Women of Uganda Network




 

Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) is a Network of over 100 Organisations the majority of which are in urban areas, but some are in rural areas with poor access to the Internet. Founded in May 2000, we are dedicated to aiding women and women's organizations in the use of information and communication technologies, focusing on use of mobile phones, e-mail and the web, as well as the integration of "traditional means" such as radio, video and print in a way that enables wider outreach.

What people say about WOUGNET

Women in low- and middle-income countries are, on average, 10% less likely to own a mobile phone than men, which translates into 184 million fewer women owning mobile phones (GSMA, 2018)
Even when women own mobile phones, there is a significant gender gap in usage, particularly for more transformational services, such as mobile internet
National broadband plans to guide the policy reforms needed to achieve universal access have never been developed or are badly outdated in 41% of countries (A4AI,2017)






















Why ICT Policy Making and Advocacy efforts should Advance a Gender-Responsive approach to...

The euphoria that has been encapsulated within the term ‘Africa Rising’ according to researchers is attributed to Africa’s expanding middle class and the development of information and...


Ensuring access to information on menstrual hygiene management and sexual reproductive health...

The Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES), in partnership with Water Aid Uganda on 29th March 2018 hosted a full day stakeholder’s meeting on menstrual hygiene management (MHM) and sexual...


Contributions to Policy Making and Advocacy Efforts in Advancing Gender Digital Equality in Uganda

Women’s exclusion from the digital revolution is primarily due to policy failure, and policy failure can be reversed” (World Wide Web Foundation, 2016)

Founded in 2000, the Women of...

Upcoming Events
AI for Good Global Summit 2018
From: 15-May-2018 to: 17-May-2018 Book this event

2018 ICT4D Conference
From: 08-May-2018 to: 10-May-2018 Book this event

Internet Freedom Festival
From: 05-Mar-2018 to: 09-Mar-2018 Book this event

RightsCon Toronto 2018
From: 16-May-2018 to: 18-May-2018 Book this event


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WOUGNET Programmes

WOUGNET work is carried out under the following programme thematic areas:

  1. Information Sharing and Networking
  2. Technical Support
  3. Gender and ICT Policy Advocacy

Our Donors


SIDA


The Indigo Trust


ICT4DemEA


Spider


World Wide Web Foundation


ARF



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