Tag Archives: women empowerment

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 ...

Empowering women through the web

With support from the World Wide Web Foundation, WOUGNET carried out a 2-day pilot test on 16th-17th of March 2015 in Kamwokya. The aim was to find out the level of access and usage of technology in empowering women. Random ...

How WOUGNET has fought for gender equality by empowering Ugandan Women through ICT

Life in the 21st century is unimaginable without the dynamics of ICT, which are adding unprecedented dimensions to humankind’s interaction on global, economic and social levels. In 2000, gender equality and empowerment of women became the third Millennium Development Goal ...

Domestic Violence and prevention efforts at YWCA Genesee, my experience vs. community perspective

When I arrived in the U.S, i had the opportunity to immediately participate in a Domestic violence, prevention and awareness campaign. My Supervisor, Jeanne Walton assigned me to spend a half a day with Ms.Cindy Earl who is the Director, ...

Annual Celebration of International Day of Rural Women – October 15th

Background Rural women make more than a quarter of the world population, contributing to the well being of their families and development of rural economies therefore playing a key role in food production and food security. The idea of Rural Women’s ...

Three Global Fund for Women Grantees Win Nobel Peace Prize

Global Fuind for Women: We Congratulate Our Sisters! We celebrate and congratulate Global Fund for Women grantees, Leymah Gbowee, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Yemini pro-democracy activist, Tawakkul Karman, who share the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. "We at the Global Fund ...

Call for Articles: ACFODE’s Arise Magazine

The call for articles for issue 51 for the Arise Magazine is on!! The theme for this issue is: “From Financial Crunch to Social Meltdown – Impact of the Global Economic Recession and How We Can Cope with it.” Though Uganda has ...