their capacity to influence governance at all levels and to increase awareness that where women and men share equally in the generation and maintenance of good governance, the benefits accrue to all society.”

Purpose of the Study

To establish the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the rights of women and girls in Uganda.

Study Objectives

  • To assess the level of involvement of women in the COVID-19 response planning and decision making processes in Uganda.
  • To examine the influence of the COVID-19 outbreak on Gender Based Violence in Uganda.
  • To determine the effect of the COVID-19 outbreak and its control measures on the health and well-being of women and girls.
  • To identify ways of promoting gender equality and women’s rights during emergency crises