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Women’s Movement Welcomes Ndana Tawamba

On Wednesday 1st June 2011, the women's movement met to welcome Ndana Tawamba, the new Executive Director of Urgent Action Fund-Africa, an African Feminist, Strategic fund based in Nairobi, Kenya.  The occasion held at Boda Boda, Garden City, Kampala, ...

Statement on ‘Women’s Vigil for Justice and Peace’

In response to the current situation in the country, the Women of Uganda organized a peaceful demonstration on Monday 9th May 2011 dubbed ‘WOMEN’S VIGIL FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE’. Dressed in white and each carrying an empty ...

Advocating for the MDG: Bike campaign for women in rural Uganda

The story of Teddy Achiro: I would like to start a 600km bike campaign to high light the plights of most women in rural Uganda. I step out at as an advocate for the Millennium Development Goal focusing on ...

Quiz for Men on International Women’s Day

Here is a quiz for men on International Women's Day By Atuki Turner, MIFUMI TODAY is International Women's Day when we celebrate the unique contribution made by women to society and the great strides achieved by women in ...

Honour Thy Woman: The Church and women heroes

Today is International Women's Day where we appreciate women's contribution to society, celebrate their victories and recognise the challenges still facing them. This year I was pleased to see that the Church took a stand on domestic ...

Updates from the 55th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

The 55th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is currently underway with representatives of Member States, Non Government Organisations (NGOs) and Civil Society continuing to evaluate progress on gender equality, identify challenges, set global standards ...

2010 WOUGNET HIGHLIGHTS

1.      WOUGNET celebrated ten years of empowering women through the use of  icts.Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) celebrated 10 years of empowering women and women organizations through the use of ICTs on 1st and 2nd June 2010 at Hotel Africana ...

Stop Gender Insensitive Adverts that Belittle Women!

The Right to Speak out Petition: To Warid Telecom Submitted By: Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) It is increasingly becoming evident that companies out of the urge to attract customers/make quick profits are resorting to gender ...

WOUGNET’s Maureen Agena a regional winner of ARYDIS Youth Essay Contest

WOUGNET’s Maureen Agena was a regional winner (East Africa) of the Youth Essay Contest organized by CTA under their project on Agriculture, Rural Development, Youth and ICT (ARDYIS). Maureen’s ...

WATER IS EVERYBODY’S BUSINESS. WE ALL NEED IT TO SURVIVE!!

“Putting a price on Water will make us aware of its scarcity and make us take better care of it” Agnel Gurria, Secretray –general of the OECD,quoted in The Guardian.’Experts call for hike in global water prices’. April ...