Tag Archives: McGill University

Apac, another side of the pearl of Africa

From June 21st to 24th 2016, I had the amazing opportunity to visit Apac, a district in Northern Uganda, with the Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET). During this short trip, we visited members of the organization, shared our experience as ...

The Ugandan Father’s Place in Child-Care

The bleak reality of paternal child-care involvement is one experienced in most countries in the world; even those seen as progressive in their policies and in the views of their male populations are far from achieving truly egalitarian gender ideologies. ...

Gender-Based Disparities Within Uganda’s Unique Cultural Contexts

While the caste system does not exist in Uganda, a deep line of social stratification nonetheless separates the rich from the poor. In the mid-1990’s 55% of the population was living below the national poverty line. While this number is ...

Internship spurs professional, personal growth

This past summer, over 200 Faculty of Arts students interned in Canada and around the globe, from Chennai to Cape Town, and from Paris to Panama City. Since 2002, the Faculty of Arts Internship Program has helped undergraduate students offset ...