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International Climate Protection Fellowships

The International Climate Protection Fellowships enable prospective leaders to conduct a research-related project of their own choice during a one-year stay in Germany. Submit an application if you are a prospective leader from a non-European threshold or developing country (see ...

Call for Applications: Peace studies online courses 16 July – 31 August 2012

TRANSCEND Peace University (TPU) invites you to take online courses in the next TPU term. Join the growing number of TPU students and alumni, united by the inspiring vision of Peace by Peaceful Means. TPU seeks to promote inter-disciplinary peace studies, ...

She Will Innovate” competition: $10K+ of funding

Intel Corporation and Changemakers recently launched She Will Innovate: Technology Solutions Enriching the Lives of Girls. This challenge is designed to promote information and communication technology solutions that improve the lives of girls and women. We are looking for programs ...

EASSI Training of Women Informal Cross Border Traders in Uganda – Day 2

Cross-border trade at informal sector level is a strong component of intra -regional trade and an important aspect in the East African Community integration process. Women in the EAC region have been at the forefront of cross border trade both ...

YPARD launches the “Seeing Thoughts” video competition for youth engaged in agriculture

The competition is an attempt to capture and showcase the voices of youth and their contribution to agriculture for development, whether in research, in production or assisting a community to develop a sustainable livelihood. The project is divided into two distinct ...

4th Regional Women Writers Residence – Call for Submissions

Uganda Women Writers Association (FEMRITE) calls for submissions for her 4th Regional Women Writers Residence to be held in November 2012. This is an inspiring initiative that brings together upcoming African women writers. The main objectives of the residency are: • To ...

Enhancing parliament’s capacity in gender analysis

Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) in partnership with the Office of the Speaker of Parliament, and Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA) in 2011 created and supported a task force in Parliament to act as gender responsive budget champions mandated ...

Social media is about social science not technology

In 2007, I wrote an article entitled, “Social Media is About Sociology Not Technology.” It’s a statement that after five years, I thankfully continue to see shared every day on Twitter. As time passed and experience matured, I amended that ...

Christine Ampaire: Software Engineering student Wins Ringmasters Award at Mobile World Congress

A Software Engineering student and a member of Women in Technology  Uganda (WITU) Christine Ampaire together with her team that developed a mobile app called MafutaGo won the Ringmasters Award at the Mobile Premier Awards Ceremony at the Mobile World ...

FOWODE Dialogue on Wednesday March 7th 2012 to commemorate International Women’s Day Publicity

2012 International Women's Day 2012 will be celebrated under the theme: Connecting Girl, Inspiring Futures. FOWODE will contribute to these commemoration by holding a half day dialogue during the International Women's Day Publicity week on Wednesday March 7th 2012 at ...