Empowering Communities: The Relevance of Digital Literacy and Security

Introduction In an increasingly digital world, the importance of digital literacy and security cannot be overstated. For the community we work in, these skills are not only essential but also transformative. Through our project, we have witnessed firsthand the relevance and impact of digital literacy and security for the community, empowering its members and bridging […]

Empowering Rural Women: How Digital Technologies Strengthened COVID-19 Response in Uganda

Caption: During one of the SMILE projects capacity building meetings Introduction In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, marginalized communities in rural areas of Uganda faced numerous challenges, including limited access to information, healthcare services, and resources. However, a groundbreaking project emerged, aiming to empower women’s rights organizations and enhance their capacity to respond effectively […]

Graphics Design: A better way to brand your organization online/offline

Caption: A flyer used to invite WOUGNET members for a training Graphics design can be identified as the art of projecting ideas and experiences with the aid of visual and textual content. These may be through infographics, flyers, typography, videos, voiceovers, banners, and brochures among others. During the Digital Literacy Training On the 3rd Feb […]

Twitter Chat: Creating ICT-related Impact on grassroots communities as a Result of the SMILE Project  

Introduction The SMILE Project, which stands for “Strengthening Women’s Livelihoods and Magnifying Resilience to COVID-19 Emergency by Promoting Effective Use of Digital Technologies in Uganda’’ funded by APC aims to create ICT-related impact on grassroots communities by providing them with access to affordable and innovative technology solutions and skills. The project seeks to bridge the […]

How the COVID-19 Pandemic has Impacted Digital Transformation for Women-led Organisations?

Caption: WOUGNET’s visit to one of its Member Organisation Integrating digital technology into all areas, especially for women-led organisations has fundamentally changed how they operate and deliver value to communities. With the growing trends, digital technologies are widely perceived as a promising means to promote access to information for organisations. On the other hand, the […]

Girls in ICT Day 2020 Celebration: What does it mean for Girls in Tech

The International Girls in ICT day was celebrated on April 23, 2020, with the theme “Inspiring the Next Generations.” One would ask, what is being done to inspire the next generations of young women and girls to embrace Tech? Information and Communications Technology [ICT] is still a critical need for girls and women. As you […]

What do you know about typosquatting?

What is typosquatting? Typosquatting, also called URL hijacking, a sting site, or a fake URL, is a form of cybersquatting, and possibly brandjacking which relies on mistakes such as typos made by Internet users when inputting a website address into a web browser. Should a user accidentally enter an incorrect website address, they may be led […]

My Experience Getting Started with Cherie Blair Foundation

Cherie Blair Foundation (CBF) is a mentorship programme for women in business where young women entrepreneurs in Uganda and other countries are matched with mentors from different parts of the world under CBF aimed at enabling women in business gain more knowledge and skills on how best they can improve on their businesses based on […]

Cultural Norms, Beliefs and Values: The Reconstruction of Stereotypes on Women

The saying goes, “behind every successful man, there is a woman” however many men are still blind about women’s values. Over the past decade, women have been restricted from a lot of opportunities. This has been constructed on cultural values, norms, beliefs plus the prevailing stereotypes on women. For instance, globally women are believed to […]

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