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RESEARCH VALIDATION MEETING

The Uganda farmers’ common voice platform validation of research reports in 3 areas of resource allocation to agriculture sector, Indigenous seed and feasibility study for the formation of the land and agriculture bank in Uganda took place on the 7th ...

Women decry discrimination in ICT policy initiatives

As Uganda joins the rest of the world to launch the Women’s Rights Online Research, government has been urged to implement the laws that support online gender equality. Irene Murungi the Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) Gender Policy Officer, notes ...

How Perceptions affect the Use of Internet by Women and Men in Uganda

WOUGNET has been engaged in research with technical support of Web Foundation from the period of March-July 2015. The Research was done with the financial support of Sida, due to wide gender inequality gaps in opportunities and resources. WOUGNET envisions ...

Social media dominates women’s use of the web

By Sumita Thapar Poor women in cities are using the internet just as much as more affluent women and men, but are less likely to use it to increase their income or engage with politics online, a study has found. The report ...

Women and the Web in Uganda

#WomenRightsOnline survey in Uganda shows women's access to the internet is far less than men's - only 21% of the female respondents had accessed the internet in six months prior to the survey, compared to 61% men and that 44% ...

What are the challenges women face in using the web in Uganda

Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) envisions a society where women are empowered through use of ICTs for sustainable development. WOUGNET recently conducted a research and found that gender inequalities are widespread in participation of women and girls in Science, Technology ...

Internship Opportunity at Akina Mama wa Afrika

AMwA is seeking for two Interns (Programs and Finance). Role: To support the programmes team in the design, implementation and management of programme initiatives relevant to African women, in line with AMwA’s mission and objectives. Reports to: The Executive Director DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. ...

The Role of Mentorship in Creating Positive Change In My Life.

My name is Arutun Frieda Daisy, I work with Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) as Program Assistant - Information Sharing and Networking and a mentee with Cherie Blair Foundation 2015. I would like to share my experiences about CBF mentorship ...

How is Gender equality and women’s empowerment key in Uganda’s economic growth?

Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) conducted a research on Gender Equality in the Knowledge Society; and a critical analysis on participation of women and girls in Science, Technology and Innovation, politics and business. Gender inequalities are widespread in the different ...

Why ICTs are drivers in women’s economic growth and empowerment in Uganda

Uganda is one of the developing countries with fast internet adoption, with regard to ICT/internet access and use. Through the existing enabling policy environment, ICTs are central to the creation of the emerging knowledge-based economy and can play a vital ...