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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Norbert Mao
Norbert Mao is the President of the Democratic Party of Uganda. In this interview, he shares his experience in pushing for measures to boost women's participation in politics.
Monday, February 08, 2016
Women's Empowerment in Uganda. Impact evaluation of the project 'Piloting gender sensitive livelihoods in Karamoja'
Oxfam GB’s Global Performance Framework is part of the organisation’s effort to better understand and communicate its effectiveness, as well as enhance learning across the organisation. Under this framework, a small number of completed or mature...
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Women Building Peace
This volume looks back at a wealth of women’s peacebuilding practice documented by Accord since 1998. Case studies from Cambodia,  Sierra Leone, northern Uganda, Papua New Guinea–Bougainville, Northern  Ireland, Angola, Sudan, Indonesia–Aceh and ...
Monday, April 21, 2014
Women’s empowerment and corruption prevention can go hand-in-hand
A recent discussion at the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women initiated by UNDP and partners highlighted what an asset grass-roots women’s organisations can be in the fight against corruption in their communities. The discussion...
Monday, October 07, 2013
Susan Nakawuki
Interview with Hon. Susan Nakawuki, Member of the East African Legislative Assembly and member of the Parliament in Uganda, speaking on stereotypes, contesting against men and succeeding. In Geneva during IPU's General Assembly, October 2013
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
EAC political integration dialogue opens in Kigali, Uganda
Women leaders from the EAC holding national, regional and international offices as well as selected male political leaders are in Kigali attending the 3rd EAC dialogue on political integration. The two-day dialogue on the theme: EAC Women Leaders as...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Betty Amongi-Ongom
Interview with Ms. Betty Amongi-Ongom, Member of Parliament of Uganda during the 128th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly which took place March 22-27 2013 in Quito, Ecuador.      
Monday, March 25, 2013
Bintu Jalia Lukumu N Abwooli
Interview with Ms Bintu Jalia Lukumu N Abwooli, Member of Parliament of the Republic of Uganda, during the 128th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly which took place March 22-27, 2013, in Quito, Ecuador.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
CHOGM to Boost Empowerment
Uganda will host women leaders and ministers in charge for women affairs in Kampala for the 8th Commonwealth Women Affairs Ministers Meeting. The theme of the upcoming meeting is "Financing Gender Equality for Development and Democracy." For more...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Women NGO Trains Prisoners
WOMEN Prisoners' Support Organisation (WPSO), a non-governmental organisation, together with Irish Aid, has established a functional literacy and skills training programme for prisoners in Jinja main prison. For more information, please visit All...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Uganda Wants More Women To Join Army
Uganda's position to increase the number of women in the military, police and prisons services, professions that have largely remained a preserve of men was presented by the State Minister for Gender, Rukia Isanga at the ongoing 8th Commonwealth...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Museveni Opens Women Conference
President Yoweri Museveni said 'education for all' was crucial in eliminating gender inequality in the Commonwealth countries. For more information, please visit All Africa's Website.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Accountabilty Tops 8WAMM Gender Funding Campaign
The future of women on the globe attracted immense attention, lobbying, and talk last week as 32 delegations of women affairs ministers from the 53 Commonwealth countries jetted into Uganda and pitched camp at Speke Resort Munyonyo on the shores of...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
American Film Actor Lauds Ugandan Women
An American film star, Natalie Portman, has commended Ugandan women for their entrepreneurship, saying it has brought hope to vulnerable communities. To read the full article, please visit the All Africa's Website.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Uganda: Multiparty Politics Undermining Women
The multiparty system of governance does not promote women's participation in leadership, former ethics minister Miria Matembe has said. She attacked the Government for co-opting young women into State structures, making them keep quiet. For more...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Uganda: Women's Voice Still Muffled At Local Leadership Level
Although affirmative action has gone a long way in providing women with leadership roles, their impact in local councils (LCs) and Parliament is yet to be realised. To read the full article, please visit the All Africa's Website.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Uganda: Women MPs to Present Private Members Bill on DRB
Women Members of Parliament will present the Domestic Violence Bill (DRB) as a Private Members Bill if government fails to move it before the House by the end of this year. To read the full article, please visit the UG Pulse Website.