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Supporting Ugandan Women entrepreneurs to improve business and export growth

Supporting Ugandan women entrepreneurs is crucial, as they face major obstacles when trying to develop their business and export their products. From 23rd to 25thNovember 2015, WOUGNET organized, in partnership with the International Labor Organization (ILO), a workshop for women ...

Invitation for the MUBs 6th Annual Youth Camp, January 2016 at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre, Entebbe

The MUBS Outreach Centres which include; the Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Career Guidance, ICT Centres in collaboration with the Students’ Guild MUBS announce the 6th Annual Youth Camp 2016. We believe that such activities will help the youth make good use of their holidays and vacation time, ...

Why Life Skills building on sexuality education for Community Radio Managers in Uganda Critical

WOUGNET participated in 2-day training for Capacity Building of Community Based Radio Managers on Comprehensive Sexuality Education at Colline Hotel Mukono from 15th-18th November 2015. The training focused on UNESCO’s fulfilment of the Commission to Radio Apac on Building the ...

National Dialogue on Ending Child Marriage in Uganda

On the 20th of November 2015, the Girls Not Brides Alliance finalized the Advocacy workshop on capacity building for its members with a half day National Dialogue which started at 8:00am at Africana Hotel, Kampala. It was attended by over ...

Advocacy strategy critical in ending child marriages in Uganda

From Wednesday 18th to Thursday 19th November 2015, over 50 members of the Girls Not Brides Alliance from various regions of Uganda gathered at Nob View Hotel-Ntinda to discuss and generate relevant ideas as inputs to the development of an ...

The Market-led User-owned ICT4Ag Enabled Information Services Project Launch

WOUGNET participated in the Consortium meeting led by Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) for the Launch of “Market-led User-owned ICT4Ag Enabled Information Services (MUIIS) project” from 22nd - 23rd October 2015 at Serena Hotel Kampala. The ...

WOUGNET conducted a dissemination workshop of the findings from the women and the Web Research on 4th November 2015

World Wide Web Foundation commissioned a national survey on women and the web to inform policy discourse and action on implementing inclusion measures to narrow the digital gender gap through evidence-based research on women’s use of ICTs (specifically web-enabled ICTs). ...

What Would Trigger Girls Interest in Computing to Diverge from Boys?

Computing is the process of utilizing computer technology to complete a task. Computing may involve hardware or software, but must involve some form of a computer system. Most individuals use some form of computing every day whether they realize it ...

Equality in Access: Why gender is a communication issue

It is estimated that 25% fewer women than men use the Web in developing countries, with this gap widening to 45% in sub-Saharan Africa.  Women of Uganda Network, WOUGNET, contributed to recent research commissioned by the World Wide Web Foundation ...

From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education Safe for All!

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence run from 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to 10 December (Human Rights Day). The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to ...